The Roll of the Royal College of Physicians of London; Compiled from the Annals of the College and from Other Authentic Sources

The Roll of the Royal College of Physicians of London; Compiled from the Annals of the College and from Other Authentic Sources

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1861 edition. Excerpt: ...proceeded A.B. as a member of that house in 1632_3; immediately after which he was elected a fellow of Pembroke college, and com menced A.M. 1636. He was ejected from his fellowship in 1642, and commencing practice in Essex, was admitted an Extra Licentiate of the College of Physicians 11th December, 1649. DANIEL WHISTLER, M.D.---A son of William Whistler, of Elvington, in the parish of Goring, Oxfordshire, but born at Walthamstow, was educated at the free school of Thame, and admitted probationer fellow of Merton college, Oxford, in January, 1639. He proceeded A.M. 8th February, 1643-4; and then obtaining leave from his college to travel, passed over to Holland, and at Leyden took the degree of doctor of medicine 19th October, 1645. His inaugural dissertation on this occasion-- De morbo puerili Anglorum, quam patrio sermone indigenae vocant the Rickets ---is worthy of notice, it being the earliest printed account we have of that disease, having preceded the elaborate work of Dr. Glisson by nearly five years. Dr. Whistler s essay was originally in quarto, but was reprinted in octavo, and published in 1685, the year after the author's death. Returning to England, Dr. VVhistler got incorporated at Oxford, on his doctor s degree, 20th May, 1647; and coming before the College of Physicians, was admitted a Candidate 16th July, 1647, and a Fellow 13th December, 1649. Afterwards, says Wood, he submitted to the power of the Visitors appointed by Parliament; kept his fellowship, though absent, became Superior Reader of Lynacre s Lecture, but read not, because he was practising his faculty in London; and in 1653 he went, as chief physician, to the embassy made by Bulstrode Whitlocke into...show more

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  • 9781236609700