The Chamberlens and the Midwifery Forceps, Memorials James Hobson Aveling

ISBN: 9781230372914

Published: September 12th 2013


78 pages


The Chamberlens and the Midwifery Forceps, Memorials  by  James Hobson Aveling

The Chamberlens and the Midwifery Forceps, Memorials by James Hobson Aveling
September 12th 2013 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, talking book, mp3, ZIP | 78 pages | ISBN: 9781230372914 | 7.22 Mb

This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1882 edition.

Excerpt: ... Dr. Peter Chamberlen, the son of Peter the younger and Sara de Laune, was born in the parish of St. Anne, Blackfriars, on the 8th May, 1601, and baptized four days afterwards at the French Church, Threadneedle Street, from the register of which Church the following record of the event is extracted: --Die Mardy 12 Mai 1601. Pierre fils de Pierre Chamberlan et de Sarra de Laune sa feme fut baptise et eut pour parins Pierre de Laune minister de Norwich et Jacob Garderet et por Maryne Magdelaine Chamberlan vefve.f This portrait is taken from a well-known engraving beneath which is Paul Chamberlin, M.D., 1658.

It is really the likeness of Dr. Peter Chamberlen, for at this date Paul was only 23 years old, while the former was 57, which age corresponds precisely with the features represented above. t Somerset House. Foreign churches. He was educated at Merchant Taylors School, and from thence, when only fourteen years old, he went to Cambridge, and was admitted to Emmanuel College on the 21st April, 1615. After this he went to Heidelberg and Padua, and at the latter university received the degree of Doctor of Medicine in 1619, he being then only eighteen years of age.

He was incorporated on that degree at Oxford in 1620, and at Cambridge in 1621. These facts will be found corroborated in the brief autobiographical sketch he gave in A Voice in Rhama, which will be found in full under the heading Incorporation of Midwives.

Peter the younger was evidently determined that his son should be well furnished with medical diplomas, the want of which had been to him a constant source of annoyance, and a serious hindrance in practice. From the Annals of the College of Physicians, the following facts relating to Dr.

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