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Gresham College

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Historical building
Location type: Historical building
Location address: UK, Camden, London
Number of texts: 2
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The Royal Society was founded here in the Grisham College in the year 1660. It happened after a reading of the genius Christopher Wren, who we know as an architect and mathematician. Wren gave a lecture on astronomy. The attendees felt that this kind of exchange of intellect could used a Society for support. The Royal Society was born ...

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Gresham College is an institution of higher learning located at Barnard’s Inn Hall off Holborn in central London, England. It was founded in 1597 under the will of Sir Thomas Gresham and today it hosts over 140 free public lectures every year within the City of London.

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