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Image number: RS.15113
Credit: ©The Royal Society

Third Royal Charter

Date

8 April 1669

Creator

Unknown, Artist

Object type

Archive reference number

Material

Dimensions

height (page): 670mm
width (page): 813mm

Subject

Content object

Description

Border patterns and a portrait of Charles II.

The text is handwritten, with gold colouring on some letters. Close to the binding is the signature 'ex[cudit] W: Wray' (W. Wray composed this). The printed template was sold by George Savile, described as 'stationer at the Crown under Sergeant's Inn in Chancery Lane'.

Object history

For the English translation of the Charter, see The Record of the Royal Society of London, 4th edn (London: The Royal Society, 1940), pp. 226-37.

Related Fellows

Charles II (1630-1685, British)

Associated place

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