Lives of the fellows

Peter Bowne

b.? d.?
MD Oxon(1614) FRCP(1620)

Peter Bowne, MD, was a native of Bedfordshire, and in April, 1590, was admitted a scholar of Corpus Christi college, Oxford, of which house he was afterwards elected a fellow. After taking the degrees in arts, he applied himself to the study of medicine, and, accumulating his degrees, proceeded MD 12th July, 1614. He was admitted a Candidate of the College of Physicians 24th January, 1616-7, and Fellow 21st April, 1620. Wood says “that he practised physick in the great city, and was much in esteem for it in the latter end of king James I and beginning of king Charles I.” Dr Bowne had quitted London on the 3rd March, 1623-4, when Dr Spicer was admitted a fellow in his place. He was the author of a small work entitled Pseudo-Medicorum Anatomia. Lond. 4to. 1624.

William Munk

(Volume I, page 177)

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