Roger Marbeck

Roger Marbeck (1536–1605), son of organist John Marbeck, was a noted classical scholar, was appointed public orator in the University of Oxford in 1564, and in 1565 became a canon of Christ Church and was elected Provost of Oriel College; he left Oxford on account of an unfortunate marriage, and took to medicine as a profession, becoming the first registrar of the College of Physicians in London, and chief physician to Elizabeth I of England.[citation needed]


  •  This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domainChisholm, Hugh, ed. (1911). "Merbeck, John". Encyclopædia Britannica. 18 (11th ed.). Cambridge University Press. p. 148.
Religious titles
Preceded by
Richard Bruerne
Canon of Christ Church, Oxford, First Prebend
Succeeded by
Arthur Wake

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