Lives of the fellows

John Collins

b.? d.December 1634
AB Cantab(1595-6) AM(1599) MD(1608) FRCP(1613)

John Collins, MD, was a native of Surrey, educated at St John’s college, Cambridge, as a member of which he graduated AB 1595-6. He was elected a fellow of his college on lady Margaret’s foundation, 7th April, 1598, and proceeded AM 1599, MD 1608. He was admitted a Candidate of the College of Physicians the day after Palm Sunday, 1611, and a Fellow 7th May, 1613. He was Censor in 1615, and Anatomy Lecturer in 1624. His name is amongst the socii absentes in the list of 1630. At that time he was probably at Cambridge, in which university he was regius professor of physic. Dr Collins died in December, 1634. To St John’s college he bequeathed all his books, and one hundred pounds for the purchase of more.

William Munk

(Volume I, page 158)

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