A catalogue of notable Middle Templars, with brief biographical notices/Ball, Sir Peter

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BALL or BALLE, PETER.

Physician.

d. 1675.

Admitted 4 February, 1651-2.

Third son of Sir Peter Ball, one of the Masters of the Bench. His elder brother. Goring, was admitted on the same day. He was called to the Bar 8 May, 1657. He studied medicine at Leyden and Padua, and was admitted to the Royal College of Physicians in 1664 as Hon. Fellow. He was one of the original Fellows of the Royal Society. He died in 1675, and was buried in the Round of the Temple Church. His elder brother, William (q.v.), was also a member of the Inn.