Guilielmus Butler Cantabrig Huius Aetatis Princeps Medicorum. Anno 1620. Dec. 1647. Aet. 89.When now the Fates gan wonder, that their thrids Were to oft tired againe, halfe cut i't'h' mids And Charon wanting his usd Naulu, sware He now a days did want of many a fare, They all conspire, and found at last, that it Was skillfull Butler, who mens lives could knit All most untied, they killd him, and yet feard That he from death, by death, would ghosts have reard.
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Engraving. 178 x 108mm. 8 x 4¼". Laid on album sheet. Damaged.
Dr. William Butler (1535-1618) was a writer and physician to James I.
Ex Norman Blackburn Collection. W: 500-1. NPG: D27932.
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