Authorised form of nameStuart; Alexander (c 1673 - 1742)
Datesc 1673 - 1742
Place of birthAberdeen, Scotland
Date of birthc 1673
Place of deathLondon
Date of death15 September 1742
Research fieldPhysiology
Marischal College, Aberdeen; MA (1691); Leyden; MD (1711); Cambridge; MD (Com Reg 1728)
Physician to Westminster Hospital (1719-1733); Physician to St George's Hospital, London (1733-1736); Physician to the Queen; won prize given by the Academie Royale des Sciences for his work on muscular motion (1738?)
FRCP (1728); Academie Royale des Sciences
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election30/11/1714
ProposerSir Hans Sloane
Royal Society activityRoyal Society roles:
Council: 1726, 1730
Medals and prizes:
Copley Medal 1740
Croonian 1738, 1740
Bulloch's Roll; DSB; Innes Smith; Venn; Thomas; Munk's Roll
Gentleman's Magazine 1742, p499 (obituary)
London Magazine 1742, p463 (obituary)
Virtual International Authority File
Royal Society codeNA301
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
RBO/17/3'Some observations on a Case lately published in Philosophical Transactions by Dr Stewart communicated to Dr Mortimer'1731
MM/20/2Original diagrams by Alexander Stuart
EL/D2/2William Douglas, dated at Boston, New England, to Alexander Stuart25 September 1721
EL/S2/34Letter from Alexander Stuart, dated at Leyden30 June 1711
RBO/20/16'Account of Doctor Lobb's first Book on Fevers intitled: Rational Methods of curing Fevers etc' by Alexander Stuart1736
CLP/12ii/68Paper, 'Some observations on the case of Mr Le Grange' by Alex [Alexander] Stuart[1733]
RBO/17/35Experiments to show fluid in nerves by Alexander Stuart1732
CLP/12ii/73Paper, 'First three Croonian Lectures I, II, III on the motion of the heart' by Alexander Stuart1738
CLP/14ii/39Explanation of an essay on the use of bile in the animal oeconomy based on observations of a wound in the gall bladder by Alexander Stuartnd
RBO/18/51'Some Observations on the Case of Mr La Grange' by Alexander Stuart1733
CLP/14ii/38Experiment to show the existence of a fluid in the nerves by Alexander Stuart nd
CLP/14ii/45Observations of the white liquid resembling milk which appeared instead of serum separated from the blood after it had stood some time by Alexander Stuartnd
CLP/14ii/31Account of the use of bile in the animal oeconomy founded on an observation of a wound in the gall bladder by Alexander Stuartnd
RBO/17/36'Explanation of an Essay on the Use of the Bile in the Animal Oeconomy by Alexander Stuart1732
CLP/14ii/32Account of the use of bile in the animal oeconomy founded on an observation of a wound in the gall bladder by Alexander Stuartnd
RBO/21/68'Croonean Lectures on Muscular Motion for the year 1738' by Alexander Stuart1738
RBO/16/2Concerning a hazelstick swallowed by a horse which came out of his side after some time1731
DM/5/104Form of a demand for 'one human body legally condemned and put to death' for the use of the Royal Society November 1738
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