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The Duke of Beaufort’s Hunt (the Beaufort) is one of the oldest and largest of the fox hunting packs in England.

Hunting with dogs in the area dates back to 1640, primarily deer but also foxes, and was led by the Marquis of Worcester. In 1762, Henry Somerset, 5th Duke of Beaufort, decided to focus on foxhunting after an unsuccessful day hunting deer. From that point on, the Dukes of Beaufort have participated in the hunt, often acting as Master of the hunt. Henry Somerset, 10th Duke of Beaufort held the position for 60 years, gaining a reputation as “the greatest fox-hunter of the twentieth century”, and was eventually simply by the nickname, ‘Master’.

The hunt covers a 760 square miles (2,000 km2) area of land between Cirencester and Bath to the north and south and between Malmesbury and Nailsworth to the east and west, although only 500 square miles (1,300 km2) of land was useable by 2013. The hunt occurred four days a week during hunting season, approximately 125 days per year

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