Newton and the apothecary

Roos, Anna Marie (2015) Newton and the apothecary. International Journal of Regional and Local History, 10 (1). pp. 18-31. ISSN 2051-4530

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The Grantham Corporation Minute Books and inventories from the apothecary shop of Ralph and William Clarke are analysed to illuminate neglected aspects of the life and letters of Sir Isaac Newton, particularly the influence of Lincolnshire social and intellectual networks. The article also examines the nature of rural health provision in early modern Grantham

Keywords:Sir Isaac Newton, Grantham, Henry Stokes, Pharmacy and materia medica, Ralph Clarke, apothecary, William Stukeley, bmjgoldcheck, NotOAChecked
Subjects:V Historical and Philosophical studies > V142 Modern History 1600-1699
V Historical and Philosophical studies > V380 History of Science
B Subjects allied to Medicine > B990 Subjects Allied to Medicine not elsewhere classified
V Historical and Philosophical studies > V382 History of Chemistry
V Historical and Philosophical studies > V210 British History
Divisions:College of Arts > School of History & Heritage > School of History & Heritage (History)
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ID Code:17496
Deposited On:19 May 2015 14:54

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