Fred Hoyle: An Online Exhibition

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Sir Fred

Hoyle’s Knighthood was announced in the New Year Honours list on 1 January 1972. This is the letter he received from the office of the Prime Minister, informing him of the Prime Minister’s intentions and asking if he would be willing to accept the Honour.

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The letter sent on behalf of the Prime Minister informing Hoyle that he had been chosen to receive a Knighthood

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