Definition of Vanbrugh, Sir John in English:

Vanbrugh, Sir John

proper noun

  • (1664–1726), English architect and playwright. His comedies include The Relapse (1696) and The Provok'd Wife (1697). Among his architectural works are Castle Howard in Yorkshire (1702) and Blenheim Palace in Oxfordshire (1705), both produced in collaboration with Nicholas Hawksmoor.


Vanbrugh, Sir John