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Edwards, John (b. 1600, d. late 1650s), university teacher and physician, was born on 27 February 1600. Educated at Merchant Taylors' School, London, he was in 1617 elected to a probationary fellowship at St John's College, Oxford, where he gained the favour of the president, ...

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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 ...

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

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Gairdner, Sir William Tennant (1824–1907), physician and pathologist, born in Edinburgh on 8 November 1824, was the eldest son of John Gairdner (1790–1876), physician, and his wife, Susanna (d. 1860), daughter of William Tennant and granddaughter of the religious writer Dr William Dalrymple (1723–1814)...

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Henry Morley (1822–1894) by W. & D. Downey, pubd 1892 © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Morley, Henry (1822–1894), apothecary, journalist, and literary scholar, was born at 100 Hatton Garden, London, on 15 September 1822, the younger of the two sons of Henry Morley (1793–1877), a member of the Society of Apothecaries, and his wife, Anne Jane Hicks (...

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Rush, Benjamin (1746–1813), physician and revolutionary politician in America, was born on 4 January 1746 in Byberry, Pennsylvania, the fourth of the seven children of John Rush (1712?–1751), a farmer and gunsmith, and Susanna Harvey, née Hall (1717?–1795). When Rush's father died at the age of thirty-nine in 1751, his mother, whom ...

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Russell, James (c. 1720–1773), surgeon and natural philosopher, was born in Edinburgh, the son of the surgeon Francis Russell and his wife, a daughter of Robert Gordon of Halhead, Aberdeenshire. Little is known of Russell until 21 January 1747, when he was made a burgess and guild brother of ...

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Wakefield, John of (fl. 1294/5), schoolman and medical writer, was presumably a Yorkshireman, but is recorded with certainty only at Oxford. He may have been the John de Wakerfeld who with other northern clerks was involved in a brawl with clerks from the Welsh marches on 29 April 1285. But he can be identified with greater conviction as the ...