Lexicon:Surgeon's Hall

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Term: Surgeon's Hall
References: Master and Commander, page 26
Desolation Island, page 153
Meaning: Surgeon's Hall was completed in 1752 for the Company of Surgeons and abandoned in 1796 in favour of a house in Lincoln's Inn Fields in London - a move that led to the dissolution of the Company and the foundation of the Royal College of Surgeons.

Additional information

Maturin's Medicine — This article is based on information from Maturin's Medicine, compiled and edited by Kerry Webb, with the help of a number of contributors.

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