7 July 2016
By Charissa Bremer-David
The two tapestries in the Great Hall of Firle Place are French and date from the late-seventeenth to early-eighteenth century.
4 May 2016
By Adam Langlands
One of Firle’s most evocative, and perhaps surprising, treasures is John Montresor’s manuscript map and defensive survey of New York City.
27 April 2016
By Deborah Gage
Thomas Gage reached the rank of Commander in Chief of the British Forces at a critical time in the history of America.
15 April 2016
By Martin Murphy
Joseph Gage became a legend in his own lifetime, largely due to Alexander Pope’s satirical portrait of him as an example of venality and folie de grandeur. In fact the truth is more remarkable than the legend.