The valuable bequest of Sir Thomas Gresham to the development of scientific interest in seventeenth-century England can be traced through the testimony of Samuel Pepys and John Evelyn - not only great diarists but also 'particular friends'.
A lecture by Margaret Willes, Independent Writer and Scholar 11 March 2019
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