Lives of the fellows

Thomas Hoy

b.? d.c.1718
AB Oxon(1680) AM(1683) MB(1686) MD(1689) FRCP

Thomas Hoy, MD, was the son of Clement Hoy, and was born in London. Educated at Merchant Taylors’ school, he was, in June, 1675, elected a scholar, and subsequently fellow of St John’s college, Oxford, as a member of which he proceeded AB 12th May, 1680; AM 17th March, 1683; MB 27th April, 1686; and MD 3rd July, 1689. He practised for a time at Warwick; was admitted a Candidate of the College of Physicians 22nd December, 1693; and was made Regius professor of physic at Oxford in 1698. He died, according to Wood, in Jamaica, probably in 1718. He translated several Greek and Latin works into English, and was the author of
Agathocles, the Sicilian Usurper. A Poem. Lond. 1683.

William Munk

(Volume I, page 503)

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