AB Oxon(1686) AM(1689) MB(1691) MD(1695) FRS(1698) FRCP(1716)
Edward Norris, M.D., was educated at Brazenose college, Oxford, as a member of which he proceeded A.B. 26th October, 1686; A.M. 1st June, 1689; M.B. 19th January, 1691; and M.D. 12th March, 1695. He was admitted a Candidate of the College of Physicians 30th September, 1698, and a Fellow 9th April, 1716. Dr. Norris was admitted a fellow of the Royal Society 9th November, 1698. He was brother to Sir William Norris, whom he accompanied on his embassy to the Great Mogul. Dying in 1726, our physician was buried in the chapel of Garston, in the parish of Chid wall, Lancashire, where he is thus commemorated:—
Under this tomb lies interred
Edward Norris, M.D., of Speck,
who departed this life 22 July, 1726,
in the year of his age.
Also Ann, his wife died ye 3 of January, 1729, aged 53.
(Volume II, page 39)
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