Elected a Fellow by the Royal Society

Date: 
February 8, 1680

The election took place on January 29 / February 8

The notice of it in Birch's History, vol. IV, p. 6, was perfunctory.

Dr. Heusch, Mr. Firmin and Mr. Houghton were elected; as was also Mr. Leeuwenhoeck upon the motion of Dr. Croune, and Dr. Gale was desired to draw up a diploma to be sent to him.

Document: 

Register Book Original, part 6.

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