Lives of the fellows

Gilbert Heathcot

b.1664 d.14 August 1719
MD Leyden(1686) MD Padua(1688) LRCP(1719)

Gilbert Heathcot, M.D.—-A native of Derbyshire, who studied at Leyden, was entered on the physic line there 22nd February, 1686, being then twenty-two years of age. He was a doctor of medicine of Padua, of 13th June, 1688, and was admitted a Licentiate of the College of Physicians 29th June, 1719. This is probably the "Dr. Heathcoat an eminent quaker and physician," who was killed by the overturning of his coach between Hampstead and London 14th August, 1719.(1)

William Munk

[(1) Histor. Regist. 1719 Chron. Diary 35]

(Volume II, page 68)

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