Caius, John

[John Caius] (Kay, John; Key, John) (1510-1573) Physician and scholar, born Norwich, England; died London. He lectured on anatomy, wrote medical treatises and translations and a history of Cambridge University, and was president of the College of Physicians. He refounded Gonville College, renamed Gonville and Caius College (1558). Under Edward VI he became royal physician, but was dismissed under Elizabeth because he was a Catholic.

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