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Vanbrugh, Sir John

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishVanbrugh, Sir JohnSir John VanbrughVan‧brugh, Sir John /ˈvænbrə $ vænˈbruː/  (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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