A ‘College’ for the Royal Society: The abortive plan of 1667 — 1668

@article{Hunter1984AF,
  title={A ‘College’ for the Royal Society: The abortive plan of 1667 — 1668},
  author={Michael Hunter},
  journal={Notes and Records of the Royal Society of London},
  year={1984},
  volume={38},
  pages={159 - 186}
}
  • M. Hunter
  • Published 1984
  • Sociology
  • Notes and Records of the Royal Society of London
THE Royal Society did not possess premises of its own until 1710. For most of the first 50 years after its foundation in 1660, the Society met at Gresham College, the educational institution in the City of London founded in the late Elizabethan period by Sir Thomas Gresham. By the Restoration the college had little vitality but plenty of space, and the Royal Society worked out a mutually advantageous relationship with its professors: the Society held its meetings and housed its facilities at… Expand
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