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Butts, Sir William (c. 1485-1545), physician

Charles Trice Martin and Rachel E. Davies

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/4241

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Butts, Sir William (c. 1485-1545), physician, was born in Norwich, the son of John Butts, auditor of crown revenues, and his wife, Elizabeth. He was educated at Gonville Hall, Cambridge, becoming BA in 1507, MA in 1509, and MD in 1518. In the following year he applied for incorporation into ...

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