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Royal Society

Group  From 28/11/1660 

Also known as the Royal Society of London (for the Improvement of Natural Knowledge). A learned society for science, granted a royal charter by King Charles II. Wren was a founding member. The Society first met at Gresham College. In 1710 it moved into its own home in two houses in Crane Court. In 1780 it moved into Somerset House, along with a number of other learned societies, and in 1967 it moved to its current location in Carlton House Terrace. Invested in the slave trade.


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Crane Court - Royal Society

The Society's own website says "Meeting nights were indicated by a lamp hung ...

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Sloane tomb

To the memory of Sir Hans Sloane, Bart. President of the Royal Society and of...

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William Tierney Clark - Fulham Reach

William Tierney Clark 1783 - 1852 {Beneath Clark's portrait and a representat...

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William Wollaston - lost plaque

We 'discovered' this lost plaque while researching Sir Frederick Hopkins. Fr...

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