Sir Thomas Browne: physician 1605−1682 and the Religio Medici

  title={Sir Thomas Browne: physician 1605−1682 and the Religio Medici},
  author={Sam A Mellick},
  journal={ANZ Journal of Surgery},
  • S. Mellick
  • Published 1 June 2003
  • Medicine
  • ANZ Journal of Surgery
Sir Thomas Browne, 1605−1682, a physician of great scholarship, published his Religio Medici in 1642 as an expression of his own religious and professional beliefs. He had studied in Oxford and then turned to medicine and he pursued these studies in the Universities of Montpellier, Padua and Leiden in Europe. Returning to Britain, he completed his medical degree and practised in Norwich for over three decades. He was considered one of the foremost physicians in England, although he did not… 
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