John Vanbrugh


John Vanbrugh
noun
English architect (1664-1726)
Syn: ↑Vanbrugh, ↑Sir John Vanbrigh
Instance Hypernyms: ↑architect, ↑designer

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John Vanbrugh [John Vanbrugh]
(1664–1726) an English ↑architect and writer of plays. His plays, which are late Restoration comedies, include The Relapse (1696) and The Provok’d Wife (1697). In his mid 30s he began a second career as an ↑architect, working with Nicholas Hawksmoor. Together they designed several grand houses and other buildings, including ↑Castle Howard and ↑Blenheim Palace. He was made a ↑knight in 1714.

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