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|Nascimento||4 de maio de 1726|
|Falecimento||1 de julho de 1790 (64 anos)|
|Prêmio(s)||Medalha Copley (1785)|
Leitura adicional [editar]
- Roy, William (December 1777), Experiments and Observations made in Britain, in order to obtain a Rule for measuring Heights with the Barometer, "Experiments and Observations Made in Britain, in Order to Obtain a Rule for Measuring Heights with the Barometer. By Colonel William Roy. F. R. S.", Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society (Internet Library of Early Journals) 67: 653–777, http://www.bodley.ox.ac.uk/cgi-bin/ilej/image1.pl?item=page&seq=1&size=1&id=pt.1777.x.x.67.x.653
- Roy, William (1790), Military Antiquities of the Romans in North Britain, London: The Society of Antiquities of London (publicado em 1793), http://www.nls.uk/maps/roy/antiquities/
- King George III (21 July 1784), To the Master General of the Ordnance, in Kimber, Isaac; Kimber, Edward, "The London magazine, or, Gentleman's monthly intelligencer", The London Magazine (London: Printed for R. Baldwin) III: 364–65, 1785, http://books.google.com/?id=_vcRAAAAYAAJ&pg=RA1-PA364 - the letter refers to Roy by name as "... our trusty and well beloved Lieutanant-Colonel William Roy, one of our engineers for inspecting, surveying, and making reports from time to time of the state of the coasts and districts of the country adjacent to the coasts of this kingdom, and the islands hereunto belonging."
- Griffiths, Ralph, ed. (1794), "Roy's Military Antiquities of the Romans in Britain", The Monthly Review: September – December, MDCCXCIII, XII, London: R. Griffiths, pp. 381–88, http://books.google.com/?id=SYkCAAAAYAAJ&pg=PA381 - a literary review of Roy's book
- Griffiths, Ralph, ed. (1800), "Account of a Trigonometric Survey of England, &c.", The Monthly Review: January – April, MDCCC, XXXI, London: R. Griffiths, pp. 370–372, http://books.google.com/?id=XYkCAAAAYAAJ&pg=PA370 - an early account of the Survey of England
- Rivington, F., ed. (1793), "General Roy's Military Antiquities", The British Critic, A New Review, for September, October, November, and December, MDCCXCIII, II, London: F. and C. Rivington, pp. 6–12; 127–133, http://books.google.com/?id=tssEAAAAQAAJ&pg=PA6 - a literary review of Roy's book
- Weld, Charles Richard (1848), "1780 — 1800", A History of the Royal Society, with Memoirs of the Presidents, II, London: John W. Parker, pp. 186–229, http://books.google.com/?id=POsAAAAAYAAJ&pg=PA186 - a discussion of Roy's work that won him the Copley Medal.
- Wilson, C. R. (2006), The Royal Engineers Museum and Library, Royal Engineers Museum, http://www.remuseum.org.uk
- The National Survey, "Blackwood's Edinburgh magazine", Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, DCCCLI (Edinburgh: William Blackwood & Sons) CXL: 322–347, July — December 1886, http://books.google.com/?id=FHUAAAAAYAAJ&pg=PA322
- Kimber, Isaac; Kimber, Edward, eds. (30 November 1784), The new council of the Royal Society, "The London magazine, or, Gentleman's monthly intelligencer", The London Magazine (London: Printed for R. Baldwin) III: 364–66 (publicado em 1785), http://books.google.com/?id=_vcRAAAAYAAJ&pg=RA1-PA486 - the new council of the Royal Society, with "Major Gen. W. Roy" as one of the new members of the council.
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