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Mead, Richard (1673–1754), physician and collector of books and art, was born at Worcester House, Stepney, Middlesex, on 11 August 1673, the eleventh child of thirteen of Matthew Meade (1628/9–1699), a nonconforming minister, and his wife, Elizabeth Walton (d. 1707). Matthew Meade...


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Richard Mead (1673–1754) by Allan Ramsay, 1747 Coram Foundation, Foundling Museum, London; photograph National Portrait Gallery, London


Monro, Thomas (1759–1833), physician and patron of art, the youngest son of Dr John Monro (1715–1791), physician, and his wife, Elizabeth, was born in London. He was the grandson of Dr James Monro. Educated at Harrow School, under the classicist and divine Dr Samuel Parr...


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