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life and circumstances of James Brydges , first Duke of Chandos , patron of the liberal arts

C H Collins Baker

life and circumstances of James Brydges , first Duke of Chandos , patron of the liberal arts

by C H Collins Baker

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Published by Clarendon Press in Oxford .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby C.H. Collins Baker and Muriel I. Baker.
ContributionsBaker, Muriel I., Brydges, James, Duke of Chandos.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16844280M

Hunt's father was then employed by James Brydges, 3rd Duke of Chandos as tutor to his nephew, James Henry Leigh (father of Chandos Leigh), after whom the boy was named. Education Leigh Hunt was educated at Christ's Hospital from to , a period which is detailed in his autobiography. Sources used to catalog the Lydia Catherine Brydges, Duchess of Chandos, Papers: Baker, C. H. Collins and Muriel Baker. The Life and Circumstances of James Brydges, First Duke of Chandos (Oxford: Clarendon Press, ). Dickson, P. G. M. and J. V. Beckett. “The Finances of the Dukes of Chandos: Aristocratic Inheritance, Marriage, and Debt in.

Full text of "The princely Chandos, a memoir of James Brydges, paymaster-general to the forces abroad during the most brilliant part of the Duke of Marlborough's military career, , afterwards the first Duke of Chandos" See other formats. The Most Noble James Brydges, 1st Duke of Chandos, P.C. 2. 9 August 28 November The Most Noble Henry Brydges, 2nd Duke of Chandos: 3. 28 November 29 September The Most Noble James Brydges, 3rd Duke of Chandos, P.C.

The rise and fall of Henry James Brydges, first duke of Chandos, provides as worthy a subject as any for a film or television drama. Within the space of ten years, from say to , he rose to fame and riches, only to descend into relative obscurity following the loss of his wealth which was equally as dramatic as the gaining of it. The Life and Circumstances of James Brydges First Duke of Chandos Patron of the Liberal Arts. By C. H. COLLINS BAKER and MURIEL I. BAKER. Pp. xix+ 25 Plates. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 42s. net. In the muniment rooms of many noble families of England untold treasures still lie hidden ready to be exploited by future historians. The.


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Collins Baker and Muriel I. Baker. Published in co-operation with the Huntington Library Clarendon Press Oxford James Brydges, 1st Duke of Chandos, was the eldest child of Sir James Brydges, 8th Lord Chandos. On his father's death in he was created Viscount Wilton and Earl of Carnarvon.

He became Duke of Chandos in Brydges was MP for Hereford from to   Once described as 'England's Apollo' James Brydges, first Duke of Chandos () was an outstanding patron of the arts during the first half of the eighteenth century.

The rise and fall of Henry James Brydges, first duke of Chandos, provides as worthy a subject as any for a film or television drama. Within the space of ten years, from say tohe rose to fame and riches, only to descend into relative obscurity following the loss of his wealth which was equally as dramatic as the gaining of it.

99 Charles Henry Collins Baker, The Life and Circumstances of James Brydges, First Duke of Chandos, Patron of the Liberal Arts (Oxford, ). Susan Jenkins, Portrait of a Patron: The Patronage and Collecting of James Brydges, 1st Duke of Chandos (–) (Aldershot, ), 78– Harris, Handel as Orpheus,   James Brydges, 1st duke of Chandos, (born Jan.

6, —died Aug. 9, ), English nobleman, patron of composer George Frideric Handel. The son and heir of James Brydges, 8th Baron Chandos of Sudeley, he was a member of Parliament from to For eight years (–13) during the War of the Spanish Succession, he was paymaster general of the forces abroad, whereby.

James Brydges, 3rd Duke of Chandos was born on 27 December 3 He was the son of Henry Brydges, 2nd Duke of Chandos and Lady Mary Bruce. 1,3 He was baptised on 14 January /32 at St. James' Church, Westminster, London, England G. 3,4 He married, firstly, Margaret Nicol, daughter of John Nicol and Margaret Poole, on 22 March at St.

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Brydges, James, first duke of Chandos (–), politician and patron of music, was born at Dewsall, Herefordshire, on 6 Januarythe eldest son of James Brydges, eighth Baron Chandos (–), who held estates in Herefordshire and Radnorshire, and Elizabeth Barnard (–), who came from a successful merchant family.

the second- and ground-floor plans and a selected short extract of it in his biography of the Duke of Chandos: The Life and Circumstances of James Brydges, first Duke of Chandos, Patron of the Liberal Arts, in This has been a valuable (if incomplete), source of. The Life and Circumstances of James Brydges: First Duke of Chandos, Patron of the Liberal Arts (Oxford University: Clarendon Press).

Still the standard work on Chandos and Cannons (Henry St. John, Lord Bolingbroke) Letters of Henry St. John to James Brydges (Harvard University Press). The rise and fall of HENRY JAMES BRYDGES, first duke of Chandos, provides as worthy a subject as any for a film or television drama. Within the space of ten years, from say tohe rose to fame and riches, only to descend into relative obscurity following the loss of his wealth which was equally as dramatic as the gaining of it.

John Robert Robinson: The Princely Chandos, A Memoir Of James Brydges, Paymaster-General To The Forces Abroad During The Most Brilliant Part Of The Duke Of Marlborough's Military Career,Afterwards The First Duke Of Chandos.

Weldon Princely Chandos: James Brydges ; C.H. and M.I. Collins Baker, The Life and Circumstances of James Brydges: First Duke of Chandos, Patron of the Liberal Arts (Oxford University: Clarendon Press). Still the standard work on Chandos and Cannons (Henry St. John, Lord Bolingbroke) This unusual painting of James Brydges, 1st Duke of Chandos is actually part of a larger picture, which we know about from eighteenth-century descriptions.

In the Dutch artist Johan van Gool recalled seeing a life-sized portrait of the Duke and Duchess of Chandos, with. Salvation seemed to arrive in in the person of James Brydges, the Duke of Chandos, who led a massive re-capitalization of the company and made the strategic decision to move its focus to the commodity trade between Europe and Africa and on the search for .Background.

Chandos was the only son of Henry Brydges, 2nd Duke of Chandos, and Lady Mary Bruce, daughter of Charles Bruce, 3rd Earl of studied at Westminster School in –49a and at Göttingen University in / Political career.

Chandos was Member of Parliament for Winchester from to and for Radnorshire between and 16 Apr Lady Anna Elizabeth Brydges, de jure suo jure Lady Kinloss (d. 15 May ; bur. at Avington, co. Hampshire), 2nd but only surv.

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