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date: 16 February 2020

Monro, Alexander, primuslocked

  • Anita Guerrini


Monro, Alexander, primus (1697–1767), surgeon and anatomist, was born in London on 8 September 1697, the only surviving son of John Monro (bap. 1670, d. 1740), an army surgeon, and his wife and first cousin, Jean Forbes (d. c.1710), daughter of ...

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