Lives of the fellows

Benjamin Bosanquet

b.1709 d.22 December 1755
AB Cantab(1730) AM(1734) LRCP(1742)

Benjamin Bosanquet, A.M., was descended from a family of Lunel in Languedoc, some members of which sought refuge in England on the revocation of the edict of Nantes. He was the fourth son of David Bosanquet, one of these refugees, by his wife Elizabeth, daughter of Claude Hayes, esq. He was educated at Trinity college, Cambridge, and became a fellow of that house. He proceeded A.B. 1730; A.M. 1734. On the 2nd October, 1737, being then twenty-eight years of age, he was entered on the physic line at Leyden. He was admitted a Licentiate of the College of Physicians 12th April, 1742; and died 22nd December, 1755.

William Munk

(Volume II, page 149)

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