John Vanbrugh


[van-broo or, esp. British, van-bruh]
John, 1664–1726, English dramatist and architect. Unabridged
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Vanbrugh (ˈvænbrə)
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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