Burlington, Richard Boyle, 3rd Earl of (1694-1753)
NOTES: Richard Boyle, 3rd Earl of Burlington and 4th Earl of Cork, refronted the existing Chiswick House and designed and built the adjoining villa to display his art collection and entertain friends in 1727-1729. He was inspired on his grand tour by Palladio's Villa Capra 'La Rotonda' near Vicenza.
NOTES: Construction on the Cathedral began in 1099 under the direction of the masterbuilder Lanfranco. It was consecrated in 1184. The Porta Regia was added in 1209-1231 by Anselmo da Campione and his heirs. The lions, probably discovered while digging the foundations, are of Roman age.
NOTES: Constantine I reigned from 25 July 306 AD to 29 October 312 AD. The Palazzo dei Conservatori, which houses part of the Capitoline Museum, was built by Giacomo della Porta in 1564-1575 to the design of 1536 by Michelangelo.
NOTES: The design of this chapel, built in 1503-1519, is attributed to the Henry VII's master masons Robert and William Vertue, and Robert Janyns. The gilt bronze effigies and Renaissance tomb were designed by Pietro Torrigiano in 1509-1517.