Gresham College

Gresham College is an institution of higher learning located at Barnard's Inn Hall off Holborn in central London, England. It was founded in 1597 under the will of Sir Thomas Gresham and today it hosts over 140 free public lectures every year within the City of London.

Read more about Gresham College:  History, Professors, Gresham College Today, Gresham Special Lecture Series, Excerpts From The Last Will of Sir Thomas Gresham (1575)

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Michael Mainelli - Gresham College Lecture Series
... and published a series of 28 free one-hour lectures on commerce at Gresham College in the City of London while serving as Mercers School Memorial Professor of Commerce from 2005 to 2009 ... to lecture and host symposia widely, including continuing lectures at Gresham College, where he has been introducing new concepts of money and the role of government, e.g ...
Gresham College - Excerpts From The Last Will of Sir Thomas Gresham (1575)
... WRITTEN and disposition of me Sir Thomas Gresham of the cittye of London knighte, concerninge all my mannors, landes, tenementes, and hereditamentes, mentioned and ... Thomas Gresham's mansion converted into an instructional facility with lodgings and research space for professors of Law, Physics, Music, Divinity, Geometry, Rhetoric, and Astronomy ... IN WITNES whereof I the said Sir Thomas Gresham have written this will all with myne owne hand, and to each of the eight leaves have subscribed my ...
John Bull (composer) - Life
1596 he became the first professor of music at Gresham College on the recommendation of Queen Elizabeth who admired him greatly ... In 1597 his appointment to Gresham College required him to obey the committee’s ordinances, lodge at Gresham House, and give an inaugural lecture during the second week of June in the presence of the mayor, the ... of losing his readership because his assigned rooms were still occupied by Gresham’s stepson, William Reade, he forced an entry to the rooms by engaging a mason to help him break down a wall ...
Henry Briggs (mathematician) - Personal Life
... After studying Latin and Greek at a local grammar school, he entered St John's College, Cambridge, in 1577, and graduated in 1581 ... In 1596, he became first professor of geometry in the recently founded Gresham College, London he would lecture there for nearly 23 years, and would make Gresham college a center of English ... formulation was awkward to work with, but the book fired Briggs' imagination - in his lectures at Gresham College he proposed the idea of base 10 logarithms in which the logarithm of 10 would be 1 ...

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