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Glisson, Francislocked

  • Guido Giglioni


Glisson, Francis (1599?–1677), physician and philosopher, was most probably born in 1599 in Bristol, the third of at least thirteen children of William Glisson, tailor, and his wife, Mary, daughter of John Hancock of Kingsweston, Somerset, and South Perrott, Dorset. He attended the school at ...

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