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Stukeley, William, 1687-1765 (antiquary and natural philosopher)



  • Existence: 1687 - 1765


Stukeley, William (1687-1765) antiquary and natural philosopher

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:


Copies of Correspondence Relating to Isaac Newton After His Death, c 1880 (Original letters c 1727.)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.4007.57: 685-710
Scope and Contents

Includes family tree (f.699r)

Dates: c 1880 (Original letters c 1727.)
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unlike the rest of the collection, Add. 4007 has not been microfilmed, and is therefore available on request to those eligible to view manuscripts in the manuscripts reading room.

Scheme for a royal palace

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9432
Scope and Contents William Stukeley (1687-1765), antiquary and natural philosopher, proposed a new palace for George III, when after his marriage to Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (1761) St. James's Palace was thought not large or magnificent enough. Several schemes for a new Palace were proposed. Stukeley proposed a site behind Buckingham House. King George however rejected all schemes, bought Buckingham House and enlarged it. MS, unbound, 5 fos., 1761, 'To the King', Stukeley's plan, conceived in 1749,...
Dates: 1761
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (

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