Lives of the fellows

Matthew Clarke

b.1701 d.November 1778
MD Cantab(1728) FRCP(1736)

Matthew Clarke, M.D., was born in London, and on the 5th September, 1721, being then twenty years of age, was entered on the physic line at Leyden. He was created doctor of medicine at Cambridge (comitiis Regiis) in 1728. He was admitted a Candidate of the College of Physicians 30th September, 1735; a Fellow 30th September, 1736, and was Censor in 1743. Dr. Clarke was elected physician to Guy’s hospital 31st March, 1732, and resigned that office 23rd January, 1754; soon after which he retired from practice, and removed to Tottenham, where he died in November, 1778.

William Munk

(Volume II, page 131)

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