a statuary, made a tomb in the church of Stratford-upon- Avon, which Vertue says is in a good taste.
was a carver in ivory, born at Dieppe; was many years in England, and cut a great number of heads in bas-relief, and some whole figures in ivory. Mr. West has his head carved by himself, oval. Lord Oxford had the bust of Lord Somers by him. He also did one of Sir Isaac Newton; another was a profile of Charles Marbury, set in a frame of looking-glass. Mr. Willet has another head of a gentleman, pretty large, with the initial letters, D. L. M. He died in 1726.
born at West Lavington in Wiltshire, where he had an estate, was comptroller of the works in the reign of King William, but of his life I find scarce any particulars, though he was an architect employed in considerable works. 1 In 1671 he built Thoresby-house in Nottinghamshire, burnt a few years ago, Dynham-house 2 in Gloucestershire, 1698, Swallowfield in Berkshire,3 and Chatsworth ; the elegance and lightness of the latter front do great honour to the artist ; the other sides are not equally beautiful. The____________________
V. the Diary of Henry, Earl of Clarendon, for whom it was built.