Edward Baynard ca.1641-1717

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Edward BAYNARD ca.1641-1717

Biographical Note

Born in Preston, Lancashire. MA King's College, Aberdeen 1670, matriculated the medical school at the University of Leiden in 1671, and MD Aberdeen by 1672. After starting a family in Preston, Baynard moved to London where he became an honorary fellow of the Royal College of Physicians in 1684, and a full fellow in 1687. As well as being a physician he was also a poet.


Baynard's will did not mention books, and he left all of his possessions to his nephew, Thomas Lloyd. His libraries were sold by retail sale in London beginning 27 June 1721.


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