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This naturalist sailed with Captain Cook 1768-71) and his collections are preserved in the british Museum
He popularized the settlement of New South Wales
He was president of the Royal Society from 1778-1820
This Day in British History
24 July, 1567
Mary, Queen of Scots abdicates
Mary, imprisoned at Lochleven Castle, is forced to cede the throne to her son, the infant James VI