Lives of the fellows

John Radcliffe

b.? d.16 August 1729
AB Oxon(1711) AM(1714) MD(1721) FRCP(1724)

John Radcliffe, M.D., was born in Middlesex, and educated at St. John’s college, Oxford, as a member of which house he proceeded A.B. 2nd June, 1711; A.M. 23rd April, 1714; when, accumulating his degrees in physic, he proceeded M. D. 30th June, 1721. He was admitted a Candidate of the College of Physicians 25th June, 1723; and a Fellow 25th June, 1724. He died the 16th August, 1729. Dr. Radcliffe was one of the physicians to St. Bartholomew’s hospital, and in the records of that institution, on the occasion of his death, he is described as "a gentleman of excellent parts and sound learning, whose only crime was his singular modesty, which hindered him from being an ornament to his profession."(1)

William Munk

[(1) British Medical Journal, 23rd October, 1875, p. 527]

(Volume II, page 86)

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