- J. M. Rigg
- , revised by Sarah Bakewell
Duncan, Mark (d. 1640), physician and philosopher, was probably born in London to Thomas Duncan of Maxpoffle, Roxburghshire, and Janet, daughter of Patrick Oliphant of Sowdoun in the same county. He appears to have been educated partly in Scotland and partly on the continent. He took the degree of MD, but at what university is not known....