Thomas Willis, F. R. S. (1621-1675)

  title={Thomas Willis, F. R. S. (1621-1675)},
  author={C. Symonds},
  journal={Notes and Records of the Royal Society of London},
  pages={91 - 97}
  • C. Symonds
  • Published 1960
  • Sociology
  • Notes and Records of the Royal Society of London
It is testimony to the character of Willis that he began life with few of the natural advantages enjoyed by those who became his associates. His father, Thomas Willis, was a farmer and became steward to Sir Walter Smith at Great Bedwyn in Wiltshire, later retiring to North Hinksey, near Oxford, where he died during the siege of Oxford in 1646. The future physician was born at Great Bedwyn on 27 January, 1621, and received his education at a day school in the parish of All Saints in Oxford and… Expand
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  • W. Feindel
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of the history of the neurosciences
  • 1996
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  • Medicine, Psychology
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  • 2010
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