Theodorus Turquetus Mayernius, Eq. Aurat. Jacob.I.mi et Carol.I.mi. Magnae Britanniae Regum Archiater. Nat. A.D. 1572. Obiit A.D. 1654.
Mezzotint. 355 x 254mm. 14 x 10". Cut.
Sir Theodore Turquet de Mayerne (1572-1654) was a Swiss-born physician who treated kings of France and England and advanced theories of Paracelsus. Mayerne's estate included copious amount of medical manuscripts, including detailed notes about his patients, most of it in Latin and French. His patients ranged from John Donne to Oliver Cromwell. His influences included the first suggestion of socialized medicine in England and the standardisation of chemical cures.
CS: 102: state undescribed. Russell: 102: ii. Schneevoogt: 184.262.
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