John Radcliffe blue plaque in Wakefield

Dr John Radcliffe 1650-1715 Royal Physician to William and Mary and founder of Oxford's Radcliffe Library, is reputed to have lived near here as a boy.

Dr John Radcliffe (c. 1652 – 1 November 1714) BA MA(Oxf) MP was an English physician, academic and politician. A number of landmark buildings in Oxford, including the Radcliffe Camera (in Radcliffe Square), the Radcliffe Infirmary, and the Radcliffe Observatory were named after him. The John Radcliffe Hospital, a large tertiary hospital in Headington was also named after him.

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