William Harvey

Standard Name: Harvey, William,, 1578 - 1657


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Theme or Topic Treated in Text Harriet Martineau
The letters describe altered mental states in which HM saw the world bathed in radiance that she says would have seemed like heavenly visions had she been a pious and very ignorant Catholic.
Martineau, Harriet. “Miss Martineau on Mesmerism”. Athenæum, No. 891-895, pp. 1070 - 1174 passim.


William Harvey published at FrankfurtExercitatis Anatomica de Motu Cordis et Sanguinis in Animalibus.
Physician William Harvey wrote in De Generatione Animalium (published in London) that the female egg contained the substance and means to develop into an animal.
2 October 1653
According to George Thomason , William Harvey published this day the first English version of his pioneering work on the circulation of the blood.