Keyword: Northamptonshire

Boughton: The House, its People and its Collections

Richard Buccleuch et al.

It was the dream of the Duke of Buccleuch’s ambitious forebear Ralph, 1st Duke of Montagu, to transform his ancestral home in Northamptonshire from a Tudor manor house into a grand seat with the majesty that had so impressed him at Versailles when he was Charles II’s envoy to the court of Louis XIV. READ MORE

Paperback: £20.00

Iron Age, Roman and Anglo-Saxon Settlement along the Empingham to Hannington Pipeline in Northamptonshire and Rutland

Simon Carlyle et al.

Reports on excavations by Northamtonshire Archaeology (now MOLA) in the south-east Midlands region; Nineteen sites were investigated, dating primarily to the Iron Age, Roman and Anglo-Saxon periods READ MORE

Paperback: £26.00 | eBook: £16.00

Boughton: The House, its People and its Collections

Richard Buccleuch et al.

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