Lives of the fellows

Robert Bankes

b.? d.November 1746
AB Cantab(1724) AM(1728) MD(1735) FRCP(1737)

Robert Bankes, M.D., was born in London, and educated at Eton, whence he was elected, in 1720, to King’s college, Cambridge, of which society he was a fellow. He proceeded A.B. 1724; A.M. 1728; M.D. 1735; and the same year was appointed professor of anatomy in the university. He was admitted a Candidate of the College of Physicians 25th June, 1736; and a Fellow 25th June, 1737; was Gulstonian lecturer in 1738; Censor in 1739; and Harveian orator in 1743. Dr. Bankes was chosen physician to Christ’s hospital in April, 1737, and died in November, 1746.

William Munk

(Volume II, page 134)

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