Reference numberDM/5/115
TitleList of benefactors to the Royal Society
Date17th-18th century
DescriptionHenry Howard, Duke of Norfolk ("gave the Norfolk Library"); Francis Aston ("left an estate in Lincolnshire to the value of £27 per annum; with a legacy of £795; and also his valuable Library"); Thomas Pagett; Sir John Cutler ("founded a Mechanical Lecture of £50 per annum"); Daniel Colwall ("founded the Museum").
Extent1 side
Access statusOpen
Access conditionsOPEN - but photocopying forbidden.
CopiesColour tiff
Fellows associated with this archive
NA7982Howard; Henry (1628 - 1684); 6th Duke of Norfolk; nobleman1628 - 1684
NA4559Aston; Francis (1644 - 1715)1644 - 1715
NA7301Cutler; Sir; John (c 1608 - 1693); merchant and financierc 1608 - 1693
NA8178Colwall; Daniel (- 1690); merchant and philanthropist - 1690
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