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BATHURST, Sir Thomas (1622-1688)

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0113 MS-BATHT
Held at: Royal College of Physicians
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Full title: BATHURST, Sir Thomas (1622-1688)
Date(s): [1640s]-[1680s]
Level of description: Collection (fonds)
Extent: 1 volume
Name of creator(s): Bathurst | Sir | Thomas | 1622-1688 | physician


Administrative/Biographical history:

Sir Thomas Bathurst was born in 1622. He qualified as a Doctor of Medicine (MD), from the University of Leyden (Leiden) 2 July 1659. He was incorporated at Oxford on 17 March 1661, and was admitted a candidate of the Royal College of Physicians on 25 June 1662.

He was later knighted, and it is thought made a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians, although evidence of his admission has not been found (Munk's Roll, vol. I, p.306). Bathurst died in 1688.


Scope and content/abstract:

Medical formulary, [1640s]-[1680s]. Includes collection of medical receipts in Bathurst's handwriting, and notes on Homer, Xenophon, and the Bible, mid-late C17th

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Conditions governing reproduction:

All requests should be referred to the Archivist

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Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Provenance of the collection is unknown

Allied Materials

Related material:

Notebook belonging to Bathurst, c.1660, held at the Wellcome Library for the History and Understanding of Medicine. See National Register of Archives for details.

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Publication note:

Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Source: The Roll of the Royal College of Physicians of London; Comprising Biographical Sketches, 1518-1700, William Munk (London, 1878) [Munk's Roll, vol. I, pp.305-6]; Historical Manuscripts Commission On-Line National Register of Archives.
Compiled by Katharine Williams

Rules or conventions:
Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives, Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997

Date(s) of descriptions:
Compiled March 2003; Modified September 2003

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