Henry Hoare

Henry Hoare, the second, known as Henry Hoare 'the Magnificent', was a merchant banker and patron of the arts active as a landscape designer in the mid-18th century. Hoare was the owner/designer of Stourhead gardens in Wiltshire, England.

Sources:

Hutchings, Victoria, ‘Hoare, Henry (1705–1785)’, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2004) <http://www.oxforddnb.com/view/article/37552> [accessed 28 July 2008]

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