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John Warner (?–1565) was a British academic, cleric, and physician. He was the first Regius Professor of Physic at the University of Oxford,[1], as well as the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Oxford and the dean of Winchester.[2]

John Warner was born in Great Stanmore, Middlesex and studied at the University of Oxford, receiving a Bachelor of Arts in 1520, an Master of Arts in 1525, a Bachelor of Medicine in 1529, and a Doctor of Medicine in 1535.[2] Following his BA, he was elected fellow of All Souls College, Oxford, and on 26 May 1536 was elected warden of All Souls College.[2] Henry VIII appointed him as the inaugural Regius Professor of Physic in 1540.[2] He retired in 1554 from this professorship, and became Vice-Chancellor of the university.[2] He became a fellow of the College of Physicians on 17 October 1561.[2]

John Warner was also ordained and served in various parishes as rector, prebend, archdeacon, canon, and royal chaplain, and was nominated as dean of Winchester on 15 October 1559.[2]



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