Wilde was born in London; educated at Merchant Taylors’ and St John's College, Oxford (he gained an Oxford Master of Arts (MA Oxon) and, at some point, became a Doctor of Divinity (DD)); and ordained in 1636. He was Chaplain to William Laud, Archbishop of Canterbury; then Vicar of St Giles, Reading; and Rector of Biddenden. A committed Royalist, after the Restoration, Wilde was appointed to the episcopate and consecrated at St Patrick's Cathedral, Dublin on 27 January 1661. His funeral sermon was preached by Robert Mossom, his successor.
- Fryde, E. B.; Greenway, D. E.; Porter, S.; Roy, I. (1986). Handbook of British Chronology (Third Edition ed.). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. p. 345. ISBN 0-521-56350-X
- “Fasti Ecclesiae Hibernicae: The succession of the Prelates- Volume 3” Cotton,H p318: Dublin, Hodges, 1848
- Richard Bagwell, ‘Wild, George (1610–1665)’, rev. Jason Mc Elligott, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, 2004 accessed 3 Sept 2014
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