Charles Howard, third Earl of Carlisle

Standard Name: Carlisle, Charles Howard,,, third Earl of


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Dedications Anne Irwin
It is humbly inscrib'd
Irwin, Anne. Castle-Howard. Printed by E. Owen, 1732.
to her father , and handsomely printed in twenty pages. The British Library copy is 163 n.44.
Family and Intimate relationships Anne Irwin
Anne's father, Charles Howard, Earl of Carlisle , was a Whig statesman with strong intellectual and cultural interests in literature, architecture, and landscape gardening. He was an important influence on his daughter. He died a...
Leisure and Society Anne Irwin
AI had a house built for her at 5 New Burlington Street, London, by Nicholas Hawksmoor , former associate of her father 's architect, Vanbrugh .
Downes, Kerry. Hawksmoor. Praeger, 1970.
Textual Features Anne Irwin
AI praises both her father and his estate, the baroque mansion and landscaped grounds recently completed to the designs of Sir John Vanbrugh . Carlisle appears as a practitioner of ideal gentlemanly retirement: having...
Textual Production Anne Irwin
AI addressed to her father an anonymous topographical or country-house poem, Castle-Howard, The Seat of the Right Honourable Charles Earl of Carlisle.
Foxon, David F. English Verse 1701-1750. Cambridge University Press, 1975.
1: 110; 2: 122
Irwin, Anne. Castle-Howard. Printed by E. Owen, 1732.


Christmas Day 1699
Playwright and amateur architect John Vanbrugh recorded in a letter his progress on designs for an ambitious rebuilding of Castle Howard in Yorkshire in the style later called English baroque.