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CCSP at the Royal Society to View Newly Identified Portrait of Henry More

The Cambridge Platonist Research Group, which consists of Centre Members Prof. Douglas Hedley, Dr. David Leech, Dr. James Bryson, and Dr. Marilyn Lewis, went, with Centre member Prof. Thomas Hanke to the Royal Society on 21 January to view the newly identified portrait of the Cambridge Platonist Henry More and to look at a manuscript containing More's subscription to the Royal Society.

 

 

 

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