Lives of the fellows

Edward Baynard

b.? d.?
MD Hon FRCP(1684)

Edward Baynard, MD, was a doctor of medicine, of what university is not stated, but probably of Leyden, as we know he was entered on the physic line there 25th May, 1671, being then thirty years of age. He commenced the practice of his profession at Preston, in Lancashire, but ultimately removed to London. He was admitted an Honorary Fellow of the College of Physicians the day after Palm Sunday, 1684. Created a Fellow by the charter of king James II, he was admitted as such 12th April, 1687. Dr Baynard was the Horoscope of Garth’s “Dispensary.” He was the author of-
Health: a Poem, shewing how to procure, preserve, and restore Health. To which is annexed the Doctor’s Decade. 12mo. Lond. 1719.
The History of Cold Bathing, both ancient and modern. 8vo. Lond. 1706. 6th edition, edited by Sir John Floyer, MD 1725.

William Munk

(Volume I, page 450)

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