Thomas Wren (priest)

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Thomas Wren (1632–1679) was Archdeacon of Ely [1] from 1663 until 1679. [2]

The second son of Matthew Wren, he was baptised on 20 January 1632 at Church of St Mary the Less, Cambridge. On 31 October 1661 he became a Fellow of Peterhouse, Cambridge, and in 1663 he was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society. He held incumbencies at Littlebury, Northwold and Willingham before his appointment as Archdeacon. He was a Canon of Southwell from 1664 to his death. [3]

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References

  1. National Archives
  2. British History On-line
  3. "Wren, Thomas (WRN661T)". A Cambridge Alumni Database. University of Cambridge.
Church of England titles
Preceded by
Bernard Hale
Archdeacon of Ely
1663–1679
Succeeded by
Barnabas Oley