"Voyaging through strange seas of thought, alone ..." William Wordsworth

20 October 2020

Happy Birthday, Wren

Kneller, Sir Christopher Wren, 1711


Sir Christopher Wren was born on this day in 1632.

In this lecture, Anthony Geraghty reveals how Sir Christopher Wren went about rebuilding over fifty churches in the decades after the Great Fire. He will describe the several factors - economic, political, religious, aesthetic - that shaped the appearance of these much-loved buildings ...

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