Christopher Wren (1675 - 1747)

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Wren, Christopher (1675 - 1747)

  • Birth: London, England (18 February 1675)
  • Death: 24 August 1747
  • Address: Wroxall, Warwickshire
  • Research Field: Numismatics
  • Education: Eton College; Pembroke College, Cambridge (admitted 1691); Middle Temple (admitted 1694)
  • Career: Deputy Clerk Engraver of the Works (1694-1702); travelled in Europe (1698); Chief Clerk of the Works (1702-1716); MP for Windsor (1713-1715); devoted his latter years to compiling the 'Parentalia' published by his son, Stephen
  • Membership: Fellow
  • Election Date: 30/11/1693
  • Relationships: Son of Sir Christopher Wren (FRS 1663) and his first wife, Faith, daughter of Sir John Coghill; married, first, Mary, daughter of Philip Musard, Jeweller to Queen Anne, second, Constance, widow of Sir Roger Burgoyne, Bart, of Wroxall, and daughter of Sir Thomas Middleton of Stansted Mountfichet, Essex

SOURCE: "Wren; Christopher (1675 - 1747)", The Royal Society

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Christopher Wren's Timeline

1675
February 18, 1675
1715
March 8, 1715
Age 40
1747
August 24, 1747
Age 72