The Early Modern Commons

Early Modern Practitioners

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Latest Project News.

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...

Call for Papers: International Conference: Medical Practice in Early Modern Britain in Comparative Perspective

15 August 2016

Papers are invited for an international conference to be held at the University of Exeter (UK) on 4-6 September 2017, funded by the Wellcome Trust Senior Investigator Award for the...

Working Paper number 5 now available – by Dr Margaret Pelling

17 March 2016

We are pleased to announce the fifth in our series of Working Papers: `The Life and Times of Dr Richard Frewin (1681-1761): Medicine in Oxford in the Eighteenth Century’, by the...

New: Working Paper Number 4 – by Dr Peter Elmer

3 February 2016

We are pleased to announce the latest in our series of working papers. This new paper, ‘East Anglia and the Hopkins Trials, 1645-1647: a County Guide’, by Dr Peter Elmer,...