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Alston, Sir Edward (1597–1669), physician

William Birken

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:

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Alston, Sir Edward (1597–1669), physician, the eldest son and quite possibly the eldest child of the eight children of Edward Alston (d. 1651), a substantial yeoman of Edwardstone, Suffolk, and Margaret Penning (d. in or before 1648), daughter of Arthur Penning...

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Subjects: Medicine and Health

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