The Medical Education of Sir Thomas Browne, a Seventeenth-Century Student at Montpellier, Padua, and Leiden

@article{Hughes2001TheME,
  title={The Medical Education of Sir Thomas Browne, a Seventeenth-Century Student at Montpellier, Padua, and Leiden},
  author={Jolyon Timothy Hughes},
  journal={Journal of Medical Biography},
  year={2001},
  volume={9},
  pages={70 - 76}
}
  • J. Hughes
  • Published 1 May 2001
  • History
  • Journal of Medical Biography
The studies abroad of Sir Thomas Browne (16051682), physician and author, reflect the choice of aspiring physicians in the first half of the seventeenth century, aware that tuition was inadequate in England (Figure 1). In London, there were some lectures at Gresham College, and infrequent Linacre and Lumleian lectures at the Royal College of Physicians. There was less modem teaching in Oxford and Cambridge, despite the Regius chairs founded by Henry VIII. The Tomlins lectureship in anatomy… 

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