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Browne, Sir Thomas, 1605-1682 (physician and author)



  • Existence: 1605 - 1682


Sir Thomas Browne (1605-1682), physician and author, was born in London on 19 October 1605, and attended Winchester College and Broadgates Hall, Oxford (B.A., 1626; M.A., 1629). He practised medicine in Oxfordshire before studying at Montpellier and Padua. He graduated M.D. at Leyden in 1633, and practised thereafter in Norwich. He was knighted in 1671. Browne's treatise, Religio medici, was published in 1642, and translated subsequently on the continent. Browne died at his home in Norwich on 19 October 1682.

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Sir Thomas Browne: Religio Medici

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8459
Scope and Contents

A contemporary manuscript translation into Latin of Thomas Browne's Religio medici, written in France.

Dates: 1644 (Circa)
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