James Parsons

James Parsons

James Parsons, FRS (1705 - 4 April 1770) was an English physician, antiquary and author.

Born in Barnstaple, he was brought up in Ireland before going to Paris to study medicine. He received his degree from Rheims and in 1736 moved to London to study with the anatomist James Douglas.

In 1741 he was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society and was Assistant Foreign Corresponding Secretary of the Royal Society.

Bibliography

* "The Remains of Japhet", London (1767) ISBN 978-0854177325


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