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Matthew Wren

Overview page. Subjects: Philosophy.

Matthew Wren was born in London in the parish of St Peter's Cheap on 23 December 1585 and died at Ely House, Holborn on 24 April 1667. He was buried in the chapel he had built at Pembroke...

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Matthew Wren

Overview page. Subjects: Philosophy.

Matthew Wren was born on 20 August 1629 in Cambridge and died there on 14 June 1672. He was buried with his father at Pembroke Hall, Cambridge. The eldest son of Matthew Wren, Master of...

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Matthew Wren

Overview page. Subjects: Philosophy.

Matthew Wren was born in London in the parish of St Peter's Cheap on 23 December 1585 and died at Ely House, Holborn on 24 April 1667. He was buried in the chapel he had built at Pembroke...

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Wren, Matthew (1585–1667)

Harriet Mitchell.

in The Continuum Encyclopedia of British Philosophy

January 2006; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Western Philosophy. 459 words.

Matthew Wren was born in London in the parish of St Peter's Cheap on 23 December 1585 and died at

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Wren, Matthew (1629–72)

Martyn P. Thompson.

in The Continuum Encyclopedia of British Philosophy

January 2006; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Western Philosophy. 628 words.

Matthew Wren was born on 20 August 1629 in Cambridge and died there on 14 June 1672. He was

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Wren, Matthew (1629–1672), political writer and politician

Stuart Handley.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Political Theory; UK Politics. 748 words.

Wren, Matthew (1629–1672), political writer and politician, was born at Peterhouse, Cambridge, on 20 August 1629, and baptized on 30 August at Little St Mary's, Cambridge, the first...

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Wren, Matthew (1585–1667), bishop of Ely

Nicholas W. S. Cranfield.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 3712 words.

Wren, Matthew (1585–1667), bishop of Ely, was born in the parish of St Peter Westcheap, London, on 23 December 1585 and was baptized on 2 January 1586, the son of Francis Wren (1553–1624),...

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93. Matthew Wren to Wallis London, 30 May/[9 June] 1665

Matthew Wren.

Edited by Philip Beeley and Christoph J. Scriba.

in Correspondence of John Wallis (1616–1703), Vol. 2: 1660–September 1668

Primary Text. Subjects: Literature.

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94. Wallis to Matthew Wren Oxford, 4/[14] June 1665

John Wallis.

Edited by Philip Beeley and Christoph J. Scriba.

in Correspondence of John Wallis (1616–1703), Vol. 2: 1660–September 1668

Primary Text. Subjects: Literature.

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Wrenn, Ralph (d. 1692), naval officer

J. K. Laughton.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare. 991 words.

Wrenn, Ralph (d. 1692), naval officer, was a relative of Matthew Wren (1629–1672), secretary to James, duke of York, and it was probably Matthew Wren who arranged for him to go to sea in...

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Harrington's Theory of Balanced Sovereignty, 1656–1660 (II):

Arihiro Fukuda.

in Sovereignty and the Sword

October 1997; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700). 7503 words.

This chapter examines the notion of ‘balanced’ and ‘absolute’ sovereignty in James Harrington's theory of balanced sovereignty and mixed government. Harrington argued that an equal...

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“The highest stepp of wickednes”—1631–1639

J. Sears McGee.

in An Industrious Mind

March 2015; p ublished online September 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700). 21303 words.

This chapter treats the continuing development of D’Ewes’s political and religious ideology and its relation to news from abroad and at home in the 1630s. At home his anger against and fear...

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The Charisma of Italy

Howard Erskine-Hill.

in Poetry and the Realm of Politics

June 1996; p ublished online October 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets). 7373 words.

On 23 July I553 Mr John Lock, on his voyage to Jerusalem, glimpsed ‘the white walles’ of the fortified city of Ragusa, on the coast of Dalmatia or, by its ancient name, Illyria. Ragusa was,...

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‘Affronts & Insolencies’: The Voices of Radwinter and Popular Opposition to Laudianism

John Walter.

in The English Historical Review

February 2007; p ublished online February 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: British History; World History; European History; International History. 13372 words.

This article takes advantage of a set of records created by Richard Drake, former fellow of Pembroke Hall, Cambridge, to examine the under-explored subject of the reception of Laudianism at...

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