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December 2015

A Forgotten Hero - Now Remembered: Dr John Rae (LRCSEd): Arctic Explorer

Date(s): 14 December 2015

Time: 7.30pm-8.30pm

Cost: Free

Booking Link: https://rcsedlibrary2016.eventbrite.co.uk

PLEASE NOTE THIS TALK IS NOW SOLD OUTJohn Rae (1813 –1893) was born and raised in the Orkney Islands. Rae became a Licentiate of The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh in 1833 before joining the Hudson Bay Company as a ship’s surgeon. A talented botanist, geologist, anthropologist and cartographer, he was to become northern Canada's most distin…

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