The story of Chicheley Hall

P. Collins, S. Fischer
2011 Notes and Records: the Royal Society journal of the history of science  
In acquiring Chicheley Hall and 75 acres of surrounding land, the Royal Society added nearly six centuries of traceable history to its already considerable heritage. In this paper we summarize what is known about a remarkable property and the people who have lived there. It is a story of intricate genealogy, malicious wills, a modicum of debauchery-and stunning architecture.
doi:10.1098/rsnr.2011.0005 fatcat:5z6yyfpxizdzfktif3ys6zi4em