Lives of the fellows

Edward Milward

b.1712 d.20 August 1757
MD Cantab(1741) FRS(1741/2) FRCP(1748)

Edward Milward, M.D., was educated at Leyden, where he graduated doctor of medicine. On the 7th July, 1741, as a member of Trinity college, he was created M.D. at Cambridge by royal mandate, and on the 21st January, 1741-2, was admitted a fellow of the Royal Society. He was admitted a Candidate of the College of Physicians 30th September,1747; and a Fellow 30th September,1748. He was Censor in 1752, 1758; and delivered the Harveian oration in 1752. He died 20th August, 1757, and was buried in the Knighton chapel, Lindridge, co. Worcester, where he is thus commemorated:
Here lieth interred the body of
Edward Milward, M.D.,
who departed this life
the 20th day of August Anno Domini 1757
ætatis suæ 45.(1)

Dr. Milward was the author of—
Trallianus Reviviscens; or, an Account of Alexander Trallian, &c., in a Letter to Sir Hans Sloane, Bart. 8vo. Lond. 1734.
Letter to all Orders of Learned Men concerning a History of the Lives of British Physical and Chirurgical Authors. 8vo. Lond. 1740.

William Munk

[(1) Nash’s Worcestershire, vol. ii, p. 98]

(Volume II, page 166)

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