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Compton Verney : a history of the house and its owners / edited by Robert Bearman.

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    Reading Room - 87.2 Compton Verney/

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    188 p. : ill., 1geneal. table, maps, plans, ports. ; 25 cm.

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General note: Based on papers from a two-day conference held in 1998 at Compton Verney. Includes index. Formatted contents note: MPs, JPs and the occasional rogue: the Verney family over sixteen generations / Robert Bearman -- Compton Verney: landscape and people in the Middle Ages / Christopher Dyer -- Compton Verney: an architectural history of the house / Steven Brindle -- The post-medieval landscape at Compton Veney / Geoffrey Tyack. A seventeenth century landscape: the Chesterton estate and the Willoughby de Broke papers / Philip J. Wise -- Portrait of a 'diehard' : Greville Verney, nineteenth Lord Willoughby de Broke / Roland Quinault -- After the fall: Compton Verney 1921-1928 / Martyn James.