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Jackson, Robert Edmund Scoresby- (bap. 1833, d. 1867), physician and geographer, was born Robert Edmund Jackson, probably at Whitby, Yorkshire, and was baptized there on 12 November 1833, the youngest of the eleven children born to Captain Thomas Jackson (1787–1873), merchant mariner and later shipowner of ...


Sir Robert Sibbald (1641–1722) by John Alexander, 1721 Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh


Sibbald, Sir Robert (1641–1722), physician and geographer, was born on 15 April 1641 in Blackfriars Wynd off Edinburgh's High Street, the fifth child and third son of David Sibbald (1589–1660), of Rankeillour, Fife, keeper of the great seal of Scotland, and his wife, ...