AB Oxon(1650/1) AM(1653) MD(1659) FRCP(1672)
John Smith, MD, was born in Buckinghamshire, and entered a commoner of Brasenose college, Oxford, 7th August, 1647. He took the degree of bachelor of arts 7th February, 1650-1; master of arts, 27th June, 1653; and then, entering on the study of medicine, proceeded MD 9th July, 1659. He was admitted a Candidate of the College of Physicians 22nd December, 1659; and a Fellow, 2nd April, 1672. Dr Smith died at his house in Great St Helen’s, Bishopsgate, in the winter of 1679, and was buried in the parish church. He was the author of
The Portrait of Old Age, wherein is contained a Sacred Anatomie both of Soul and Body, and a perfect account of the infirmities of age incident to them both; being a Paraphrase upon the six former verses of the 12th chapter of Ecclesiastes. Lond. 8vo. 1666 -
some account of which may be seen in the Philosophical Transactions, No. XIV, p.254.
(Volume I, page 366)
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