1711 – Born in England or in Douay, France.
– Wade fled to France after the Second Jacobite rising was crushed.
– As a Catholic layman, he lived with exiled English Catholics in France for the rest of his life. There, he taught music and worked on church music for private use.
– He is supposed to have written and composed the song Adeste Fideles also known as O Come All Ye Faithful.
1786 – Died on the 16th of August.