Lives of the fellows

William Conyers

b.8 March 1622 d.?
MD Oxon

William Conyers, MD, was born 8th March, 1622, and received his preliminary education at Merchant Taylors’ school, which he left in 1639, when he was elected a probationer fellow of St John’s college, Oxford. He proceeded doctor of medicine at Oxford, as a member of St John’s, 6th July, 1653, and was admitted a Candidate of the College of Physicians 11th September, 1656. Dr Conyers was one of the few physicians who remained in London during the great plague, devoted himself to the duties of his position and the succor of the sufferers from that disease, to which he himself fell a sacrifice.(1)

William Munk

[(1) Hodge’s Loimologia.]

(Volume I, page 274)

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