Inigo Jones was a Seventeenth Century architect
When and Where was he Born?
19th July 1573, London, England.
Inigo Jones was the son of a cloth worker also called Inigo.
Apprenticed to a joiner.
Chronology/Biography of Inigo Jones:
1605: Jones began work in London.
1616: Queen Anne the wife of Kings James the First commissioned Inigo Jones to design a new pavilion for her at Greenwich which has since become known as the Queens House.
1619-22: Banqueting House Whitehall, London.
1623-27: Queen’s Chapel, St. James Palace, London.
1631: Jones designed the church of St Paul in Covent Garden, London.
1636: Designed Wilton House in Wiltshire.
When and Where did he Die?
21st June 1652, London, England.
Age at Death:
Site of Grave:
Buried with his parents at St. Benet’s Church, Paul’s Wharf, City of London, (Currently the Metropolitan Welsh Church).
Places of Interest:
Banqueting House, Whitehall.
Queens House, Greenwich, Near National Maritime Museum.