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Jones Thomas Rymer

Jones, Thomas Rymer, F.R.S., was born in 1810," and having been educated as a surgeon in London and Paris, abandoned practice for the study of comparative anatomy, to the chair of which science in King's College he was elected very early. In 1838 he published his General Outline of the Animal Kingdom, and two years later was appointed Fullerian professor in the Royal Institution. He got the Fellowship of the Royal Society in 1844, and as a lecturer and a writer was before the public until his death in 1880.