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Stephen Hales, D.D., F.R.S.

A. E. Clark-Kennedy

Stephen Hales, D.D., F.R.S.

an eighteenth century biography

by A. E. Clark-Kennedy

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Published by Gregg .
Written in English


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Statementby A.E. Clark-Kennedy.
ContributionsHales, S.
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Open LibraryOL21871542M

  Boss JMN () A collection of some observations on bills of mortality and parish registers: an unpublished manuscript by Stephen Hales, F.R.S. (–). Notes Roy Soc Lond 32(2)– Google ScholarAuthor: Roy J. Shephard. A century after Harvey’s publication, the scientists of The Royal Society (the ThinkTank founded by Charles 1) were interested in obtaining quantitative data in all fields of science. They turned their attention to measurement of cardiac output. London Clergyman (and scientist) Stephen Hales () calculated the cardiac output of several species by using the mass of infused wax which.

Blood pressure was discovered in , when Reverend Stephen Hales placed a brass pipe joined to a tall glass tube in an artery of a horse. With the brass pipe in the left carotid artery, the blood rose 9 ft. 6 in. in the tube (which was 12 ft. 9 in. tall and 1/6 of an inch in diameter).Author: Frank S. Ong, Kenneth E. Bernstein, Jerome I. Rotter.   Discovery of the general outlines of plant and bacterial photosyntheses required the efforts of a large number of gifted scientists over the course of two centuries. The first to suggest that sunlight might affect plants in some way other than through conversion of light to heat was Stephen Hales, in , and this notion was promptly satirized by Jonathan Swift in his description of the Cited by:

Stephen Hales (–) is generally considered the founder of plant physiology (Clark‐Kennedy , Nash –, Guerlac , Alan and Schofield , Morton –, Harré –58, Allan ), which relegates his predecessors to the status of precursors. He went to Cambridge University in and studied to Cited by: 3. English: Fleuron from book: An account of some experiments and observations on Mrs. Stephens's medicines for dissolving the stone: wherein Their Dissolving Power is inquir'd into, and shown. By Stephen Hales, D.D. F.R.S. Rector of Faringdon, Hampshire; and Minister of Teddington, Middlesex.


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Stephen Hales (17 September – 4 January ) was an English clergyman who made major contributions to a range of scientific fields including botany, pneumatic chemistry and was the first person to measure blood also invented several devices, including a ventilator, a pneumatic trough and a surgical forceps for the removal of bladder : Copley Medal ().

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Get this from a library. Stephen Hales, D.D., F.R.S., an eighteenth century biography. [A E Clark-Kennedy]. Stephen Hales ( - ) The Reverend Stephan Hales (–) was from a distinguished Kentish family.

He entered Bene't College (which later became Corpus Christi College) in As an ordinand he studied F.R.S. book primarily but was also tutored in. Hales, Stephen (ourne, Kent, England, 17 September ; gton, Middlesex, England, 4 January ) physiology, public health.

Stephen Hales, a clergyman without formal medical training, published his first discoveries in his fiftieth year, yet was soon recognized as the leading English scientist during the second third of the eighteenth century. STEPHEN HALES, D.D., F.R.S. II76I T HE middle of the seventeenth century saw an advancement in scientific method which may be said to have started that train of reasoning, based on deduction derived from experiment, which has continued with ever increasing force until the present day and has given us all the great discoveries of this.

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book of animal : Jaime Wisniak. A Letter from the Rev. Stephen Hales D. & F. to the President, Serving to Inclose a Letter to Him from Walter Bowman Esq; Concerning an Earthquake Felt at East Molesey in Surry, on March Hales, S.; Bowman, W Philosophical Transactions ().

– A Dissertation delivered at Corpus Christi College, Cambridge, on June 16th,A.E. Clark-Kennedy M.D., M.R.C.P. FELLOW OF THE COLLEGE; ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF THE MEDICAL UNIT, THE LONDON HOSPITAL. Stephen Hales, a grandson of Sir Hobert Hales, was born at Bekesbourne in Kent on Sept.

17th.* 1HAuthor: A.E. Clark-Kennedy. Stephen Hales was a Natural sciences good articles nominee, but did not meet the good article criteria at the time.

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A Description Of Ventilators: Whereby Great Quantities Of Fresh Air May With Ease Be Conveyed Into Mines, Goals, Hospitals, Work Houses And Ships, In Exchange For Their Noxious Air. By Stephen Hales D. London: Printed For W. Innys, At The West End Of St.

Paul's. Manby, Over Against The Old Bailey On Ludgate Hill. And T. Woodward. Resources about Stephen Hales (8) Science, philanthropy and religion in 18th century Teddington: Stephen Hales DD, FRS / by David G.C.

Allan Allan, David G. By Stephen Hales, D. and Member of the Royal Academy of Sciences at Paris. () () This book was reviewed by Samuel Johnson in Literary Magazine. Stephen Hales, DD. FRS. (–) (Fig 1) was an eighteenth-century experimental physiologist.

Like Fr. Thomas Linacre (c. –), Fr. Gabriele Falloppio (–62), Reverend Gilbert White FRS (), and many other priests, he was a well-educated amateur, probably of independent means, who although he devoted much of his life to religion and public service, pioneered experiments.

Stephen Hales, D.D., F.R.S.; An Eighteenth Century Biography. The Author, Physician to the London Hospital, became in-terested in his subject on the occasion of the recent cele-bration by Corpus Christi College, Cambridge, of the two-hun-dred-fiftieth anniversary of the birth of Hales.

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Stephen Hales - the man. A clergyman by profession Hales was very much a scientific minded man of his times (Figure 2). His studies in the physiology of the circulation and the vascular system have been considered to be secondary in importance only to those made by William Harvey ().It has been said that Harvey demonstrated the logical necessity of the circulation, but it was Hales.

Stephen Hales () was an English clergyman who made major contributions to a wide range of scientific topics such as botany, chemistry, pneumatics, and physiology.

An Account of Some Trials to Keep Water and Fish Sweet, with Lime-Water. By Stephen Hales, D. D. F. R. S Hales, S Philosophical Transactions (). By Stephen Hales, D. D. F. R.

S. and Member of the Royal Academy of Sciences at Paris. () () This book was reviewed by Samuel Johnson in Literary Magazine.Book review in this article Botanical Latin.

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