Lower, Richard (d. 1691)

LOWER, Richard, son to William Lower (d. 1662), was a physician, educated at Westminster school, and Christ church, and instructed in medical and anatomical knowledge, by Dr. Willis. He settled in London, and practised with great reputation. His books, " De Corde," " Et de Motu & Colore Sanguinis, & Chyli in Eura Transitu" are much admired. He practised the transfusion of blood from one animal to another. He died 1691. Some of his papers appear in the philosophical transactions.
1. A General Biographical Dictionary, Comprising a Summary Account of the Most Distinguished Persons of All Ages, Nations and Professions, 1843, page 581.

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