Lives of the fellows

Caleb Coatesworth

b.? d.2 May 1741
LRCP(1688) MD(1692) FRS(1718)

Caleb Coatesworth, MD, formerly a surgeon, but then disfranchised of his company, was, on the 1st October, 1688, admitted a Licentiate of the College of Physicians. He was created doctor of medicine by Tillotson, archbishop of Canterbury, 3rd March, 1692, and was admitted a fellow of the Royal Society in 1718. He was physician to St Thomas’s hospital, and died 2nd May, 1741, having amassed between one and two hundred thousand pounds, the greater part of which he left to his wife, who, surviving him only a few hours, died intestate.

William Munk

(Volume I, page 478)

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