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British History Quiz
This revolutionary artist, architect, and landscape gardener helped develop the peculiarly English style of landscape gardening
His most famous works included Holkham Hall, and the Horse Guards in WhitehallHis son in law, Capability Brown, became the leading landscape gardener in English history
This Day in British History
30 September, 1399
Henry IV declares himself king of England
Henry takes the throne after deposing Richard II. The actual coronation takes place on 13 October, and Richard is killed, probably by Henry's order, the next year.