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Norman Moore

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Chambre, John (1470–1549), physician and cleric, was born in Northumberland. He studied at Oxford, where he was elected fellow of Merton College in 1492, and, after taking orders, became rector of Tichmarsh in Northamptonshire. Having obtained his MA, he visited Italy and studied medicine there, graduating at ...

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Gilbert the Englishman [Gilbertus Anglicus, Gilbertus de Aquila, Gilbert de l' Egle] (d. c. 1250), priest and medical writer, was the author of the most important medical and surgical work of the English middle ages, the Compendium medicinae. Originally written in Latin, the ...

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Kymer, Gilbert (d. 1463), dean of Salisbury and physician, is first noticed in university records as principal of Hart Hall, Oxford, in 1411, a post he still held in 1414. He received his MA in 1412, and was in that year senior proctor of the university. His DM was awarded about 1423 and he was bachelor of civil law by 1433. He was elected university chancellor on 10 December 1431 and had resigned by March 1434. During that time, he rented a school from ...

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Melton, Geoffrey (d. in or before 1411), priest and physician, was one of several Oxford physicians who made a career out of university service, incomes from the church, and royal patronage. First mention of him occurs in February 1377, when, as master of arts, he was admonished not to carry arms in a university conflict. No other university degrees are recorded beyond this, although ...

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Mirfield, John [Johannes de Mirfeld] (d. 1407), ecclesiastic and medical writer, became chaplain of the hospital of St Bartholomew, Smithfield, in London. His two massive Latin encyclopaedias, Breviarium Bartholomei and Florarium Bartholomei, are unusually rich sources for information about medical lore in late-medieval ...

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Tingewick, Nicholas (d. in or before 1339), ecclesiastic and physician, was an intermittently active university official and churchman, with a medical practice which has left more records than that of most physicians of his time. As Master Nicholas, clerk, he was presented to the rectory of ...