Lives of the fellows

Francis Herring

b.? d.1628
AB Cantab(1585) AM(1589) MD(1597) FRCP(1599)

Francis Herring, MD, a native of Nottinghamshire, educated at Christ’s College, Cambridge, proceeded AB 1585, AM 1589. On the 3rd July, 1599, being then a doctor of medicine of Cambridge or two years’ standing, he was admitted a Fellow of the College of Physicians. I meet with him as Censor in 1609, 1618, 1620, 1623, 1624, 1626, 1627. He was named an Elect 5th June, 1623, in place of Dr John Frier, deceased, and himself dying in the early part of 1628, was succeeded as Elect by William Clement, MD. He was the author of-
Poema Gratulatorium in Ingressum R Jacobi. 4to. Lond. 1603.
A Modest Defence of the Caveat given to the Wearers of Impoisoned Amulets, or Preservatives from the Plague. 4to. Lond. 1604.
Preservatives against the Plague, or Directions and Advertisements for this time of Pestilential Contagion, &c. 4to. Lond. 1605.
Pietas Pontificis. 4to. Lond. 1606

William Munk

(Volume I, page 116)

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