Lives of the fellows

Robert Darling Willis

b.? d.23 May 1821
MB Cantab(1783) MD(1789) FRCP(1798)

Robert Darling Willis, M.D., was born in Lincolnshire, and was the son of the Rev. Dr. Willis, the clerical physician to George the Third in his first illness, to whom the king took so great a dislike that he could never afterwards hear his name mentioned without a shudder. Dr. Robert Willis was educated at Caius college, Cambridge, of which house he was a fellow. He proceeded M.B. 1783; M.D. 7th July, 1789; was admitted a Candidate of the College of Physicians 30th September, 1797; and a Fellow, 1st October, 1798. He was Censor in 1800 and 1820; and died at his house in Tenterden-street 23rd May,1821.

William Munk

(Volume II, page 464)

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