GLISSON, Francis

Physicians and Irregular Medical Practitioners in London 1550-1640 Database. Originally published by Centre for Metropolitan History, London, 2004.

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Name Francis GLISSON
Gender Male
Primary occupation medical physician (MD) (Physician. F of Caius. Regius Professor of Physic Cantab 1636-77. Author)
Period of medical practice 1634-1677
Place of birth England (Rampisham, Dorset (2nd son of William Glisson, gentleman))
Date of birth 1597
Date of death 14 Oct 1677
Address Colchester 1648. St Bride's Fleet Street 1677 (bur).
Other notes Ca 1617 BA 1621 MA 1624 incorp Ox 1627 MD 1634. FRCP 1635. Birken thesis. Founder member Royal Society 1663. Brother Henry HFRCP 1664.

Known London address

St Bride's Fleet Street
Parish St Bride Fleet Street
Ward Faringdon Without
Date 1677

College membership

Date of BA 1621
Date of MA 1624
Medical education (university) Cambridge
Medical education (years) 10
Date of MD 1634
Degree incorporated into Oxford University Yes
Date became Candidate 15/09/1634
Date became Fellow 30/09/1635
Date of Candidacy 1634-1635
Date of Fellowship 1635-1677
Date elected censor 1656-1656
Date made Elect 1655
Date elected Consiliarius 1666-1677
Date elected President 1667-1669
Offices held Co 1666, 1670-77 (d.14/10/77). NB: 1676 slightly disputed
Other notes Ca 1617. MD Cantab 1634. Founder Member Royal Soc 1663
Date of birth 1597
Date of death 14 Oct 1677