Description - Champagne & Shambles by Catherine Beale
In January 1870, Johnny Arkwright was the largest landowner in Herefordshire. From the processions and balls which celebrated his coming of age, to facing financial ruin at his own sons birthday and the eventual sale of the estate, this book shows, through the example of a prominent family, the downfall of the landed classes.
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(234mm x 156mm x 10mm)
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Author Biography - Catherine Beale
Catherine Beale has worked as a historian since 1995. She has written articles for Garden History, Country Life, Hortus and the Hereford Times, conducted historical and garden tours, and given talks to various groups.