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Authorised form of nameDickenson; Edmund (1624 - 1707)
Other forms of nameDickinson, Edmund
SurnameDickenson
ForenamesEdmund
Dates1624 - 1707
NationalityBritish
Dates and placesBirth:
26 September 1624
Death:
03 April 1707
Burial:
St Martin's-in-the-Fields, Westminster
ActivityProfession:
Physician
Author
Research Field:
Chemistry; Alchemy
Education:
Eton College; Merton College, Oxford; BA (1647), MA (1649), BMed and DMed (1656)
Career:
Fellow of Merton (1648); practised in Oxford for twenty years and then in Westminster; Lynacre's Lecturer; Physician in ordinary to Charles II and James II; retired from practice and devoted himself to writing (1688)
Memberships:
FRCP (1677)
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
31/01/1678
Proposers:
Sir Edmond King
RelationshipsSon of William Dickinson, priest, of Appleton, Berkshire, and his wife, Mary, daughter of Edmund Colepepper
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB; Hunter; Foster
Royal Society codeNA5779
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
CLP/22i/57Paper, Account of Edmund Dickenson's 'Physica vetus & vera: siue Tractatus de naturali veritate hexaemeri Mosaici [Real old physics: or a treaty concerning natural truth of Moses...]' [1703]
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