Bonham, Thomas (DNB00)


BONHAM, THOMAS, M.D. (d. 1629?), physician, was educated at St. John's College, Cambridge, where he graduated M.D., in which degree he was incorporated at Oxford on 9 July 1611. He practised his profession in London, and was an assistant to the Society of Medicine-Chirurgians. His death occurred about 1629. He left sundry books and papers to his servant, Edward Poeton, by whom they were methodised and published under the title of ‘The Chyrurgians Closet, or Antidotarie Chyrurgicall’ Lond. 1630, 4to. The work was dedicated by Poeton, then residing at Petworth in Sussex, to Frances, countess of Exeter.

[Addit. MSS.-5816, f. 93, 5863, f. B6; Wood's Fasti Oxon. (Bliss), i. 346]

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