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Letter from John Flamsteed to the Bishop of Worcester, William Lloyd, 1703-11-27

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 1/77

Scope and Contents

Concerning calculations of the time of the lunar eclipse of 3 April [AD] 33 [and its identification as eclipse recorded as occurring on the day of the crucifixion of Jesus Christ].


  • Creation: 1703-11-27


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2 folio(s) : paper

Immediate Source of Acquisition

A private donation from the personal collection of the late Dr K.C. and Mrs P.R. Phillipps, received from Patricia Phillipps on 1 April 2022.

Existence and Location of Copies

A full transcription is published in Eric Gray Forbes, Lesley Murdin and Francis Willmoth's ed., 'The Correspondence of John Flamsteed, The First Astronomer Royal, Volume 3' (CRC Press, 2001): Letter 918, p.40-41.

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