Adam Holland 1665-1716

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Adam HOLLAND 1665-1716

Biographical Note

Born in Lancashire, matriculated at Jesus College, Cambridge 1683, but did not graduate. He then studied medicine at Leiden University, where he graduated MD in 1686. He later became a nonconformist minister at Macclesfield, while also presumably practising medicine.


Holland's library was auctioned in London, beginning 18.3.1717. No catalogue survives, but the sale was advertised in the Daily Courant.


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  • Innes-Smith, R. W., English-speaking students of medicine at the University of Leyden, 1932, p.119.
  • Venn, J. and J. A., Alumni Cantabrigienses, Cambridge, 1922.