Nicholas Dubois was a French-born architect active in England in the century. As well as Stanmer House Dubois was responsible for this beautiful staircase at Chevening - current resident Borris Johnson!
Alexander Boris de Pfeffel Johnson, born NYC, son of MEP, great grandson of George II. Sacked 3 times from 3 different jobs for lying. Promised London voters on 11 occasions during election campaign he would not run for MP while Mayor.