The Holy Roman Empire and Capability Brown

Peter Wilson describes the 1000-year history of this unusual central European entity, while Sarah Rutherford talks about the work of one of Britain’s greatest landscape designers


Professor Peter Wilson discusses his new book The Holy Roman Empire: A Thousand Years of Europe’s History. Meanwhile, garden historian Sarah Rutherford pays a visit to the grounds of Blenheim Palace in Oxfordshire where she explores the work of the great landscape designer Capability Brown