ENT, Sir George


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'ENT, Sir George', Physicians and Irregular Medical Practitioners in London 1550-1640: Database (2004). URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=17403 Date accessed: 29 November 2014.


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Sir George ENT


NameSir George ENT (ENTH)
Primary occupationmedical physician (MD) (Author. Scholar. Anatomist. Pres RCP. FRS 1663)
Period of medical practice1631-1689
Place of birthEngland (Sandwich, Kent (of Belgian extraction: son of John Ent))
Date of birth6 Nov 1604
Date of death13 Oct 1689
AddressSt Giles in the Fields 1689
Other notesCa 1624 BA 1627 MA 1631 MD Padua 1636 incorp Ox 1638. Summoned 1638. CRCP 1639 FRCP 1639. Kn 1665. Bloom & James. Birken. [Son in Innes-Smith.]

Known London address

St Giles in the Fields

College membership

Date of BA1627
Date of MA1631
Medical education (university)Italy (Padua, Bologna, Ferrara, Venice)
Medical education (years)5
Date of MD1636
Degree incorporated into Oxford UniversityYes
Date became Candidate08/04/1639
Date became Fellow25/06/1639
Date of Candidacy1639-1639
Date of Fellowship1639-1689
Date elected censor1645-1669
Date made Elect1657
Date elected Registrar1655-1670
Date elected Consiliarius1667-1686
Date elected President1670-1684
LectureshipAnatomy Lecturer 1664
Offices heldCo 1667-9,76-86 (NB: 1676 disp. 1677 ?disp). P 1670-5,1682,1684
In trouble before membershipYes
Other notesCa 1624.MD Padua. Birken & B&J
Date of birth6 Nov 1604
Date of death13 Oct 1689

Censorial hearings

22 Dec 1638
EntryE appeared and was admonished to conform to the College (as was FRAZIER 292 on the same day).
Action takenAdmonished to conform (i.e. join).
SentenceAdmonished to conform, i.e. become a College member
1 March 1639
EntryE was examined for the first time.
Action taken?Presumably passed.
5 April 1639
EntryE showed his MD certificate from Padua (dated April 28, 1636).
Action takenSee next.
8 April 1639
EntryE was examined a third time and approved by the Censors. Then he appeared again and was examined by the President, Prujean, Hamey & Goddard. Then he was unanimously elected Candidate, and after taking the oath he was admitted CRCP.
Action takenCRCP.
25 June 1639
EntryDr E, of Kent, was nominated by the President for a Fellow: it went to the vote and he was unanimously elected. He took the oath and was admitted. He took his place and paid the College and the officers the fees due according to custom.
Action takenFRCP.

ESTON, Michael