Lives of the fellows

Thomas Palmer

b.? d.?
AB Cantab(1666) AM(1669) MD Padua MD Cantab(1683) FRCP(1687)

Thomas Palmer, MD, was the son of Sir William Palmer, of Hill, co Bedford, by his wife, Dorothy Bramston. He was educated at Eton; proceeded thence to King’s college, Cambridge, of which he became a fellow; took his degree of bachelor of arts in 1666, and was created master of arts in 1669, per Literas Regias, upon the visit of the prince of Tuscany to Cambridge. He then applied himself to physic, travelled for some years upon the continent; visited Leyden, and entered himself on the physic line there 16th April, 1676, but took the degree of doctor of medicine at Padua, and, returning to this country, proceeded MD at Cambridge 2nd February, 1683. He was admitted a Candidate of the College of Physicians 22nd December, 1683; and, having been created a Fellow by the charter of king James II was admitted as such at the Comitia Extraordinaria of 12th April, 1687.

William Munk

(Volume I, page 473)

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