Lives of the fellows

Humphrey Brooke

b.1617 d.9 December 1693
AB Oxon(1640) MB(1646) MD(1659) FRCP(1674) MD Cantab(1684)

Humphrey Brooke, MD, was born in London and educated at Merchant Taylors’ school, whence he was elected scholar of St John’s college, Oxford, of which society he subsequently became a fellow. He took the degree of AB 22nd April, 1640; MB 8th December, 1646; and MD 19th January, 1659. He was incorporated at Cambridge on the last-named degree in 1684. Dr Brooke was admitted a Candidate of the College of Physicians 24th December, 1660; and a Fellow 13th April, 1674. He was Censor in 1675, 1680, 1681, 1684, 1692; Elect, 16th June, 1687; Consiliarius, 1693; and dying the ix of the Calends of December, 1693, aged 76, was buried in the church of St Andrew Undershaft.

Dr Brooke was the author of A Conservatory of Health, comprised in a plain and practical Discourse upon the Six Particulars necessary for Man’s Life. 12 mo. Lond. 1650.

William Munk

(Volume I, page 368)

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