John Vanbrugh
Sir John Vanbrugh (/ˈvænbrə/; 24 January 1664 (baptised) – 26 March 1726) was an English architect and dramatist, perhaps best known as the designer of Blenheim Palace and Castle Howard. He wrote...
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Blenheim Palace - History
A segment of David Dimbleby How We Built Britain about the Blenheim Palace.
Blenheim Palace - Birthplace of Sir Winston Churchill
Welcome to the Blenheim Palace Video Archive. Please enjoy this short Blenheim Palace Video which captures images and scenes from the Palace in Woodstock Oxf...
The Provoked Wife
The Provoked Wife is the second original comedy written by John Vanbrugh. The often-repeated claim that Vanbrugh wrote part of his comedy The Provoked Wife in the Bastille is based on allusions in a ...
The Provoked Wife - Wikipedia
Castle Howard
Castle Howard is a stately home in North Yorkshire, England, 15 miles (24 km) north of York. It is a private residence, the home of the Carlisle branch of the Howard family for more than 300 year...
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Blenheim Palace
Blenheim Palace (pronounced /ˈblɛnɪm/ BLEN-im) is a monumental country house situated in Woodstock, Oxfordshire, England. It is the principal residence of the dukes of Marlborough, and the only ...
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Seaton Delaval Hall
Seaton Delaval Hall is a Grade I listed country house in Northumberland, England. It is near the coast just north of Newcastle upon Tyne. Located between Seaton Sluice and Seaton Delaval, it was desig...
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List of works by John Vanbrugh
John Vanbrugh created many disparate works, and this is a list of many of the notable ones.Attributed works include:
List of works by John Vanbrugh - Wikipedia
Grimsthorpe Castle
Grimsthorpe Castle is a country house in Lincolnshire, England 4 miles (6.4 km) north-west of Bourne on the A151. It lies within a 3,000 acre (12 km²) park of rolling pastures, lakes, and wo...
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Kimbolton Castle
Kimbolton Castle in Kimbolton, Huntingdonshire, Cambridgeshire, is best known as the final home of King Henry VIII's first queen, Catherine of Aragon. Originally a medieval castle but converted into ...
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Nicholas Hawksmoor
Nicholas Hawksmoor (probably 1661 – 25 March 1736) was an English architect. He was a leading figure of the English Baroque style of architecture in the late-seventeenth and early-eighteenth centuries...
Nicholas Hawksmoor - Wikipedia
The Relapse
The Relapse, or, Virtue in Danger is a Restoration comedy from 1696 written by John Vanbrugh. The play is a sequel to Colley Cibber's Love's Last Shift, or, Virtue Rewarded.In Cibber's Love's Last Shi...
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Kit-Cat Club
The Kit-Cat Club (sometimes Kit-Kat Club) was an early 18th-century English club in London with strong political and literary associations, committed to the furtherance of Whig objectives, meeting at ...
Kit-Cat Club - Wikipedia
Vanbrugh Castle
Vanbrugh Castle is the house designed and built by John Vanbrugh for his own family, located on Maze Hill on the eastern edge of Greenwich Park in London, to the north of Blackheath, with views to the...
Vanbrugh Castle - Wikipedia