Lives of the fellows

William Clark

b.1698 d.c.1780
MD Leyden(1727) LRCP(1736)

William Clark, M.D., a native of Wiltshire, was educated at Leyden. He was entered on the physic line there 19th November, 1726, being then twenty-eight years of age, and he graduated doctor of medicine in that university on the 31st July, 1727 (D.M.I. de Viribus Animi pathematum in Corpus Humanum, 4to.). He was admitted a Licentiate of the College of Physicians 30th September, 1736. He practised in London for some years; but a favourable opening for a physician having presented itself at Bradford, co. Wilts, he removed thither in 1747. Dr. Clark retired from practice in 1772, when he withdrew to Colchester, and died there in or about the year 1780. He was the author of—

A Medical Dissertation concerning the Effects of the Passions on Human Bodies. 8vo. Lond. 1753.
The Province of Midwives in the Practice of their Art, instructing them in the timely knowledge of such difficulties as require the timely assistance of Men for the Preservation of Mother and Child. 8vo. Lond. 1751.

William Munk

(Volume II, page 132)

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