Lives of the fellows

David Beton

b.? d.1639
MD Padua FRCP(1629)

David Beton, MD, a Scotchman, a doctor of medicine of Padua, and physician in ordinary to king Charles I was on the 3rd June elected, and on the 25th June, 1629, actually admitted, a Fellow of the College of Physicians. In 1630 his name is among the Socii absentes; but he was again in London in 1637. He was in attendance on the court at Berwick, where he died after a week’s illness, and was buried in the church there 10th July, 1639.(1)

William Munk

[(1) Memorials of Harvey, by J H Aveling, M.D. 8vo. Lond. 1875, p.9]

(Volume I, page 197)

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