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Vanbrugh, Sir John

     
Vanbrugh, Sir John
(1664-1726) an English architect and Restoration comedy writer. He designed large houses for upper class people, including Blenheim Palace, one of the best examples of the baroque style in the UK, and Castle Howard. His plays include The Relapse and The Provok'd Wife.

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