b.1569 d.7 January 1632
MD Padua(1591) LRCP(1595) FRCP(1597)
Edward Jordan, MD, was born at High Halden, co Kent, in 1569, and was educated at Oxford, probably at Hart hall. He took his degree of MD at Padua abouot the year 1591; was admitted a Licentiate of the College of Physicians 7th November, 1595; and a Fellow 22nd December, 1597. He subsequently removed from London to Bath, where he spent the remained of his life; and, dying 7th January, 1632, ætat 63, was buried in the Abbey church of that city. Guidott terms him a learned, candid, and sober physician, and our Annals mention his examinations with the highest encomiums. He was the author of -
A briefe Discourse of a Disease called the Suffocation of the Mother, written upon occasion which hath beene of late taken thereby to suspect possession of an evill spirit, or some such like supernaturall power, wherein is declared that divers strange actions and passions of the body of man which in the common opinion are imputed to the Divell have their true natural causes, and do accompanie this disease. 4to. Lond., 1603.
A Discourse of Natural Baths and Mineral Waters. 4to. Lond., 1631.
(Volume I, page 113)
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