b.1698 d.1 November 1759
MD Rheims(1723) FRS(1732/3) LRCP(1740)
Edward Hody, M.D., was descended from a Devonshire family, the Hodys of Netheway, in Brixham. He was entered as a medical student at Leyden, 9th September, 1719, being then twenty-one years of age, and went through a full course of medical study there; but he graduated doctor of medicine at Rheims 5th October, 1723. He was admitted a fellow of the Royal Society 22nd March, 1732-3, and a Licentiate of the College of Physicians 30th September, 1740. Dr. Hody was one of the physicians to St. George’s hospital, and died at his house in Hanover-square 1st November, 1759. He edited and revised "Cases in Midwifery," by Mr. Giffard. 8vo. Lond. 1734; and was the author of—
An Attempt to Reconcile all Differences between the present Fellows and Licentiates of the Royal College of Physicians of London. 8vo. Lond. 1752.
(Volume II, page 147)
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