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Borlase, Edmund (c. 1620–1682), historian and physician, was one of three sons of Sir John Borlase (c. 1576–1648), a Cornishman who was appointed master-general of the ordnance in Ireland in 1634 and served as joint lord justice there from 1641 to 1644, and his wife, ...

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Brady, Robert (c. 1627–1700), historian and physician, was born at Denver, near Downham Market, Norfolk, the son of Thomas Brady, attorney, and Mary, daughter of Thomas Whick of West Walton, Norfolk. He was educated at Downham School, under Mr Gilbert, and in 1644 was admitted as a sizar to ...

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Copeman, William Sydney Charles (1900–1970), rheumatologist and historian, was born on 29 July 1900 at the house of his grandfather, Wakehurst Place, Ardingly, Sussex, and was baptized in its private chapel. He was the only son of Dr Sydney Arthur Monckton Copeman (1862–1947)...

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Cullum, Sir Thomas Gery, seventh baronet (1741–1831), surgeon and herald, was the second son of Sir John Cullum, fifth baronet (bap. 1699, d. 1774), landowner, of Hawstead Place and Hardwick House, Suffolk, and his second wife, Susanna Gery (1712/13–1784), daughter of Sir Thomas Gery...

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Fuller, John (d. 1825), surgeon and historian, was for some years in practice as a surgeon at Ayton, Berwickshire. During that time, in 1785, he published a pamphlet, New Hints Relating to Persons Drowned and Apparently Dead, in which he proposed transfusion from the carotid artery of a sheep as a means of resuscitation. It does not appear that the method was tried. On 21 November 1789 ...

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Junius, Hadrianus [Adriaen de Jonghe] (1511–1575), physician and historian, was born on 1 July 1511 at Hoorn, Netherlands, the son of Petrus Junius (Pieter de Jonghe; d. 1537), scholar and burgomaster of Hoorn, and Marij Dircx. Junius, whom Justus Lipsius thought the most erudite Dutchman since ...

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Keynes, Richard Darwin (1919–2010), physiologist and historian, was born on 14 August 1919 at Grove House, Hollywood Road, Kensington, London, the eldest of the four sons of Sir Geoffrey Langdon Keynes (1887–1982), surgeon, pioneer in blood transfusion, and bibliographer, and his wife, Margaret Elizabeth (1890–1974)...

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Power, Sir D'Arcy (1855–1941), surgeon and historian, was born at 3 Grosvenor Terrace, Pimlico, London, on 11 November 1855, the eldest of six sons and five daughters of Henry Power, then assistant surgeon at the Westminster Ophthalmic Hospital, and his wife and first cousin, ...