Lives of the fellows

Edward Lister

b.? d.27 March 1620
AB Cantab(1579) AM(1583) MD(1590) LRCP(1593) FRCP(1594)

Edward Lister, MD, was one of a family whence sprung four distinguished physicians, viz, the subject of our present notice, Sir Matthew Lister, to be hereafter mentioned, Martin Lister, MD, and Joseph Lister, MD. Dr Edward Lister was born at Wakefield, in Yorkshire, and educated at Eton, whence he was elected in 1574 to King’s College, Cambridge, and proceeded AB 1579, AM 1583, MD 1590. He was admitted a Licentiate of the College of Physicians 9th April, 1593, and a Fellow the 30th September, 1594. He was Censor in 1598, 1599, 1601, 1602, 1610, 1614; Elect 2nd April, 1610; Consiliarius, 1611; Treasurer from 1612 to 1618 inclusive. He was one of the physicians in ordinary to queen Elizabeth and James I. Dr Lister on the 27th February, 1592-3, married at St Mary, Aldermanbury, Ann, the relict of John Farmery, doctor of physick. Dr Lister died 27th March, 1620, and was buried at St. Mary’s, Aldermanbury, on the 31st of that month. His wife had been buried there 11th November, 1613.

William Munk

(Volume I, page 104)

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