The Aristocrat Who Painted the Town Red, 1837

The legend of a Marquis' drunken antics resulted in an epic night in town... painting it red despite the townsfolk's spluttering rage. Read about the chaos this posh wild child caused. One day in spring 1837 at the Thorpe End tollgate in the fine old English market town of Melton Mowbray, with its half-timbered Tudor... Continue Reading →

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