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Prince Rupert, cavalier and scientist

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May
232008

13:00 - 14:00

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The Royal Society, London, 6-9 Carlton House Terrace, London, SW1Y 5AG

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Charles Spencer, author of 'Prince Rupert: the Last Cavalier'

Charles Spencer, author of 'Prince Rupert: the Last Cavalier'

Inventor, scientist and adventurer, Prince Rupert's signature appears on the first page of the Royal Society's Charter Book, and he shared with the Society his many inventions in military technology. In this talk Charles, Earl Spencer will discuss his recent biography of Prince Rupert, showing him to be far more than merely the dashing cavalier of legend.

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Prince Rupert, cavalier and scientist The Royal Society, London 6-9 Carlton House Terrace London SW1Y 5AG UK