Lives of the fellows

Francis Riollay

b.? d.c.1797
BA Dublin AM Oxon(1780) MB(1782) MD(1785) FRCP(1785)

Francis Riollay, M.D., was born in Brittany, and at a fitting age was entered at Trinity college, Dublin, where he took the degree of bachelor of arts; when, removing to Oxford, he was incorporated on that degree as a member of Hertford college; and proceeded A.M. 29th April, 1780; M.B. 23rd March, 1782; M.D. 13th July, 1785. He was admitted a Candidate of the College of Physicians, 9th August, 1784; and a Fellow, 15th August, 1785; was Gulstonian lecturer and Harveian orator in 1787; and Croonian lecturer in 1788, 1789, 1790. In 1791 he left London and settled at Margate. Dr. Riollay died, probably, in 1797. He was the author of—
A Letter to Dr. Hardy on the Hints he has given concerning the Origin of Gout in his late publication on the Devonshire Colic. 8vo. Lond. 1778.
The Doctrines and Practice of Hippocrates in Surgery and Physic. 8vo. Lond. 1783.
A Critical Introduction to the Study of Fevers. 8vo. Lond. 1788.

William Munk

(Volume II, page 357)

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