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

Nicholas W. S. Cranfield

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:

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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), described early in 1583 as a painter–stainer of St Peter Westcheap...

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