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 (văn′brə, văn-bro͞o′), Sir John 1664-1726.
English playwright and architect who wrote The Provok'd Wife (produced 1697) and designed Blenheim Palace.

Vanbrugh

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(Biography) Sir John. 1664–1726, English dramatist and baroque architect. His best-known plays are the Restoration comedies The Relapse (1697) and The Provok'd Wife (1697). As an architect, he is noted esp for Blenheim Palace
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Vanbrugh and Congreve copied nature; but they who copy them draw as unlike the present age as Hogarth would do if he was to paint a rout or a drum in the dresses of Titian and of Vandyke.
To the next generation and the end of the period (or rather of the Restoration literature, which actually lasted somewhat beyond 1700), belong William Congreve, a master of sparkling wit, Sir John Vanbrugh, and George Farquhar.
Such was the opinion of John Soane of the works of Sir John Vanbrugh.
The noted architect Sir John Vanbrugh designed the town hall, though the building was rebuilt in 1869 after a fire.
The gunman is yet to be identified, Liverpool Crown Court heard, but Burton was prosecuted for the cannabis farm in his specially adapted bungalow on Vanbrugh Road.
1726: Sir John Vanbrugh, playwright and architect of Blenheim Palace, Castle Howard and many castles and houses, died.
On behalf of a private client, Savills has let Unit 8 on Berrywood Business Village , Hedge End in Southampton to eDigital Research PLC, which is relocating its operation from Vanbrugh House in Hedge End.
When asked by Petra Delaval, the attraction is regarded as one of the nest houses in the North East and the best work of architect Sir John Vanbrugh, who was considered one of the masters of English Baroque.
HTSA are also pleased to announce that David Taylor, an honorary president of Town, has kindly agreed to appear in a question and answer session at The Vanbrugh prior to the Charlton Athletic on Saturday.
Vanbrugh House Hotel is in the heart of the city, a short walk from the worldrenowned Ashmolean Museum (entry free, www.
Abdulaziz bin Raheem Al-Hazmi, SAUDIA's acting head of Transport Sector received the prizes at a special ceremony held in London on the sidelines of Vanbrugh International Aviation Exhibition last night.
Another heritage site open for visitors this year is the picturesque Saint George's Church, Esher, Surrey, built around 1540, which has elaborate 18th century carvings, a three-deck pulpit and a pew designed by the Blenheim Palace architect, John Vanbrugh.