Key references

Clokie, HM (1964) An account of the herbaria of the Department of Botany in the University of Oxford. Clarendon Press.

Jackson, BD (1874) A sketch of the life of William Sherard. Journal of Botany, British and Foreign 12, 129-138.

Pasti, G (1950) Consul Sherard: amateur botanist and patron of learning, 1659-1728. Ph.D. thesis, University of Illinois.

Pulteney, R (1790) Historical and biographical sketches of the progress of botany in England, Vol. 2. T. Cadell.

Riley, M (2011) Procurers of plants and encouragers of gardening: William and James Sherard and Charles du Bois, case studies in late seventeenth- and early eighteenth-century botanical and horticultural patronage. Ph.D. thesis, University of Buckingham.