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The residence of the Duchess of Beaufort at Stoke

The residence of the Duchess of Beaufort at Stoke

Artist: Grimm, Samuel Hieronymus

Medium: Ink wash on paper

Date: 1788

Shelfmark: Additional MS 15540

Item number: f. 227

Length: 182

Width: 262

Scale: Millimetres

Genre: Manuscript

A view in ink of the house of Elizabeth Somerset, Duchess of Beaufort, at Stoke Gifford in Gloucestershire. Elizabeth and her husband, the fourth Duke of Beaufort, were granted the Manor after Elizabeth's brother, the Governor of Virginia Lord Botetourt, died in Williamsburg in 1770. Lord Botetourt was the last of the Stoke Gifford Berkeleys family who had held the manor house for centuries.

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