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.
There is also a superficial quality about much of this (accentuated by earth-shaking conclusions such as that the great prodigy houses of the age suggest that wealthy aristocrats liked "to proclaim their importance" [p.
Mark Girouard compellingly demonstrates how certain architectural elements in the halls, screens and heraldic glass of this period have lived on in numerous prodigy houses of Inns alumni.
Prodigy houses of Virginia; architecture and the native elite.