Stukeley, William, 1687-1765

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English antiquary.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Stanford?, to Jo. Cawdron, 1737 Jun. 30. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270575891

From the description of Autograph manuscripts (2) of different versions of a hymn, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270580437

William Stukeley (1687-1765), antiquary and natural philosopher, born in Holbeach, Lincolnshire, friend of Sir Isaac Newton and a fellow of the Royal Society. In 1722 Stukeley was one of the founding members of a new antiquarian club, the Society of Roman Knights. He is credited with early discoveries about the Druid sites, Avebury and Stonehenge.

From the description of Patriarchal Christianity, or A chronological & historical enquiry into the origin and progress of true religion & idolatry : Stamford, 1731. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702183964

Epithet: Dr

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William Stukeley (1687-1765) was an antiquary who researched aspects of British antiquity, particularly Stonehenge and the religion of the Druids, and lavishly illustrated his publications on the subject.

From the description of Notes on Julius Caesar in Britain, [ca. 1725]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702172381

Epithet: Rector of St George the Martyr, Holborn; Secretary of the Society of Antiquaries

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creatorOf Vertue, George, 1684-1756. Autograph letter signed (incomplete) : [n.p.], possibly to Dr. William Stukeley, 1750 Sept. 4. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Notes on Julius Caesar in Britain, [ca. 1725] Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Stukeley, William, 1687-1765. Autograph letter signed : Stanford?, to Jo. Cawdron, 1737 Jun. 30. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Stukeley, William, 1687-1765. [Album of portrait drawings], [ca. 1720-1750]. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Stukeley, William, 1687-1765. Prints by William Stukeley 1750, 1750. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn (VIII. ff. 454). Jan. 1750-Dec. 1752.includes:ff. 1, 104,411, 429, 431 Sir William Lee, Chief Justice of the King's Bench (1737): Correspondence with the 1st Lord Hardwicke: 1722-1754. ff. 3, 169, 341 Sir Thomas Burnet, Justice of the Common Pleas: ... British Library
referencedIn Sir Hans Sloane, Baronet: Original correspondence, chronologically arranged: 17th-18th centt.includes:ff. 1,5,85 Pierre Chirac, Physician to the Duc d'Orléans: Letters to, from Sir H. Sloane: 1684, 1686, 1714 and n.d.: Lat. and Fr.f. 3 Beaumount:... British Library
referencedIn Sir Hans Sloane, Baronet: Original correspondence, chronologically arranged: 17th-18th centt.includes:ff. 1, 3 Jean Frédéric Phélypeaux de Maurepas, Comte: Correspondence with S. F. Morand: 1738.: Fr.: Copies.ff. 1-6 Sauveur François Morand, FRS;... British Library
referencedIn Sir Hans Sloane, Baronet: Original correspondence, chronologically arranged: 17th-18th centt.includes:f. 1 Thomas Burlington: Letter to Sir H. Sloane: 1729/30.ff. 3, 131, 173, 251 Sauveur François Morand, FRS; French anatomist: Letters to Sir H. ... British Library
referencedIn Miscellaneous Manuscripts Collection, 1668-1983, Bulk, 1750-1850, 1668-1983 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Sir Hans Sloane, Baronet: Original correspondence, chronologically arranged: 17th-18th centt.includes:ff. 1, 24, 35, 120, 172 Samuel Brewer, Botanist: Letters to Sir H. Sloane: 1728-1735/6.f. 3 Joannes Georgius Kisner, Medicus Primarius Mæno-Fran... British Library
referencedIn Cave, Thomas, 1712-1778,. Autograph letter signed from Sir Thomas Cave, bart. to an unidentified recipient [manuscript], 1767 February 19. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Stukeley, William, 1687-1765. Sorbiodunum. [graphic] / Stukeley designavit. The British Library, Group Batchload
creatorOf Stukeley, William, 1687-1765. [Poems], 1732-1755. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Stukeley, William, 1687-1765. Autograph manuscripts (2) of different versions of a hymn, [n.d.]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Constable, William. Dr. Stukeley's Works, common-place book, 1872. Washington State University, Holland and Terrell Libraries
referencedIn Small collections of manuscripts acquired by the Hartley Institution, 1557-1888 University of Southampton Libraries Special Collections
creatorOf Stukeley, William, 1687-1765. Patriarchal Christianity, or A chronological & historical enquiry into the origin and progress of true religion & idolatry : Stamford, 1731. Yale University, Lewis Walpole Library
referencedIn Houghton Library printed book provenance file, R-Z, and unidentified. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Correspondence and papers of Roger Gale, 1715-44 University of Oxford, Bodleian Library
referencedIn Sir Hans Sloane, Baronet: Original correspondence, chronologically arranged: 17th-18th centt.includes:f. 1 Jaques Levi, of Venice: Letters to Sir H. Sloane: 1722-1744.: Fr. and Engl.ff. 1, 198, 337, 353 Abbé Jean Paul Bignon, Librarian to Louis X... British Library
referencedIn Sir Hans Sloane, Baronet: Original correspondence, chronologically arranged: 17th-18th centt.includes:ff. 1, 28, 37, 210 Claude Joseph Geoffroy, Le Jeune: Letters to Sir H. Sloane: 1715-1744.: Engl. and Fr.ff. 2, 36, 52, 7 4, 322 Thomas Shaw, Cha... British Library
creatorOf Stukeley, William, 1687-1765. On the philosophy of pleasure, 1751 Oct 28 - Nov 15. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Sir Hans Sloane, Baronet: Original correspondence, chronologically arranged: 17th-18th centt.includes:ff. 1, 7, 299, 352 Rose Fuller, MD: Letters to his grandfather, Sir H. Sloane: 1729-1739, and n.d.ff. 3, 170, 363 G-Medley: Letters to Sir H. S... British Library
referencedIn Sir Hans Sloane, Baronet: Original correspondence, chronologically arranged: 17th-18th centt.includes:ff. 1, 45, 218 Levinus Vincent: Letters to Sir H. Sloane: 1725.f. 3 S-H-: Letter to Sir H. Sloane: 1725.ff. 5, 264-266 b Michael Angelo Tilli... British Library
referencedIn Dawson, Thomas. [Commonplace book], 1760-1788. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Papers of William Stukeley, 1687-1861 Bodleian Library, University of Oxford
referencedIn Vol. VII. (ff. 216). CORRFSPONDENCE with various persons, chiefly on antiquarian subjects; 20 Feb. 174-29 Oct. 1770, and n. d. At the end (f. 210) is a letter from Elizabeth Collignon to Mrs. Astle, 10 Jan. 1786; and one from Charles Gray Round, M.P.... British Library
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Birth 1687-11-07

Death 1765-03-03

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