Lives of the fellows

John Jones

b.? d.?
AB Oxon(1666) AM(1670) BCL(1673) DCL(1677) LRCP(1687)

John Jones, DCL, was the son of Matthew Jones, of Pentrick, in Glamorganshire, and was educated at Jesus college, Oxford, of which society he became a fellow. He proceeded AB 5th April, 1666; AM 11th May, 1670; BCL 9th July, 1673; DCL 21st July, 1677. He had a licence ad practicandum from the university of Oxford, 25th June, 1678, and for some years practised as a physician at Windsor. He was admitted a Licentiate of the College of Physicians 22nd December, 1687. Dr Jones subsequently became chancellor of the cathedral church of Llandaff. Whilst holding that office he published an extraordinary and perfectly unintelligible book, containing 371 octavo pages of small print, entitled -
The Mysteries of Opium revealed, by Dr John Jones, Chancellor of Llandaff, a Member of the College of Physicians in London, and formerly Fellow of Jesus College in Oxford. 8vo. Lond. 1700.

He was also the author of -
Novarum Dissertationum de Morbis abstrusioribus Tractatus primus, de Febribus intermittentibus. 8vo. Lond. 1683
De Morbis Hibernorum et de Dysenteria Hibernica exercitatio medica. 4to. Lond. 1698.

William Munk

(Volume I, page 476)

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