Christopher Wren, Dr. (1589 - 1658)

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Birthplace: Parish of St. Peter, London, England, UK
Death: Died in Cherwell, Oxfordshire, UK
Managed by: Mendy Smith
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About Christopher Wren, Dr.

Dean of Windsor & Wolverhampton

"Christopher Wren senior was a well educated man, having graduated from St John's College Oxford before entering the Church. He became rector of Fonthill, Wiltshire in 1620 and then East Knoyle, Wiltshire in 1623. He married Mary Cox, the only child of the Wiltshire squire Robert Cox from Fonthill, and it was while they were living at East Knoyle that all their children were born. Mary, Catherine, and Susan were all born by 1628 but then several children were born who died within a few weeks of their birth. Their son Christopher was born in 1632 then, two years later, another daughter named Elizabeth was born. Mary must have died shortly after the birth of Elizabeth, although there does not appear to be any surviving record of the date. Through Mary, however, the family became well off financially for, as the only heir, she had inherited her father's estate."

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Christopher Wren, Dr.'s Timeline

1589
September 17, 1589
London, England, UK
1623
1623
Age 33
London, United Kingdom
1626
April, 1626
Age 36
1626
Age 36
East Knoyle, Wiltshire, UK
1627
November 22, 1627
Age 38
East Knoyle, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom
1628
February, 1628
Age 38
1631
November 22, 1631
Age 42
1632
October 20, 1632
Age 43
Tisbury, Wiltshire, England, UK
1633
December, 1633
Age 44
1658
May 29, 1658
Age 68
Cherwell, Oxfordshire, UK