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Thomas Coke, 1st Earl of Leicester

Leopold Schmidt

Thomas Coke, 1st Earl of Leicester

an eighteenth-century amateur architect : exhibition at Holkham Hall 1980.

by Leopold Schmidt

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Published by L. Schmidt in Freiburg .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Leicester, Thomas Coke, -- Earl of.

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsHolkham Hall.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14589268M

      Coke Of Norfolk And His Friends V2: The Life Of Thomas William Coke, First Earl Of Leicester Of Holkham [Anna Maria Wilhelmina Stirling] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks. Get this from a library! Old Master drawings from Holkham: collected by the 1st Earl of Leicester (): [exhibition] Thos. Agnew and Sons Ltd., May 2nd - May 27th, [Clovis Whitfield; Gabriel Naughton; Thos. Agnew and Sons Ltd.].

    This year, Holkham Hall in Norfolk, one of England’s greatest stately homes, will be celebrating the th anniversary since Thomas Coke, 1st Earl of Leicester, returned from his Grand Tour of Europe. A new exhibition, ‘Treasures and Trophies: The Making of a Gentleman and a Great House’, shows how Thomas was inspired by his six-year journey to build Holkham Hall. The NOOK Book (eBook) of the Aristocratic Splendour: Money and the World of Thomas Coke, Earl of Leicester by D Mortlock at Barnes & Noble. FREE Due to COVID, orders may be delayed.

      Coke Of Norfolk And His Friends V1: The Life Of Thomas William Coke, First Earl Of Leicester Of Holkham () [Stirling, Anna M. W.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Coke Of Norfolk And His Friends V1: The Life Of Thomas William Coke, First Earl Of Leicester Of Holkham ()Author: Anna M. W. Stirling.   Family and Education b. c, 1st s. of Philip Roberts by Anne, da. of Edward Coke of Holkham Norf., sis. of Thomas, 1st Earl of Leicester. m.


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Thomas Coke, 1st Earl of Leicester by Leopold Schmidt Download PDF EPUB FB2

Thomas Coke, 1st Earl of Leicester (–) Anne Coke m. Philip Roberts: Edward Coke, Viscount Coke (–) Wenman (Roberts) Coke (c–) EARL OF LEICESTER, Thomas William Coke, 1st Earl of Leicester (–) Thomas William Coke, 2nd Earl of Leicester (–) Thomas William Coke, 3rd Earl of Leicester ( Monarch: Queen Victoria.

Thomas William Coke, 1st Earl of Leicester Thomas William Coke, 1st Earl of Leicester was a British politician and agricultural reformer. Photo size: " x " inches. Front and back of the image: Can I use this photograph in a publication I am doing, such as book, documentary or website.

Seller Rating: % positive. Coke of Norfolk and His Friends: The Life of Thomas William Coke, First Earl of Leicester of Holkham, Containing an Account of His Ancestry, Surroundings, Public Services & Private Friendships & Including Many Unpublished Letters from Noted Men of His Day, English & American, Volume 1.

Known universally as “Coke of Norfolk”, he was 1st Earl of Leicester book to the peerage in as the 1st Earl of Leicester of the 2nd creation, his 18th-century kinsman having Thomas Coke without an.

Coke, Thomas William, Earl of Leicester, Catalogue of manuscripts in the library at Holkham in the county of Norfolk belonging to Thomas William Coke Esq.

M.P. [manuscript] / compiled and arranged by William Roscoe ; collated and enlarged by Frederic Madden, Coke of Norfolk and His Friends: The Life of Thomas William Coke, First Earl of Leicester of Holkham, Containing an Account of His Ancestry, Surroundings, Public Services & Private Friendships & Including Many Unpublished Letters from Noted Men of His Day, Amazing book, written almost years ago.

I was touched by many of its stories 5/5(1). Book your stay; Earl of Leicester's favourite stately homes. Thomas Coke, 1st Earl of Leicester (Coke of Norfolk), who pioneered animal breeding and farm husbandry.

His descendants – I am his four greats grandson – still live in this beautiful place, which has many treasures to discover, has featured in leading Hollywood films.

The name of the book comes from its long-term owner―Thomas Coke, the Earl of Leicester―who acquired the book in It remained in the possession of the Leicester family untilwhen it was sold to Armand Hammer, an art collector, who invested time and money in the restoration of the manuscript and the English translation.

One such Grand Tourist who returned to England with a particularly spectacular classical vision was Thomas Coke ( ) 1st Earl of Leicester (fifth creation). Coke set off on his grand tour between and came back not only with an extensive new library, an enviable collection of art and classical sculpture, but also with a BIG idea.

Exh. cat., National Gallery of Art. Washington,p.under no.notes that aside from this work, the picture collection of Thomas Coke, 1st Earl of Leicester, is still intact. Nanette Salomon. "Courbet's 'Woman with a Parrot' and the Problem of 'Realism'." Tribute to Lotte Brand Philip: Art Historian and Detective.

The Codex Leicester (also briefly known as Codex Hammer) is a collection of scientific writings by Leonardo da Codex is named after Thomas Coke, later credited to Earl of Leicester, who purchased it in The manuscript currently holds the record for the second highest sale price of any book, as it was sold to Bill Gates at Christie's auction house on 11 November in New York.

The Earldom of Leicester has been created six times. Robert Dudley (), the favourite of Elizabeth I, was the 1st Earl of Leicester in its third creation. The fifth creation saw Thomas Coke () as 1st Earl of Leicester but the Earldom was dissolved on his death.

Holkham Hall - the rooms inside - The Libraries - book shelves This is Holkham Hall. Holkham Hall is the home of the Coke family. The Holkham Estate was purchased in by Sir Edward Coke. The house was built in the 18th century for Thomas Coke, 1st Earl of Leicester.

Was suprised to find that you are allowed to take photos inside Holkham : K. Anne Veronica Tennant, Baroness Glenconner LVO (née Coke; born 16 July ) is a British peeress and daughter of the 5th Earl of Leicester, Lady Glenconner served as a maid of honour at the Coronation of Elizabeth II inand was Extra Lady-in-waiting to Queen Elizabeth II's sister, Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon, from until the Princess died in This morning you will enjoy a tour of Lady Glenconner's family estate, Holkham Hall.

Built between and by Thomas Coke, the 1st Earl of Leicester, its hall reflects Coke's appreciation of classical art developed during his Grand Tour of Europe.

The Coke family have lived at Holkham since English: Media relating to Thomas Coke, 1st Earl of Leicester of the seventh creation, also known as Coke of Norfolk or Coke of Holkham, a British politician and agricultural reformer. Subcategories This category has only the following subcategory.

In October Lord Leicester retired from the active management of the estate and handed over control to his son Tom, Viscount Coke, who now becomes the 8th Earl of Leicester. He moved to another property on the estate in but continued to take a keen interest in the continuing improvement of the Hall, the estate and its buildings.

- The 18th-century aristocratic version of today’s gap year travels inspired the creation of Holkham, when Thomas Coke, later the 1st Earl of Leicester, enjoyed a Grand Tour of Europe, collecting ideas and artefacts for his planned palatial home.

It could almost bethe year the grand house was completed, shortly after the death of Thomas Coke, the first Earl of Leicester. The estate is now run by Viscount Thomas Coke.

“Thomas Coke, 1st Earl of Leicester, KB (17 June – 20 April ) was an English land-owner and patron of the arts. He is particularly noted for commissioning the design and construction of Holkham Hall in north Norfolk.

Between andhe was one of the two Members of Parliament for Norfolk. He was honoured by being created. Get this from a library! Holkham Library: a history and description. [D P Mortlock; Edward Coke Leicester, Earl of; Roxburghe Club.; Smith Settle (Firm),; Geoff Green Book Design (Firm),] -- "A detailed description and history of one of the world's finest private libraries, much of which was acquired by Thomas Coke, 1st Earl of Leicester () who built Holkham Hall in Norfolk.Thomas William Coke (), 1st Earl of Leicester, British politician and agricultural reformer, eldest son of Robert Wenman (who on succeeding to the estate of his maternal uncle, Thomas Coke, earl of Leicester, assumed the surname and arms of Coke) Thomas Coke (), Welsh cleric, the first Methodist Bishop.In Coke was created earl of Leicester of Holkham.

Leicester, who was a strong and handsome man and a fine sportsman, died at Longford Hall in Derbyshire on the 30th of June He was twice married, and Thomas William, his son by his second marriage, succeeded to his earldom.