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Nature

Scientific Journal published by Macmillan's. Created by Norman Lockyer to 'provide cultivated readers with an accessible forum for reading about advances in scientific knowledge' The journal's name was taken from a line by Wordsworth 'To the solid ground of nature trusts the mind that builds for aye'.

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Nature

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Sir Norman Lockyer

English Heritage Sir Norman Lockyer, 1836-1920, Astronomer, Physicist, and Fo...

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Proprietors of the Quiver

Proprietors of the Quiver

The Quiver was "a magazine for Sunday and general reading" published around 1876-1925 in New York and London.

Group, Journalism / Publishing

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Leonard Woolf

Leonard Woolf

Author and publisher. Born Leonard Sidney Woolf in Kensington. After working in the Ceylon (now Sri Lanka) Civil Service, he returned to Britain where he met and married Virginia Stephen. Together ...

Person, Journalism / Publishing, Literature, Ceylon

4 memorials
Harold Harmsworth, 1st Viscount Rothermere

Harold Harmsworth, 1st Viscount Rothermere

Newspaper owner. He and his brother Alfred, later Lord Northcliffe, developed the London Daily Mail and Daily Mirror. Born Hampstead. During the lead up to WW2 he was a strong supporter of Oswald M...

Person, Benefactor, Journalism / Publishing, Bermuda

4 memorials
Daily Courant

Daily Courant

First daily newspaper to be published in England. Published by Elixabeth Mallet from rooms above the White Hart in Fleet Street. 2022: Londonist, rightly, draws attention to the fact that this, Br...

Media, Journalism / Publishing

2 memorials
First printed bible in English

First printed bible in English

James Nicholson, a printer residing at St Thomas' Hospital was granted a license by Henry VIII to print the New Testament in Latin and in English and it was printed in 1537.  However it's not clear...

Media, Journalism / Publishing, Religion

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