An Introduction to Thomas Browne (1605–1682) and His Connections with Winchester College

@article{White1988AnIT,
  title={An Introduction to Thomas Browne (1605–1682) and His Connections with Winchester College},
  author={Harvey White},
  journal={Journal of Medical Biography},
  year={1988},
  volume={6},
  pages={120 - 122}
}
  • H. White
  • Published 1988
  • History, Medicine
  • Journal of Medical Biography
Thomas Browne was the third child but first son of a silk mercer who was to die when Thomas was only eight years old. His mother married Sir Thomas Dutton a year later. Dutton was a soldier and adventurer who was constantly in debt. Thomas Browne's father had left an estate sufficient to educate his children and this was largely administered by Thomas's brother Edward. Thomas Browne entered Winchester College as a scholar in 1616 (Figure 1) and in 1623 at the age of 18 entered Broadgates Hall… Expand
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Sir Thomas Browne
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The word suicide, of which the earliest known instance is in the first "authorized" edition of Browne's 1 Religio Medici in 1643, is missed; interestingly, in the passage in question, he warns against the glorification of suicide. Expand