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Authorised form of nameKing; Sir; Edmond (1629 - 1709); physician
Other forms of nameKing, Sir Edmund
SurnameKing
ForenamesEdmond
Dates1629 - 1709
NationalityBritish
Dates and placesBirth:
1629
Death:
Hatton Garden, London (30 May 1709)
ActivityProfession:
Physician
Surgeon
Research Field:
Anatomy
Education:
Apprenticed to a surgeon; Trinity College, Cambridge (admitted 1663); MD (Lambeth); Incorporated at Cambridge (1671)
Career:
Practised as surgeon in London; Physician to Charles II
Memberships:
Hon FRCP (1687)
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
18/07/1666
Proposers:
John Wilkins
Council:
1669, 1677, 1679, 1680, 1682, 1686, 1696
RelationshipsMarried Rebecca, daughter of Sir Nicholas Crisp and widow of John Polstead, of St Sepulchre, Holborn (1666)
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB;Venn; Hunter; Le Neve
Notes:
In index to BR and in DNB, date of knighthood is given as 1676. Hunter gives it as 1686.
Virtual International Authority Filehttp://viaf.org/viaf/17118124
Royal Society codeNA8134
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
CLP/12i/9Paper, 'Accounts of experiments of transfusion made by Dr King at his house' by Edmond King 29 March 1667
CLP/12i/19Paper, 'Account of two anatomical experiments made by himself and M Hook in privat [sic]' by Dr [Edmond] King[1668]
EL/P1/89Denis Papin, dated at Marburg, to Edmund King29 August 1688
EL/P1/88Paper on a machine to raise weights by gunpowder by Denis Papin 1688
RBO/3/85'Dr King's Account Of two Anatomical Experiments made by himself and Mr Hook in privated and brought in to the Society June 4 1668'1668
RBO/6/122'A Relation of a Petrified 'Glandula Pinealis' lately found in the Dissection of a Brain' by Edmond Kingnd
RBO/3/80'An Account of An Experiment of Tying up the Descending Artery of a Dog' brought in by Edmond King2 April 1668
RBO/3/58'A Further Account Of some Experiments of Transfusion made by Dr King at his house'1667
RBO/3/81'An Anatomical Experiment by Order of the Society made in private by Dr King and Mr Hook' brought in by Edmond King1668
CLP/12i/20Paper, 'Some experiments about the testicles' by Dr [Edmond] King[1668]
CLP/12i/29Paper, 'A relation of a petrified glandula pinealis lately found in the dissection of a brain' by Sir Edmond King6 November 1686
CLP/12i/18Paper, 'An account of the 2nd tryal of transfusion upon man' by Dr [Edmond] King[1667]
RBO/3/73'An Account Of the Second Experiment of Transfusion upon Man' brought in by Edmond King1668
CLP/12i/12Extract of a letter, 'A method of transfusing bloud into men' by Dr Edm [Edmond] King[1667]
RBO/3/62'A Method Of Transfusing Bloud [blood] into Man contrived by Dr King'1667
CLP/12i/10Paper, 'Experiment of transfusion made by Dr King at his house' by Edmond King14 April 1667
RBO/3/56Account of a blood transfusion experiment carried out by Edmond King at his house14 April 1667
RBO/3/45'An Account Of an Experiment of Transfusing of Bloud [blood] out of one Animal into another; First performed by Dr Lower at Oxford' brought to the Royal Society by Edmond King1666
RBO/4/31'Observations On Insects [lodging themselves] in old Willow' by Edmond King1670
RBO/4/11'Account of cutting the Kidney of a Dog' by Edmond King1669
MS/390/25Bond of Edmund King to the Treasurer of the Royal Society26 November 1674
CLP/22i/6Paper, Discussion of Jan Swammerdam's work by William Croone, Walter Needham and Edmund [Edmond] King17 August 1673
CLP/12i/6Paper, 'An account of the experiment of the transfusion of bloud out of one animal into another first performed by Dr Lower at Oxford' by [Edmond] King and Thomas Coxe[1666]
CLP/12i/16Paper, 'Account of the experiment of transfusion, made by Dr Lower and Dr King, upon Arthur Coga' by Dr [Edmond] King[1667]
RBO/4/10'Dr King's Account of the Testicles'17 December 1668
RBO/3/54'Some Experiments of Transfusion made by Dr King at his own House'1667
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