Lives of the fellows

Timothy Clarke

b.? d.?
MD Oxon(1652) FRCP(1664) MD Cantab(1668) FRS

Timothy Clarke, MD – A doctor of medicine of Balliol college, Oxford, of 20th July, 1652, was admitted a Candidate of the College of Physicians 26th June, 1654, and a Fellow 20th October, 1664. On the death of Dr Quartermaine, in 1668, he was appointed one of the physicians in ordinary to king Charles II, and on the 12th November in that year his Majesty called on the College to grant Dr Clarke the usual privileges of his position. He was in consequence appointed an Elect on the first vacancy, namely 24th January, 1669-70, in place of Sir Edward Alston, deceased. He was incorporated at Cambridge on his doctor’s degree in 1668. Dr Clarke was one of the original fellows of the Royal Society, and in the charter constituting that body is named one of the council.

William Munk

(Volume I, page 315)

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