Head for the Hills

14 April 2020 by

The first portraits were presented to the Royal Society in the 1680s, and since then our collection has grown to…

Jailbirds

22 January 2019 by

One of my standing jokes at the Royal Society is that, one day, I’ll take a step back from lauding…

Samuel Pepys

Pepys and the Royal Society

17 December 2015 by

The National Maritime Museum is currently celebrating the life and times of Stuart London’s most celebrated diarist, Samuel Pepys (1633-1703),…