The Roll of the Royal College of Physicians of London: 1518 to 1700
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Publisher: Date:8/4/2009 - General Books LLC
By: Royal College of Physicians of London
Excerpt from book: from those of his name living at Frejus, or Cividad del Fruili, on the confines of Italy. He was a doctor of medicine of Padua, and settled in England in 1550, and was physician to the Queens Mary and Elizabeth. He was admitted a Fellow of the College of Physicians 27th April, 1554 : and was chosen Censor llth October, 1555, in place of Dr. Edward Wotton. On the 21st May, 1561, he purchased of the son of Balthasar Guersie, M.D., to be mentioned hereafter, an estate which had been granted to him by letters patent of the 21st April, 1539, therein described as "the neat house and gardens late part of the dissolved priory of St. Helens, and situated within the close of the said priory." There Dr. Csesar fixed his abode, and dying m 1569 was buried in the chancel of the church of St. Helen's, Bishopsgate. Among the Sloane MSS. in the British Museum is a volume of recipes inscribed "Ex Manuscriptis D. D Csesar excerpta," 1683, consisting of two hundred and forty pages, which Sir Hans Sloane had thought of sufficient interest and importance to be himself at the pains of transcribing. Dr. Csesar's son, Julius Csesar, doctor of canon law, was afterwards master of requests, judge of the admiralty in the reign of Elizabeth, chancellor and under-treasurer of the exchequer, master of the rolls, and privy councillor to James I and Charles I. Hector Nones, M.B., is described in the Annals as a Spaniard and a bachelor of medicine, but of what university is not recorded. He was admitted a Fellow of the College 5th July, 1554: and was Censor 1562 and 1563. On the last day of February, 1587-8, he was exempted from attendance at the comitia: and in the list of the College for 1589 has "peregrinus" against his name. In the Annals he is generally called Dr. Hector. John Symings, M.D., was educat...