Sir Thomas Browne

PemBook: Religio Medici

Student, 1624

Sir Thomas Browne (1605-1682), was an English polymath and author of varied works which reveal his wide learning in diverse fields including science and medicine, religion and the esoteric. He delivered the oration on behalf of the undergraduates at the inauguration of Pembroke in 1624. His fame both as doctor and as writer gained him a knighthood when Charles II visited Norwich in 1671. He seldom left the city but corresponded with such men of learning as John Evelyn, Sir William Dugdale, and John Aubrey.  

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Other Works:

Sir Thomas Browne: a life by Reid Barbour (2013)

Religio medici; Hydriotaphia : and, The garden of Cyrus (1972)


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