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illustrated. 1873 edition. Excerpt: ...his Majesty. In 1699 the
Moderator of the University of Glasgow complained to the Royal
Commission of Visitation that the said John Edgar had disobeyed one
of their Acts. Tlu Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh.
Instituted in 1687 as the Incorporated Body of Edinburgh Surgeons.
Dr. Gairdner, in "A Sketch of the Early History of the Medical
Profession in Edinburgh," 1864, has published an interesting
account of the Incorporation of Surgeons of Edinburgh, subsequently
the Royal College of Surgeons, the original members of which were
for the most part (see Edgar of Auchingrammonf) men of superior
social status. An interesting gallery of portraits in the hall of
the College gives a favourable impression of these early members.
Two are Edgars. 1.--Thomas Edgar, who became one of the body on
21st March, 1677, and who was Vice-Chairman in 1685 and 1686, was
married to Margaret Pennecuik, daughter to Alexander Pennecuik, of
Newhall, of whose history Dr. Gairdner gave a short account
2.--Alexander Edgar is noted in the minutes as having been
apprentice to the deceased Samuel Cheislie. The minute is dated 1st
July, 1697, and proves that at that date Cheislie was dead. Samuel
Cheislie entered 14th October, 1659. Thomas Edgar, admitted
chirurgeon on 21st March, 1677, died between May and July, 1703.
Alexander Edgar, probably a son of Thomas (though in his Act of
Admission that is not stated), was admitted on 1st July, 1697, and
must have died between 4th Aug. and 17th Nov., 1714. John Edgar,
son of Alexander Edgar, was admitted on 11th April, 1712, and died
in 1722. University of Edinburgh. The following matriculations in
the University of Edinburgh, prior to the year 1800, give us some
dea of the attainments of members of the...
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