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1) Wren, Sir Christopher. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Sir Christopher, 1632-1723, English architect. He was professor of astronomy at Gresham College, London, from 1657 to 1661, when he became Savilian professor of astronomy...

2) wren. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...There are about 60 wren species, and all except one are restricted to the New World. The plumage is usually brown or reddish above and white, gray, or buff, often...

3) Saint Paul's Cathedral. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Saint Paul s Cathedral, London, masterpiece of Sir Christopher Wren and one of the finest church designs of the English baroque. It stands at the head of Ludgate...

4) Gibbons, Grinling. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...English wood carver and sculptor, b. Rotterdam. From the reign of Charles II to that of George I he was master wood carver to the crown. Sir Christopher Wren employed...

5) Hawksmoor, Nicholas. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...English architect involved in the development of most of the great buildings of the English baroque. From the age of 21 he assisted Sir Christopher Wren in the design...

6) babbler. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Babblers have soft, fluffy plumage and vary in coloring; various species resemble other birds, and five of the seven groups of babblers are named on this basis-the...

7) Cibber, Caius Gabriel. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Cibber was appointed carver to the king's closet for his services to William III of England. He worked for a time for Sir Christopher Wren. Cibber is best known for...

8) Kensington and Chelsea. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Kensington and Chelsea, inner borough (1991 pop. 127,600) of Greater London, SE England. Kensington is largely residential with fashionable shopping streets and several...

9) Hampton, part of Greater London, England. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Greater London, England, since 1965 part of the Greater London outer borough of Richmond upon Thames, SE England, on the Thames River. It is the site of Hampton Court...

10) Sancroft, William. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...English prelate, archbishop of Canterbury. His opposition to Calvinist doctrine caused him to remain abroad during the latter part of the Commonwealth. After the...

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