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Authorised form of nameChamberlayne; John (c 1666 - 1723)
Datesc 1666 - 1723
NationalityBritish
Place of birthIn or near London, England
Date of birthc 1666
Place of deathPetty-France [now York Street], Westminster, London
Date of death02 November 1723
Dates and placesBurial:
Chelsea churchyard, Middlesex
OccupationCourtier; Author
ActivityEducation:
Trinity College, Oxford (matriculated 1685); Leyden (admitted 1688)
Career:
Gentleman Waiter to Prince George of Denmark; Gentleman of the Privy Chamber to Queen Anne and George I; Secretary to the Commission for Queen Anne's Bounty; Commissioner of the Peace for Middlesex; knew sixteen languages; issued five editions of 'The present state of England' originally published by his father
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election06/05/1702
Royal Society activityRoyal Society roles:
Council: 1705, 1707, 1710, 1712
RelationshipsSon of Edward Chamberlayne (FRS 1668) and his wife, Susannah, daughter of Richard Clifford
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB; Foster
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/59432695
Royal Society codeNA6747
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EL/R1/58Reland to John Chamberlayne25 February 1715
EL/L3/46Translation of a letter from Antoni van Leeuwenhoek to John Chamberlayne8 December 1702
LBO/15/35Copy translation of letter from Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz to John Chamberlayne28 April 1714
EL/C2/41Letter from John Chamberlayne, dated at Petty France, Westminster10 February 1715
RBO/11/31'A Description of the Moose Deer in America by the Honourable Paul Dudley' communicated by John Chamberlayne1721
EL/L6/8Richard Loving, dated at Cowes, to John Chamberlayne2 February 1704
EL/T/62Ralph Thoresby, dated at Leeds, to John Chamberlayne6 December 1712
CLP/10iii/41Paper, 'A method for making sugar from the maple tree in N [New] England' by Paul Dudley[1719]
EL/L4/29Antoni van Leeuwenhoek, dated at Delft, to John Chamberlayne10 September 1709
EL/R1/60Richard Roach, dated at Bloxham, to John Chamberlayne14 June 1722
EL/D1/75Paul Dudley, dated at Roxburg, New England, to John Chamberlayne14 April 1722
EL/L3/73Translation of a letter from Antoni van Leeuwenhoek to John Chamberlayne1705
EL/L4/32Translation of a letter from Antoni van Leeuwenhoek to John Chamberlayne1709
EL/L3/68aPartial translation of a letter from Antoni van Leeuwenhoek to John Chamberlayne1704
EL/C2/39John Chamberlayne, dated at Petty France, Westminster, to John Thorpe23 October 1713
EL/L4/31Antoni van Leeuwenhoek, dated at Delft, to John Chamberlayne22 November 1709
EL/L3/32Translation of a letter from Antoni van Leeuwenhoek to John Chamberlayne1701
EL/C2/42Letter from John Chamberlayne, dated at Petty France, Westminster30 May 1722
EL/K/25G King, dated at Queen's Street Westminster, to John Chamberlayne 3 May 1711
EL/C2/38John Chamberlayne, dated at Petty France, Westminster, to Colonel Dudley, Governor of New England1701
EL/L3/72Antoni van Leeuwenhoek, dated at Delft, to John Chamberlayne3 March 1705
EL/D1/59William Derham, dated at Upminster, Essex, to John Chamberlayne22 August 1713
EL/D1/72Paul Dudley, dated at Boston, New England, to John Chamberlayne20 June 1719
EL/T/64Extract of a letter from Ralph Thoresby, dated at Leeds, to John Chamberlayne5 February 1715
EL/D1/73Copy of a letter from Paul Dudley, dated at Boston, New England, to John Chamberlayne15 March 1720
EL/C2/40Letter from John Chamberlayne, dated at Petty France, Westminster15 July 1714
EL/L5/113Translation of a letter from Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz, dated at Vienna, to John Chamberlayne1700
EL/L4/7Antoni van Leeuwenhoek, dated at Delft, to John Chamberlayne17 May 1707
EL/L3/68Antoni van Leeuwenhoek, dated at Delft, to John Chamberlayne3 October 1704
CLP/4i/57Letter, 'An account of lightning in the parish of Sampford Courtenay in Devon [England]' from unknown author to John Chamberlayne1711
EL/T/61Ralph Thoresby, dated at London, to John Chamberlayne22 August 1712
EL/L5/112Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz, dated at Vienna, to John Chamberlayne28 April 1714
EL/L3/31Antoni van Leeuwenhoek, dated at Delft, to John Chamberlayne21 June 1701
EL/A/53Letter, from John Arbuthnot to Justice [John] Chamberlayne30 April 1711
CLP/14ii/3Paper, 'Observations of the plague in Copenhagen' by John Chamberlayne[1712]
CLP/15i/68Paper, 'Description of the moose deer in America' by Paul DudleyMay 1721
EL/K/24G King, dated at Queen's Street Westminster, to John Chamberlayne27 April 1711
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