The Repton Gazette and Brown Advisor

300 Frequently Asked Questions about Capability Brown, and a further 200 about Humphry Repton

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214: Did Brown really dislike deer?

In my last (note 213), I offered to my companions at the Tatler’s Waste-bin a list of all those landscapes of that fine man and lord-lieutenant of Huntingdon, Capability Brown, for which I had records of an active deer park.

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206: What then of Mickle?

A hunting metaphor is suited to Mr F, who springs to horse in Melton Mowbray, ever-ready to pursue his quarry over no matter how many years and over no matter how unfortunate a country. Thus I have never expected to find a quick result to his researches into the gardener, Adam Mickle who appears to have been working with James Wyatt in 1799.

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