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  • ID: I7849
  • Title: Sir 1 2
  • Name: Christopher WREN 1 2
  • Sex: M
  • Change Date: 08 MAR 2017
  • Birth: 20 OCT 1632 in East Knoyle, Wiltshire
  • Note:
    Baptised 10 November at East Knoyle.
    It appears that there was an earlier child baptised Christopher Wren at East Knoyle, on 22 November 1630.
    2 3
  • Death: 25 FEB 1723 in St James's Street, Westminster, Middlesex 2



    Father: Christopher WREN DD Dean of East Knoyle, Wiltshire; later Dean of Windsor b: 17 SEP 1589
    Mother: Mary COX

    Marriage 1 Faith COGHILL
    • Married: 07 DEC 1669 in Temple Church, Westminster, Middlesex
    • Note: Sir Christopher's sister Susan had married, in 1643, the Rev William Holder, Rector of Bletchingdon, where Faith's family resided. Their father, the Dr Christopher Wren, Dean of the royal chapel at Windsor, had been expelled by Parliamentary forces in May1643, and spent the next two years at the royalist centres of East Knoyle, Oxford, and Bristol. Following several spells of imprisonment he was declared ‘a delinquent’ and deprived of his living at East Knoyle. In retirement, ca 1647, he moved to Bletchingdon, where he renewed his considerable scholarly interests, and encouraged his son Christopher's remarkable talents in mathematics. 1 4
    Children
    1. Has No Children Gilbert WREN
    2. Has Children Christopher WREN b: 18 FEB 1674/75

    Marriage 2 Jane FITZWILLIAM b: ABT 1639
    • Married: 24 FEB 1676/77 in Chapel Royal, Whitehall, Middlesex
    • Note: Christopher's brother-in-law was a subdean of the chapel. 1 2
    Children
    1. Has No Children Jane WREN
    2. Has No Children William WREN b: 16 JUN 1679

    Sources:
    1. Title: Book
      Abbrev: Book
      Page: The Family of Coghill, 1377 to 1879
      James Henry Coghill
      Cambridge 1879
      p.42
    2. Title: Dictionary of National Biography
      Abbrev: DNB
      Publication: Oxford University Press
      Page: Sir Christopher Wren article.
    3. Title: ancestry.com and ancestry.co.uk
      Abbrev: Ancestry.com
      Page: England & Wales, Christening Index, 1530-1980
    4. Title: Dictionary of National Biography
      Abbrev: DNB
      Publication: Oxford University Press
      Page: Sir Christopher Wren and Dr Christopher Wren articles.
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