Lives of the fellows

Luke Rugeley

b.1616 d.September 1697
AB Cantab(1634/5) AM(1638) MD(1646) FRCP(1653)

Luke Rugeley, MD, of Christ’s college, Cambridge, AB 1634-5, AM 1638, MD 1646. He was admitted a Candidate of the College of Physicians 2nd November, 1649, and a Fellow 24th September, 1653. His death is thus recorded in the “Flying Post” of September 5th, 1697: “Dr Luke Rugeley, a very eminent and famous physician, died at his house, in Bloomsbury-square, the beginning of this week, in the 81st year of his age, and has committed his choice secret of curing sore eyes to a surgeon of this city, for whom he had an entire affection.”

William Munk

(Volume I, page 267)

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