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Gale, Thomas (c. 1507–1567), surgeon

Max Satchell

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/10297

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Gale, Thomas (c. 1507–1567), surgeon, was born in London, one of at least three sons. In his youth he served a lengthy apprenticeship under Richard Ferris, an important London barber–surgeon, who later served as sergeant-surgeon to Elizabeth I. By the time he was twenty ...

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Subjects: Surgery

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