Person    | Male  Born 1460  Died 1524

Thomas Linacre

Categories: Medicine

Born Canterbury. Studied at Oxford, Rome and Vicenza. Physician to Henry VIII. After 11 years as a doctor he became a priest, giving away his wealth to promote the study of medicine and establishing the Royal College of Physicians, of which he was the First President 1518 - 24.

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Thomas Linacre

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Linacre bust

This bust is fixed to the wall of the building in the garden seen in the pict...

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Thomas Linacre

In a house on this site lived Thomas Linacre, physician 1460 - 1524. Corpora...

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1 memorial
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