Authorised form of nameKing; Sir; Edmond (1629 - 1709); physician
Other forms of nameKing, Sir Edmund
Dates1629 - 1709
Dates and placesBirth:
Hatton Garden, London (30 May 1709)
Research Field:
Apprenticed to a surgeon; Trinity College, Cambridge (admitted 1663); MD (Lambeth); Incorporated at Cambridge (1671)
Practised as surgeon in London; Physician to Charles II
Hon FRCP (1687)
Royal Society activityMembership:
Election Date:
John Wilkins
1669, 1677, 1679, 1680, 1682, 1686, 1696
RelationshipsMarried Rebecca, daughter of Sir Nicholas Crisp and widow of John Polstead, of St Sepulchre, Holborn (1666)
Bulloch's Roll; DNB;Venn; Hunter; Le Neve
In index to BR and in DNB, date of knighthood is given as 1676. Hunter gives it as 1686.
Virtual International Authority File
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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