The Nuttall Encyclopedia
Vanbrugh, Sir John
Dramatist, of uncertain birth; his dramas adaptations from the French of Molière and others; had been a soldier; was Clarencieux King-at-Arms, and is noted as an architect; d . 1726.
Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Vanbrugh, Sir John'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/nut/v/vanbrugh-sir-john.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.