prodigy house

prodigy house

One of a number of extravagant houses constructed in England at the beginning of the 17th century.
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It is an Elizabethan prodigy house dating back to the early part of the 16th century with building first by Sir Rice Mansel and then in the second half of the century by Sir Edward Mansell.
Prodigy houses of Virginia; architecture and the native elite.
Beginning with the mid-sixteenth-century consumer society of London, he takes us through the world and ideas of Lord Burghley, the Prodigy Houses, Nicholas Barbon and Bernard de Mandeville; he focuses on what he considers to be the vastly underestimated influence of The Spectator flowing from the pens of Pope, Addison and Hume.