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Argentine, John (c. 1443–1508), physician and college head, was the most eminent of the first generation of Italian-trained doctors to return to a medical and academic career in England. He was born at Bottisham in Cambridgeshire, into a well-connected family; he entered Eton College...

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Davie, Thomas Benjamin (1895–1955), pathologist and university principal, was born on 23 November 1895 at Prieska, Cape Colony, the fifth of the six children of Thomas Benjamin Davie, law agent and auctioneer, and his first wife, Caroline Charlotte Halliday (d. 1900). With Scottish ancestry on both sides, ...

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G. T. Bettany

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Davy, Martin (1763–1839), physician and college head, was the son of William Davy, a country gentleman of moderate estate at Ingoldisthorpe, Norfolk. He was educated first at Lynn School, and was afterwards a pupil of a Yarmouth surgeon. Later he studied medicine at ...

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Lamphire, John (1614–1688), college head and physician, was the son of George Lamphire, apothecary, of the parish of St Lawrence, Winchester. He entered Winchester College as a scholar in 1627, and on 19 August 1634 matriculated from New College, Oxford, where he was elected fellow in 1636, graduated BA in 1638, and proceeded MA in 1642. In 1640 he wrote Latin verses for an ...

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W. A. Greenhill

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Marbeck, Roger (1536–1605), college head and physician, was probably born at Windsor, where his father, John Marbeck (c. 1505–1585?), was organist. He is thought to have been educated at Eton College, and in 1552 was elected student of Christ Church, Oxford, where he probably lived for about fifteen years, graduating BA on 26 January 1555, and MA on 28 June 1558....

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Rogers, John (1630/31–1684), physician and college head, was born in 1630 according to some sources or in 1631 according to others, the eldest son of Nathaniel Rogers (1598–1655), rector of Assington, Suffolk, and his wife, Mary (d. 1675), a daughter of Robert Crane...