This project will develop a groundbreaking database with biographies of all medical practitioners active in England, Wales and Ireland c.1500-1715, which will then be used to produce the first all-round study of the nature and impact of medical practice in early modern Britain, to be published as a major monograph by a leading university press.
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16 March 2023
Everything has been a bit quiet of late, but work has been continuing in the background to start bringing out some of the fantastic data that has accumulated across the life of the...
24 September 2019
Now added to the ‘Working Papers’ tag, a new essay and accompanying transcription, relating to the 1851 register of Staffordshire medical practitioners.
13 June 2017
We are pleased to confirm the programme for our project conference, Medical Practice in Early Modern Britain in Comparative Perspective, and are delighted to have attracted such a strong...
7 February 2017
Things are moving on apace with the project, and the database continues to grow. So far we have records of over 30,000 individual medical practitioners, ranging from the middle of the...