Jonathan Edwards, business man with a connection to Wales (Wrexham)
Jonathan EdwardsTheologian, controversialist and principal of Jesus college, Oxford from 1686 to 1712. He became a fellow of Jesus college in 1662, vice-principal in 1668 and principal in 1686. He was also vice-chancellor of Oxford University from 1689 to 1691, the first principal of the college to do so.
Connection: Jonathan Edwards was born in Wrexham in 1629.
He died in 1712, bequeathing his library to Jesus college and money for the restoration of the chapel, in which he was buried.