Person Male Born 18/7/1635 Died 3/3/1703
Natural philosopher (or scientist, in today's terminology) and architect. Born Isle of Wight. Curator of Experiments at the Royal Society, Professor of Geometry at Gresham College, Surveyor to the City of London. Never married but his diary refers to a number of heterosexual relationships. Died in London. His grave at St Helen, Bishopsgate, is unmarked. No authenticated portrait exists so we have used his signature for our picture.