Linacre, Thomas
Linacre, Thomas
English physician and clergyman, founder of the Royal College of Physicians, London, b. at Canterbury about 1460; d. in London, 20 October, 1524

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  • Linacre, Thomas — born с 1460, Canterbury, Kent, Eng. died Oct. 20, 1524, London English physician and classical scholar. Elected a fellow at Oxford in 1484, he became one of the first propagators of the humanist New Learning in England; his students included… …   Universalium

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  • Thomas Linacre —     Thomas Linacre     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Thomas Linacre     English physician and clergyman, founder of the Royal College of Physicians, London, b. at Canterbury about 1460; d. in London, 20 October, 1524. Nothing is known of his parents …   Catholic encyclopedia

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