Sir Hans Sloane: collector, scientist, antiquary


Henry Cockburn who claimed in 1856 that in the 1790s the Whigs in Edinburgh were few and embattled, fighting for their views and careers against the dominant Tories who exploited the fears aroused in Britain by the execution of Louis XIV and the Terror. Cockburn identified John Allen and John Thomson, of the medical profession, as active and fearless in the… (More)


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@article{Arnold1996SirHS, title={Sir Hans Sloane: collector, scientist, antiquary}, author={Ken Arnold}, journal={Medical History}, year={1996}, volume={40}, pages={125 - 126} }