Lowe, Peter (c. 1550–1610), surgeon and founder of the Faculty of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow, may have been born in the west of Scotland. The exact date and location of his birth are unknown and have been the subject of debate. Lowe...
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Webb, Sir John (1772–1852), surgeon and medical administrator, was born at Cork on 25 October 1772, the son of John Webb of Woodland Hill, Staffordshire, afterwards of Dublin, and his wife, Ann, daughter of Thomas Heath. He graduated at Trinity College, Dublin, in 1793, and it was stated that he had the MD, but of what university is not known. He entered the Army Medical Service in the ...