James Stuart


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Stuart, James,

1713–88, English architect, archaeologist, and painter. After working his way to Rome in 1742, Stuart accompanied Nicholas Revett on an archaeological expedition to Naples. Under the auspices of the Society of Dilettanti of London, they also went to Greece. In Athens (1751) they made accurate measurements of the ruins, particularly those of the Acropolis, and published their findings in The Antiquities of Athens, the first volume of which appeared in 1762. Its excellent illustrations depicted for the first time the great achievements of Greek architecture. Their work aroused wide attention and acted as a prime influence in the classic revivalclassic revival,
widely diffused phase of taste (known as neoclassic) which influenced architecture and the arts in Europe and the United States during the last years of the 18th and the first half of the 19th cent.
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For upon the death of Elizabeth, James VI of Scotland, the great- grandson of Margaret Tudor and James Stuart, received the crown of England also, thus joining the two rival countries.
Park convener James Stuart added: "The partnership plan sets out how, working in a collaborative way, we can tackle some really key issues not just locally but for the whole of Scotland.
1715: James Stuart, the 'Old Pretender', landed at Peterhead to lead a Jacobite rebellion.
1715: James Stuart, the'Old Pretender', landed at Peterhead to lead a Jacobite rebellion.
ON THIS DAY 1715: James Stuart, the 'Old Pretender', landed at Peterhead to lead a Jacobite rebellion.
1715: James Stuart landed at Peterhead to lead a Jacobite rebellion.
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Captain Adam Phillips and James Stuart got their tries, while Evans and Matthew Lewis shared kicking duties from the tee.
Lee James Stuart, 28, was given a Criminal Behaviour Order after being convicted of shoplifting from a Co-Op on the town's West End Road.
Jenna's father and his brotherhood are demoralized by the English parliament's casting aside the rule of James Stuart in favor of a German monarch to reign over England and the surrounding lands.
He has collected accounts of life in Columbus from a wide variety of sources, including the Milledgeville Recorder, James Stuart, Tyrone Power, John H.
Wayne James Stuart, who is also known as Wayne Gaffing, didn't attend a hearing at Newcastle Crown Court on March 6 earlier this year.