Biography of Inigo Jones
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.
Timeline of Inigo Jones:
1605: Jones begins work in London.
1616: Queen Anne the wife of Kings James the First commissions Inigo Jones to design a new pavilion for her at Greenwich which has since become known as the Queens House.
1619-22: He designs the Banqueting House Whitehall, London.
1623-27: He designs the Queen’s Chapel, St. James Palace, London.
1631: Jones designs the church of St Paul in Covent Garden, London.
1636: He designs 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.
The Church of St Paul’s Church, Covent Garden.