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Foster, Sir Michael (1836–1907), physiologist and politician, was born in Huntingdon on 8 March 1836, the eldest child of the three sons and seven daughters of Michael Foster (1810–1880) and his wife, Mercy Cooper. Foster was the descendant of a line of nonconformist farmers in ...


Sir Michael Foster (1836–1907) by John Collier, 1907 © National Portrait Gallery, London


Fraser, Sir Francis Richard (1885–1964), physician and physiologist, was born in Edinburgh on 14 February 1885, the seventh child of Sir Thomas Richard Fraser (1841–1920), professor of medicine, and his wife, Susannah Margaret Duncan. He went from Edinburgh Academy to Christ's College, Cambridge...