Lives of the fellows

Zurishaddeus Lang

b.29 March 1619 d.8 June 1692
MD Padua(1649) MD Oxon(1653/4) FRCP(1664)

Zurishaddeus Lang, MD, was born in London 29th March, 1619, and on the 1st May, 1647, was entered on the physic line at Leyden. He graduated doctor of medicine at Padua in October, 1649; was incorporated at Oxford 9th February, 1653-4; and was admitted a Candidate of the College of Physicians 26th June, 1654; and a Fellow 20th October, 1664. In 1690 he purchased the lordship of Baconsthorp, in the county of Norfolk, and dying there 8th June, 1692, æt 73, was buried in the parish church, where a monument commemorates him thus:-
Hic jacet mortale depositum ZURISHADDÆI LANG, MD
de parochiâ S Brigidæ, alias St Bride’s, Londini,
Socii Collegii Regalis Medicorum Londinensium,
et hujus ecclesiæ parochialis Patroni.
Natus in parochiâ Catherinæ Christi alias S Katherine’s Creed Church, Londini, 29 die Martii, AD 1619. Denatus in villâ Baconsthorpe in comitatu Norfolciæ 8 die Junii, AD 1692. Vixit annos 73, menses 2, dies 9. Johannes Lang, proles unica, mœroris ergo posuit Augusti 24, 1698.

His son, John Lang, of Baconsthorpe, esquire, died in September, 1754, and left great part of his estate to the Rev Mr Girdlestone, rector of the church.

William Munk

(Volume I, page 317)

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