Fritz von der Schulenburg

BOOKS BY THIS CONTRIBUTOR

Boughton: The House, its People and its Collections

Fritz von der Schulenburg

In this sumptuous portrait of Boughton House, known as ‘the English Versailles’, the present Duke sets the scene with a history of his ancestors who acquired the Northamptonshire manor in the reign of Henry VIII. Ralph, 1st Duke of Montagu (1638–1709), Charles II’s envoy to Louis XIV, transformed Boughton into a palatial homage to French culture. READ MORE

Paperback: £17.95

Bowhill: The House, its People and its Paintings

Fritz von der Schulenburg

Bowhill started life as a modest Georgian villa bought for political reasons. The art collection was consolidated when Henry, the enlightened 3rd Duke, and his wife, Elizabeth, united three great families of Montagu, Douglas and Scott. They left to later generations to transform Bowhill into a huge mansion and add great treasures to its collection. READ MORE

Paperback: £12.95