See also:English physician and astrologer, was
See also:born in 1552 at Quidham, a small
See also:village near
See also:Wiltshire . At the age of fourteen he became apprentice to a druggist at
See also:Salisbury, but at the end of four years he exchanged this profession for that of a schoolmaster . Shortly afterwards he entered Magdalen
See also:Oxford, where he studied chiefly
See also:medicine and
See also:astrology . After continuing the same studies- in
See also:Holland he commenced practice as a physician in Philpot Lane,
See also:London, but as he possessed no diploma, he on this account underwent more than one
See also:term of imprisonment . Ultimately, however, he obtained a diploma from Cambridge university, and established himself as a physician and astrologer at
See also:Lambeth, where he was consulted, especially as a physician, by many persons of
See also:rank, among others by the notorious countess of
See also:Essex . He expired suddenly while
See also:crossing the
See also:Thames in a
See also:boat on the 12th of
See also:September 1611 . A
See also:list of Forman's
See also:works on astrology is given in
See also:Bliss's edition of the Athenae Oxonienses; many of his MS. works are contained in the Bodleian Library, the
See also:British Museum and the Plymouth Library . A Brief Description of the Forman
See also:MSS. in the Public Library, . Plymouth, was published in 1853 .
ANDREW FORMAN (c. 1465-1521)
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