CHRISTOPHER MERRETT, the son of Christopher Merret, was born at Winchcomb, in Gloucestershire, on February 16th, 1614. In 1631 he became a member of Gloucester Hall, Oxford, and later removed to Oriel College. He took his B.A. degree in 1635, and then--devoting himself to the study of medicine--graduated M.B. in 1636, and M.D. in 1643. He afterwards settled in London, became a Fellow of the Royal ...

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