Parentalia, or, Memoirs of the family of the Wrens

viz. of Mathew, Bishop of Ely, Christopher, Dean of Windsor, etc.; but chiefly of Sir Christopher Wren,... in which is contained, besides his works, a great number of original papers and records...
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Parentalia: Or, Memoirs Of The Family of the Wrens; Viz. Of Mathew Bishop of Ely, Christopher Dean of Windsor, &c. But Chiefly Of Sir Christopher Wren, Late Surveyor-General of the Royal Buildings, President of the Royal Society, &c.

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But Chiefly of Sir Christopher Wren in which is Contained, Besides His Works, a Great Number of Original Papers and Records.

Parentalia: Or, Memoirs of the Family of the Wrens; Viz., of Mathew, Bishop of Ely, Christopher, Dean of Windsor, Etc. But Chiefly of Sir Christopher Wren in which is Contained, Besides His Works, a Great Number of Original Papers and Records Compiled by His Son Christopher.

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Parentalia, or, Memoirs of the family of the Wrens: viz. of Mathew bishop of Ely, Christopher dean of Windsor, &c. but chiefly of Sir Christopher Wren, late Surveyor-General of the royal buildings, president of the Royal Society, &c.

&c.: in which is contained, besides his works, a great number of original papers and records on religion, politicks, anatomy, mathematicks.

Get this from a library. Parentalia: or, memoirs of the family of the Wrens; viz. of Mathew, Bishop of Ely Christopher, dean of Windsor & co. but chiefly of Sir Christopher Wren. [Christopher Wren]. The biographies of Sir Christopher Wren and two earlier members of the Wren family are followed by four short tracts by Sir Christopher on the aesthetics and origins of architecture, and by notes on the temple of Diana at Ephesus and on the 'temple of peace' (i.e.

basilica of Constantine) and temple of Mars Ultor at Rome. Get this from a library. Parentalia: or, Memoirs of the family of the Wrens; viz., of Mathew bishop of Ely, Christopher dean of Windsor, &c. but chiefly of Sir Christopher Wren In which is contained, besides his works, a great number of original papers and records; on religion, politicks, anatomy, mathematicks, architecture, antiquities; and most branches of polite literature.

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&c.: in which is contained, besides his works, a great number of original papers and records on religion, politicks, anatomy, mathematicks. Parentalia [electronic resource]: or, memoirs of the family of the Wrens; viz. of Mathew Bishop of Ely, Christopher Dean of Windsor, &c.

but chiefly of Sir Christopher Wren, Compiled, by his son Christopher; now published by his grandson, Stephen Wren printed for T. Osborn; and R. Dodsley London Australian/Harvard Citation. Author of Life and Works of Sir Christopher Wren.

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Two of the principal publications on the family are: Christopher Wren, 'Parentalia, or Memoirs of the family of the Wrens', edited by Stephen Wren.

Reprinted by Gregg Press (out of print, available on inter-library loan). Books shelved as family-memoir: The Hare With Amber Eyes: A Family's Century of Art and Loss by Edmund de Waal, Wild Swans: Three Daughters of China by J. Not only a highly skilled architect, Wren was also a keen scientist.

Much of his work was published in “Parentalia: Or, Memoirs of the Family of the Wrens”, a record drawn together by Sir Christopher’s son after his death. Many of the images from this book are now part of the RIBA Collections.

On the anatomy of the river eel (c) RIBA. The Royal society: Its Origins and Founders (London, ); Parentalia, or Memoirs of the Family of Wrens (London, ), compiled by his son Christopher and published by his grandson Stephen; Record Book of the Royal Society of London(); and C. Weld, History of the Royal Society, 2 vols.

(London, ). The chief authority to which any biographer of Wren must perforce turn is, the ‘Parentalia, or Memoirs of the Family of the Wrens: viz., of Matthew, Bishop of Ely; Christopher, Dean of Windsor and Registrar of the Garter; but chiefly of Sir Christopher Wren.’.

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For the first eight years of his life he was educated by a local clergyman. After the age of eight little is known about his education except was is written by his son in Parentalia, or, Memoirs of the family of the Wrens which was written by Wren's son.

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On a Grander Scale: The Outstanding Life and Tumultuous Times of Sir Christopher Wren by Lisa Jardine: Parentalia; or, Memoirs of the Family of the Wrens; viz. of Mathew Bishop of Ely, Christopher Dean of Windsor, etc., but chiefly of Sir C. Wren; in which is contained, besides his Works, a great number of original Papers and Records.

The younger Christopher was trained by his father to be an architect. It was this Christopher that supervised the topping out ceremony of St Paul's in and wrote the famous Parentalia, or, Memoirs of the family of the Wrens.

Faith Wren died of smallpox on 3 September   Parentalia, or Memoirs of the Family of the Wrens, viz. of Matthew, bishop of Ely, Christopher, dean of Windsor, &c., but chiefly of Sir Christopher Wren, late surveyor-general of the royal buildings, P.R.S.

&c., in which is contained, besides his works, a great number of original papers and records on religion, politics, anatomy, mathematics.

‘Parentalia, or Memoirs of the Family of the Wrens, viz. of Matthew, bishop of Ely, Christopher, dean of Windsor, &c., but chiefly of Sir Christopher Wren, late surveyor-general of the royal buildings, P.R.S. &c., in which is contained, besides his works, a great number of original papers and records on religion, politics, anatomy.Parentalia: or, Memoirs of the Family of the Wrens,BY: Christopher Wren Wren and His Place in European Architecture,BY: Eduard F.

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Sekler Sir Christopher Wren,BY: John Summerson The Mathematical Science of Christopher Wren,BY: J. A. BennettBorn: A Coat of Arms granted to the family is a silver shield, with three red pilgrims' staves in fesse, pomelled gold.

The first recorded spelling of the family name is shown to be that of Arnulf Burdin, which was datedin the "Book of Winton", during the reign of King Henry 1, known as "The Administrator", -