Sir Christopher Wren

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English architect who designed more than fifty London churches (1632-1723)


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Oliver Gully plays Christopher Wren in the lastest version of Agatha Christie's famous whodunnit The Mousetrap
Christopher Wren has not been too severely treated for that lengthand-three-quarters verdict and clearly enjoys competing in demanding conditions.
Thomas Howes, better known as second footman William in Downton Abbey, brings the play together as Detective Sergeant Trotter, while Steve France as house guest Christopher Wren is a wonderful neurotic, camp, upper-class fop.
They were staying at the Sir Christopher Wren Hotel, which played host to The Windsor Wedding Show on Sunday.
Christopher Wren cost a not inconsiderable pounds 178,000 at Brightwells last October and he can start to repay a little of that price tag with victory at Leicester.
mong those who have left their mark in the stones is "Wren" - thought to be Sir Christopher Wren, the architect who designed London's St Paul's Cathedral.
The final maker of modern London is, of course, Christopher Wren, designer of St.
AFTER THE GREAT FIRE OF 1666, England's leading architect, Sir Christopher Wren, made a plan for rebuilding London.
Timed to coincide with the 300th anniversary of Hooke's death, Michael Cooper's excellent account of his role in the rebuilding process provides a refreshing reminder of Hooke's scientific achievements and his relationship with the architect Christopher Wren.
In 1684, astronomer Edmund Halley and architect Sir Christopher Wren were wrestling with a mathematical proof for explaining planetary orbits.
The author of "On a Grander Scale: The Outstanding Life and Tumultuous Times of Christopher Wren," Jardines delves deep into the 17th Century to resurrect the reputation of a "founding figure in the European scientific revolution.
He then weaves the tale of Willis' rise from boy of modest beginnings to accomplished physician sharing the company of some the world's most noted thinkers, including Christopher Wren, Richard Lower, and Robert Hooke.
Other wills that can be found on the web site include those of Sir Francis Drake, Sir Christopher Wren and Jane Austen.