Lives of the fellows

John Anthony

b.1585 d.28 April 1655
MB Cantab(1613) MD(1619) LRCP(1625)

John Anthony, MD, was the son of Francis Anthony, MD, a noted empirick of his time, the inventor and vendor of the so-called “Aurum Potabile,” against whom as may be seen in Dr Goodall’s book, the College carried on a long course of judicial proceedings. John Anthony, the subject of our present notice, was educated at Pembroke college, Cambridge, as a member of which he graduated MB 1613, MD 1619. He lived in Bartholomew’s-close, succeeded to the more reputable part of his father’s practice, and was admitted a Licentiate of the College in 1625. He died 28th April, 1655, aged 70, and was buried at St Bartholomew’s the Great, Smithfield; was the author of Lucas Redivivus, or the Gospel Physician. 4to. Lond. 1654.

William Munk

(Volume I, page 185)

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