Brewster, Thomas (b. 1705), physician and translator, was born on 18 September 1705 in Eardisland, Herefordshire, the son of Benjamin Brewster (bap. 1674), and his wife, Anne Whittington. He was educated at Merchant Taylors' School, and was admitted to St John's College, Oxford...
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Grieve, James (bap. 1703, d. 1763), physician and translator, was baptized at Hawick, Roxburghshire, on 30 April 1703, the son of James Grieve, a tenant farmer, and Jenet Eliot. From 1726 he studied medicine at Edinburgh University, where he graduated in June 1733 with an MD thesis on eye illnesses of the vitreous humour. Licensed to practise medicine in ...
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Mac Duinnshléibhe [MacDonlevy], Cormac (fl. c. 1459), physician and translator of medical texts, was descended from a royal family of twelfth-century Ulster (modern counties Down and Antrim), who were overthrown by the Anglo-Norman invaders. A branch of the family migrated to Tír Conaill...
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Russell, Richard (b. before 1640, d. 1686x97), translator of alchemical and iatrochemical treatises, prepared chemical medicines with his brother William Russell (1634–c. 1696) who was chemist-in-ordinary to Charles II and author of A Physical Treatise, Grounded, not upon Tradition, nor Phancy, but Experience...
Tytler, Henry William (1752/3–1808), translator and physician, was born at Fern near Brechin, Forfarshire, the son of George Tytler (1705/6–1785), minister of Fern, and his wife, Janet Robertson (d. 1795); he was the younger brother of James Tytler (1745–1804). He published The Works of Callimachus Translated into English Verse...
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Ward [Warde], William (1534–1609), physician and translator, was born at Landbeach, Cambridgeshire, in 1534. He was educated at Eton College, and then was elected a scholar at King's College, Cambridge, on 13 August 1550. On 14 August 1553 he became a fellow. He graduated BA in 1555 and proceeded MA in 1558. On 27 February 1552 the provost of his college requested him to take up the study of medicine, and he became MD in 1567. In 1568 he left his fellowship. His name is attached to the petition signed in 1572 against the new statutes of the university which allowed students to begin their medical training without first undertaking preliminary training in the arts. ...