Lecture, Central London, Wednesday, 14 Jun 2023 - 18:00
Sir Christopher Wren: Architect & Courtier
Sir Christopher Wren’s success was underpinned by his consummate skill as a courtier, retaining the confidence of four monarchs through social and economic disasters and political revolution. Wren's life at court can be minutely reconstructed and shows a man who was first and foremost a courtier serving the architectural whims of the Stuart dynasty.
Taking Wren the courtier as its starting point this lecture uses new research to paint his talents and career in a new light.
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