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Society of Antiquaries of London

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The Society of Antiquaries of London (SAL) is a learned society "charged by its Royal Charter of 1751 with 'the encouragement, advancement and furtherance of the study and knowledge of the antiquities and history of this and other countries'." It is based at Burlington House, Piccadilly, London (a building owned by the UK government), and is a registered charity. [1]

89 relations: A. J. Taylor, Academic journal, Alfred Clapham, Algernon Seymour, 7th Duke of Somerset, Anglo-Saxon London, Anne, Queen of Great Britain, Arthur Evans, Augustus Wollaston Franks, Barry Cunliffe, Burlington House, Cambridge University Press, Charitable organization, Charles Hercules Read, Charles Lennox, 2nd Duke of Richmond, Charles Lyttelton (bishop), Charles Reed Peers, Christopher N. L. Brooke, City of London, Cyril Fox, David Lindsay, 27th Earl of Crawford, Edward Edwards (painter), Edward King (antiquarian), English county histories, Eric Fernie, Field of the Cloth of Gold, Fleet Street, Folio, Frederic G. Kenyon, Frederic Ouvry, Genealogy, Geoffrey Wainwright (archaeologist), George Hamilton-Gordon, 4th Earl of Aberdeen, George Townshend, 2nd Marquess Townshend, George Vertue, Gothic architecture, Harold Dillon, 17th Viscount Dillon, Henry Englefield, Henry Herbert, 4th Earl of Carnarvon, Henry VIII of England, Heraldry, Hugh Willoughby, 15th Baron Willoughby of Parham, Humfrey Wanley, Ian Richmond, Inventory of Henry VIII of England, J. M. W. Turner, James Basire, James Mann (curator), James VI and I, James Whatman (papermaker), Jeremiah Milles, ..., Joan Evans (art historian), John Bagford, John Davies Evans, John Evans (archaeologist), John Lubbock, 1st Baron Avebury, John Talman, Joseph Ayloffe, Kelmscott Manor, Learned society, List of antiquarian societies, Londinium, London, London Wall, Martin Folkes, Maurice Howard, Mortimer Wheeler, National Portrait Gallery, London, Norroy and Ulster King of Arms, Nowell Myres, Peter Le Neve, Philip Stanhope, 5th Earl Stanhope, Piccadilly, Post-nominal letters, Proposals for an English Academy, Quarto, Richard Gough (antiquarian), Robert Harley, 1st Earl of Oxford and Earl Mortimer, Rosemary Cramp, Royal Academy of Arts, Royal charter, Samuel Hieronymus Grimm, Simon Swynfen Jervis, Strand, London, The Blitz, Vetusta Monumenta, W. F. Grimes, William Blake, William Stukeley, World War II. Expand index (39 more) »

A. J. Taylor

Arnold Joseph Taylor CBE (1911–2002) was a distinguished medieval historian who was an international expert on European castle building.

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Academic journal

An academic or scholarly journal is a periodical publication in which scholarship relating to a particular academic discipline is published.

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Alfred Clapham

Sir Alfred Clapham, FBA (1883 – 1950) was a British scholar of Romanesque architecture.

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Algernon Seymour, 7th Duke of Somerset

General Algernon Seymour, 7th Duke of Somerset (11 November 1684 – 7 February 1750), styled Earl of Hertford until 1748, of Petworth House in Sussex, was a British soldier, politician and landowner.

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Anglo-Saxon London

The history of Anglo-Saxon London relates to the history of the city of London during the Anglo-Saxon period, during the 7th to 11th centuries.

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Anne, Queen of Great Britain

Anne (6 February 1665 – 1 August 1714) was the Queen of England, Scotland and Ireland between 8 March 1702 and 1 May 1707.

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Arthur Evans

Sir Arthur John Evans (8 July 1851 – 11 July 1941) was an English archaeologist and pioneer in the study of Aegean civilization in the Bronze Age.

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Augustus Wollaston Franks

Sir Augustus Wollaston Franks KCB (20 March 182621 May 1897) was an English antiquary and museum administrator.

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Barry Cunliffe

Sir Barrington Windsor Cunliffe (born 10 December 1939), known as Barry Cunliffe, is a British archaeologist and academic.

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Burlington House

Burlington House is a building on Piccadilly in Mayfair, London.

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Cambridge University Press

Cambridge University Press (CUP) is the publishing business of the University of Cambridge.

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Charitable organization

A charitable organization or charity is a non-profit organization (NPO) whose primary objectives are philanthropy and social well-being (e.g. charitable, educational, religious, or other activities serving the public interest or common good).

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Charles Hercules Read

Sir Charles Hercules Read, FBA (6 July 1857 – 11 February 1929) was a British archaeologist and curator who became Keeper of British and Medieval Antiquities and Ethnography at the British Museum, and President of the London Society of Antiquaries, following his mentor Augustus Wollaston Franks in the first position in 1896, and in the second from 1908–14 and again in 1919, after being Secretary since 1892.

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Charles Lennox, 2nd Duke of Richmond

Charles Lennox, 2nd Duke of Richmond, 2nd Duke of Lennox, 2nd Duke of Aubigny, (18 May 1701 – 8 August 1750) was a British nobleman, peer, and politician.

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Charles Lyttelton (bishop)

Charles Lyttelton (1714–1768) was an English churchman and antiquary from the Lyttelton family, who served as Bishop of Carlisle from 1762 to 1768 and President of the Society of Antiquaries of London from 1765 to 1768.

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Charles Reed Peers

Sir Charles Reed Peers (22 September 1868 – 16 November 1952) was an English architect, archaeologist and preservationist.

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Christopher N. L. Brooke

Christopher Nugent Lawrence Brooke (23 June 1927 – 27 December 2015) was a British medieval historian.

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City of London

The City of London is a city and county that contains the historic centre and the primary central business district (CBD) of London.

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Cyril Fox

Sir Cyril Fred Fox (16 December 1882 – 15 January 1967) was an English archaeologist.

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David Lindsay, 27th Earl of Crawford

David Alexander Edward Lindsay, 27th Earl of Crawford and 10th Earl of Balcarres, (10 October 1871 – 8 March 1940), styled Lord Balcarres or Lord Balniel between 1880 and 1913, was a British Conservative politician and art connoisseur.

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Edward Edwards (painter)

Edward Edwards (7 March 1738 – 19 December 1806) was an English painter.

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Edward King (antiquarian)

Edward King (1735?–1807) was an English barrister and writer.

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English county histories

English county histories, in other words historical and topographical (or "chorographical") works concerned with individual ancient counties of England before their reorganisation, were produced by antiquarians from the late 16th century onwards.

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Eric Fernie

Eric Campbell Fernie (born 9 June 1939, Edinburgh) is a Scottish art historian.

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Field of the Cloth of Gold

The Field of the Cloth of Gold (Camp du Drap d'Or) was a site in Balinghem between Ardres in France and Guînes in the then-English Pale of Calais that hosted a summit from 7 to 24 June 1520, between King Henry VIII of England and King Francis I of France.

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Fleet Street

Fleet Street is a major street in the City of London.

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Folio

The term "folio", from the Latin folium (leaf), has three interconnected but distinct meanings in the world of books and printing.

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Frederic G. Kenyon

Sir Frederic George Kenyon (15 January 1863 – 23 August 1952) was a British palaeographer and biblical and classical scholar.

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Frederic Ouvry

Frederic Ouvry (1814–1881) was an English lawyer and antiquary.

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Genealogy

Genealogy (from γενεαλογία from γενεά, "generation" and λόγος, "knowledge"), also known as family history, is the study of families and the tracing of their lineages and history.

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Geoffrey Wainwright (archaeologist)

Geoffrey John Wainwright, (19 September 1937 – 6 March 2017) was a British archaeologist specialising in prehistory.

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George Hamilton-Gordon, 4th Earl of Aberdeen

George Hamilton-Gordon, 4th Earl of Aberdeen, (28 January 178414 December 1860), styled Lord Haddo from 1791 to 1801, was a British politician, diplomat and landowner, successively a Tory, Conservative and Peelite, who served as Prime Minister from 1852 until 1855 in a coalition between the Whigs and Peelites, with Radical and Irish support.

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George Townshend, 2nd Marquess Townshend

George Townshend, 2nd Marquess Townshend, PC, FRS (18 April 1753 – 27 July 1811), known as The Lord Ferrers of Chartley from 1770 to 1784 and as The Earl of Leicester from 1784 to 1807, was a British peer and politician.

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George Vertue

George Vertue (1684 – 24 July 1756) was an English engraver and antiquary, whose notebooks on British art of the first half of the 18th century are a valuable source for the period.

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Gothic architecture

Gothic architecture is an architectural style that flourished in Europe during the High and Late Middle Ages.

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Harold Dillon, 17th Viscount Dillon

Harold Arthur Lee-Dillon, 17th Viscount Dillon CH FBA (24 January 1844–18 December 1932) was an English antiquary and a leading authority on the history of arms and armour and medieval costume.

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Henry Englefield

Sir Henry Charles Englefield, 7th Baronet FRS FRSE FSA FLS (1752 – 21 March 1822) was an English antiquary and scientist.

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Henry Herbert, 4th Earl of Carnarvon

Henry Howard Molyneux Herbert, 4th Earl of Carnarvon, (24 June 1831 – 29 June 1890), known as Lord Porchester from 1833 to 1849, was a British politician and a leading member of the Conservative Party.

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Henry VIII of England

Henry VIII (28 June 1491 – 28 January 1547) was King of England from 1509 until his death.

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Heraldry

Heraldry is a broad term, encompassing the design, display, and study of armorial bearings (known as armory), as well as related disciplines, such as vexillology, together with the study of ceremony, rank, and pedigree.

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Hugh Willoughby, 15th Baron Willoughby of Parham

Hugh, 15th Baron Willoughby of Parham (1713 – 17 January 1765) was an English nobleman and hereditary peer of the House of Lords.

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Humfrey Wanley

Humfrey Wanley (21 March 1672 – 6 July 1726) was an English librarian, palaeographer and scholar of Old English, employed by manuscript collectors such as Robert and Edward Harley.

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Ian Richmond

Sir Ian Archibald Richmond, (10 May 1902 – 5 October 1965) was a British archaeologist and academic.

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Inventory of Henry VIII of England

The Inventory of Henry VIII of England compiled in 1547 is a list of the possessions of the crown, now in the British Library as Harley Ms.

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J. M. W. Turner

Joseph Mallord William Turner (23 April 177519 December 1851), known as J. M. W. Turner and contemporarily as William Turner, was an English Romantic painter, printmaker and watercolourist, known for his expressive colourisation, imaginative landscapes and turbulent, often violent marine paintings.

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James Basire

James Basire (1730–1802), also known as James Basire Sr., was an English engraver.

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James Mann (curator)

Sir James Gow Mann (23 September 1897 – 5 December 1962) was an eminent figure in the art world in the mid twentieth century, specialising in the study of armour.

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James VI and I

James VI and I (James Charles Stuart; 19 June 1566 – 27 March 1625) was King of Scotland as James VI from 24 July 1567 and King of England and Ireland as James I from the union of the Scottish and English crowns on 24 March 1603 until his death in 1625.

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James Whatman (papermaker)

James Whatman (1702–1759), the Elder, was a paper maker, born in Kent, who made revolutionary advances to the craft in England.

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Jeremiah Milles

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Joan Evans (art historian)

Dame Joan Evans, (22 June 1893 – 14 July 1977) was a British historian of French and English mediaeval art, especially Early Modern and medieval jewellery.

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John Bagford

John Bagford (1650/51, Fetter Lane, London – 5 May 1716, Islington) was an English antiquarian, writer, bibliographer, ballad-collector and bookseller.

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John Davies Evans

John Davies Evans OBE (22 January 1925 – 4 July 2011) was an English archaeologist and academic, renowned for his research into the prehistory of the Mediterranean, and especially the prehistoric cultures of Malta.

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John Evans (archaeologist)

Sir John Evans, KCB, FRS (17 November 1823 – 31 May 1908) was an English archaeologist and geologist.

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John Lubbock, 1st Baron Avebury

John Lubbock, 1st Baron Avebury, 4th Baronet, (30 April 183428 May 1913), known as Sir John Lubbock, 4th Baronet from 1865 until 1900, was an English banker, Liberal politician, philanthropist, scientist and polymath.

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John Talman

John Talman (July 1677, King's Street, Westminster – 3 November 1726, London) was a British antiquary and art collector.

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Joseph Ayloffe

Sir Joseph Ayloffe, 6th Baronet FRS, FSA (1708 – 19 April 1781, London) was an English antiquary.

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Kelmscott Manor

Kelmscott Manor is a limestone manor house in the Cotswolds village of Kelmscott, in West Oxfordshire, southern England.

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Learned society

A learned society (also known as a learned academy, scholarly society, or academic association) is an organisation that exists to promote an academic discipline, profession, or a group of related disciplines such as the arts.

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List of antiquarian societies

A list of Antiquarian Societies.

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Londinium

Londinium was a settlement established on the current site of the City of London around 43.

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London

London is the capital and most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.

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London Wall

The London Wall was the defensive wall first built by the Romans around Londinium, their strategically important port town on the River Thames in what is now London, England, and subsequently maintained until the 18th century.

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Martin Folkes

Martin Folkes PRS FRS (29 October 1690 – 28 June 1754), was an English antiquary, numismatist, mathematician, and astronomer.

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Maurice Howard

Maurice Howard is a British art historian, and professor of art history at the University of Sussex until his retirement in 2016.

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Mortimer Wheeler

Sir Robert Eric Mortimer Wheeler (10 September 1890 – 22 July 1976) was a British archaeologist and officer in the British Army.

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National Portrait Gallery, London

The National Portrait Gallery (NPG) is an art gallery in London housing a collection of portraits of historically important and famous British people.

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Norroy and Ulster King of Arms

Norroy and Ulster King of Arms is the King of Arms at the College of Heralds with jurisdiction over England north of the Trent and Northern Ireland.

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Nowell Myres

John Nowell Linton Myres CBE (27 December 1902 - 25 September 1989) was a British archaeologist and Bodley's Librarian at the Bodleian Library in Oxford from 1948 until his resignation in 1965; and librarian of Christ Church before his Bodleian appointment.

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Peter Le Neve

Peter Le Neve (21 January 1661 – 24 September 1729) was an English herald and antiquary.

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Philip Stanhope, 5th Earl Stanhope

Philip Henry Stanhope, 5th Earl Stanhope FRS (30 January 1805 – 24 December 1875), styled Viscount Mahon between 1816 and 1855, was a British politician and historian.

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Piccadilly

Piccadilly is a road in the City of Westminster, London to the south of Mayfair, between Hyde Park Corner in the west and Piccadilly Circus in the east.

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Post-nominal letters

Post-nominal letters, also called post-nominal initials, post-nominal titles or designatory letters, are letters placed after a person's name to indicate that that individual holds a position, academic degree, accreditation, office, military decoration, or honour, or is a member of a religious institute or fraternity.

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Proposals for an English Academy

During the early part of the 17th century, and persisting in some form into the early 18th century, there were a number of proposals for an English Academy: some form of learned institution, conceived as having royal backing and a leading role in the intellectual life of the nation.

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Quarto

Quarto (abbreviated Qto, 4to or 4°) is a book or pamphlet produced from full "blanksheets", each of which is printed with eight pages of text, four to a side, then folded twice to produce four leaves (that is, eight book pages).

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Richard Gough (antiquarian)

Richard Gough (21 October 1735 – 20 February 1809) was a prominent and influential English antiquarian.

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Robert Harley, 1st Earl of Oxford and Earl Mortimer

Robert Harley, 1st Earl of Oxford and Earl Mortimer, KG (5 December 1661 – 21 May 1724) was an English and later British statesman of the late Stuart and early Georgian periods.

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Rosemary Cramp

Dame Rosemary Jean Cramp, (born 6 May 1929) is a British archaeologist and academic specialising in the Anglo-Saxons.

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Royal Academy of Arts

The Royal Academy of Arts (RA) is an art institution based in Burlington House on Piccadilly in London.

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Royal charter

A royal charter is a formal document issued by a monarch as letters patent, granting a right or power to an individual or a body corporate.

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Samuel Hieronymus Grimm

Samuel Hieronymus Grimm (January 18, 1733 – April 14, 1794)The Gentleman's Magazine, 1794, p399 was an 18th-century Swiss landscape artist who worked in oils (until 1764), watercolours, and pen and ink media.

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Simon Swynfen Jervis

Simon Swynfen Jervis FSA (born 9 January 1943) is a British museum director.

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Strand, London

Strand (or the Strand) is a major thoroughfare in the City of Westminster, Central London.

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The Blitz

The Blitz was a German bombing offensive against Britain in 1940 and 1941, during the Second World War.

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Vetusta Monumenta

Vetusta Monumenta is the title of a published series of illustrated antiquarian papers on ancient buildings, sites, and artefacts, mostly those of Britain, published at irregular intervals between 1718 and 1906 by the Society of Antiquaries of London.

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W. F. Grimes

William Francis Grimes (known as Peter; 31 October 1905 – 25 December 1988) was a Welsh archaeologist.

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William Blake

William Blake (28 November 1757 – 12 August 1827) was an English poet, painter, and printmaker.

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William Stukeley

William Stukeley (7 November 1687 – 3 March 1765) was an English antiquarian, physician, and Anglican clergyman.

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World War II

World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Society_of_Antiquaries_of_London

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