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jacobean

ja kuh bee uhn

  • n  any distinguished personage during the reign of James I
  • a  of or relating to James I or his reign or times
News & Articles

  • Visitors to Duluth's historic Glensheen mansion are now allowed to take photographs inside
    Duluth attorney Chester Congdon built Glensheen for his family; the Jacobean mansion was completed in 1908. DULUTH, Minn. — For the first time in 33 years, visitors to the historic Glensheen mansion in Duluth are being allowed to take photographs inside.
    July 25, 2013 - Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune
  • Elizabethan Jewelry Rivals 21st Century Craftsmanship
    Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Birmingham City University researchers say Elizabethan craftsmen developed advanced manufacturing methods that could rival 21st century technology. Scientists analyzed the world's largest collection of Elizabethan and Jacobean jewelry from 400 years ago that was discovered in London in 1912. The historic find includes a Ferlite watch that dates ...
    July 23, 2013 - redOrbit
Quotes

  • John Watkins in Horticulture Week
    Burlington's period at Chiswick was the significant one,says Watkins. "He took a not very special layout around the old Jacobean house, kept the existing lines, such as the three 'goose foot' avenues, and also built the Palladian villa."
  • Dan Cruickshank in Telegraph.co.uk
    I spent the whole lot on the wedding - the clothes, food and drink, the honeymoon ...... The reception was held at Hanbury Manor, near Ware in Hertfordshire, a very posh Jacobean-style mansion set in huge grounds. We had the full treatment; the... Paul Gascoigne http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paul_Gascoigne&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNEelt5rEY0PmJOHWAvS3FzDi0l4EA Independent http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.independent.co.uk/sport/football/news-and-comment/match-of-the-day-football-weddings-werent-always-this-flash-842502.html&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNFSHrWLOBuXE-6tEeG0YrjDhn3qtA Jun 7, 2008 54176 71387 jacobean Queen Anne houses are simpler than the late 17th-century excesses of the Jacobean period, yet more decorative than the very plain and masculine Georgian period that followed," the architectural historian Dan Cruikshank explains.

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