|Born||3 December 1585|
|Died||24 April 1667 (aged 81)|
Ely House, Holborn, London
Matthew Wren (3 December 1585 – 24 April 1667) was an influential English clergyman, bishop and scholar.
However, his strong support of
While in the Tower, he vowed to devote a sum of money to "some holy and pious employment" should he be released. To fulfil this vow, he chose to pay for a new Chapel for Pembroke College, and had it built by his nephew
He married Elizabeth, daughter of Thomas Cutler of Ipswich. Their eldest son was
He died at Ely House, Holborn, on 24 April 1667, and was buried in the chapel he had built at Pembroke Hall, Cambridge.