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The 8th Lord Howard de Walden

The 8th Lord Howard de Walden

The 8th Lord Howard de Walden was a man of many talents. He took a great interest in literary matters, writing books and plays, using his own money on many occasions to stage large scale productions. He had a keen interest in music and art and supported many orchestras and artists. Other interests included horse racing, as owner and breeder, and fencing which he pursued to international level and was a reserve for the Olympic team in 1908. It isn't surprising then that this led to him collecting one of the country's finest collections of arms and armour.

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