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Happy birthday the Fitzwilliam!

Happy birthday the Fitzwilliam!

On 4 February, 1816 an Irish peer, Richard, 7th Viscount Fitzwilliam of Merrion, died aged 71 – to the benefit of Cambridge University. He left a fabulous collection of works of art including paintings by Titian and Veronese, wonderful books, illuminated manuscripts, handwritten scores by some of the greatest composers, […]