Lives of the fellows

Nicholas Stanley

b.1629 d.1687
MD Leyden MD Oxon(1660) Hon FRCP(1664)

Nicholas Stanley, MD was the son of the Rev Edward Stanley, DD, head master of Wykeham’s school, Winchester. Dr Nicholas Stanley was a fellow of New college, Oxford. He was entered on the physic line at Leyden 10th August, 1654, being then twenty-five years of age, and graduated doctor of medicine in that university. He was incorporated on that degree at Oxford 4th August, 1660. He was admitted an Honorary Fellow of the College of Physicians in December, 1664. He practised with distinguished success at Winchester, and, dying there 1687, was buried in the cathedral.

His son, of both his names, was also a physician, and practised at Winchester. His monument in the cathedral there bears the following inscription:-
NICHOLAUS STANLEY, MD
obiit 5to Septembris, AD 1710,
et suæ ætatis 52.
Abi Lector.
Hoc breve mihi sufficit epitaphium et placet si legas,
nec tui jam sis immemor sepulchri.

William Munk

(Volume I, page 338)

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