BOOK WOOLWICH HOTELS

Featured Destination

May 2018: The Somerset Levels

The Somerset Levels are one of Britainís less well-known jewels. Delineated by the Mendips to the north, Bridgwater Bay to the west, and the Quantocks ...More
More Uk destinations

Henry Maudsley
- Favourite Briton.

Born in Woolwich, London
Born on 22nd of August 1771
Died on 14th of February 1831

Maudsley was educated at Giggleswick School and UCL, where he was something of a star student in his medical studies. Instead of the career in surgery he had first considered Maudsley became a psychiatric specialist, serving in several asylums public and private. He later went into private practice, and was a well-regarded writer on mental health and related issues. An agnostic, he also wrote critically of religion and other supernatural beliefs.

More famous Britons here

Contributors: Do you have a site related to Henry Maudsley?
Supply some content for this page and we will gladly add a link to your site. Email here.

3096 views since 17th December 2007

Brit Quote:
Patriots always talk of dying for their country but never of killing for their country - Bertrand Russell
More Quotes

On this day:
Captain Kidd Hanged for Piracy - 1701, Whipsnade Zoo Opened - 1931
More dates from British history

click here to view all the British counties

County Pages