in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Pharmacology; Complementary and Alternative Medicine. 650 words.
Parkinson, John (1566/7–1650), apothecary and herbalist, was apprenticed from Christmas 1585 for eight years to a London apothecary, Francis Slater, a member of the Grocers' Company; he...