Lives of the fellows

George Lewis Tessier

b.? d.22 May 1742
MD Leyden(1710) FRCP(1720) FRS(1725)

George Lewis Tessier, M.D.—A foreigner, and a doctor of medicine of Leyden, of 3rd November, 1710 (D.M.I. de Substantia Corticosa ac Medullosa Cerebri, 4to.), who had obtained an act of naturalization; and on the 5th March, 1715-6, had been appointed physician to the household of king George I; was admitted a Fellow of the College 17th April, 1720. He was admitted a fellow of the Royal Society 10th November, 1725. He was subsequently appointed physician in ordinary to king George II, and died 22nd May, 1742. Dr. Tessier was chosen physician to the Westminster hospital in 1728, but withdrew from that institution in 1733; and was one of the six physicians appointed to St. George’s hospital at the first general board, held 19th October, 1733. He also held the appointment of physician to Chelsea hospital.

William Munk

(Volume II, page 69)

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