both these latter houses. They were dated from 1663 to 1695. 1
says Vertue, designed the additional buildings at Bolsover, erected after the Restoration, and was the architect of Nottingham-castle. Salmon, in his account of Essex, page 329, mentions a Dr. Morecroft, who, he says, died in 1677, as architect of the manor-house of Fitzwalters.
a French architect, 3 conducted the building of Montagu- house, in 1678. 4 What it wants in grace and beauty, is compensated by the spaciousness and lofty magnificence of the apartments. It is now the British Museum. 5
is placed here, as his career was opened under Charles II. The length of his life enriched the reigns of several princes, and disgraced the last of them. 6 A variety of knowledge____________________