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Burges, William

Burges, William bûr´jĭz [key], 1827–81, English architect. An ardent proponent of Victorian medievalism, he was prominent in the Gothic revival . Burges is known for his designs for Cork Cathedral (1862) and Trinity College, Hartford, Conn., and for the rebuilding of Cardiff Castle (1865).

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