The Anglo-Danish Society

Tour of The Apothecaries' Hall - 31 October 2018

When: 31 October 2018 - times to follow in the next newsletter

Where: Black Friars Ln, London EC4V 6EJ

The origins of the Apothecaries can be traced back to the Guild of Pepperers, formed in 1180. The Apothecaries with their specialist skills petitioned for a separation from the Grocers’ Company, eventually succeeding under the leadership of Gideon de Laune. King James I granted the Apothecaries their Charter of Incorporation on 6th December, 1617. Drugs were made and sold at the Hall until 1922.
Today the Society has a thriving
membership and an active academic programme and prizes. This includes Faculties in the History and Philosophy of Medicine and Pharmacy, and in Conflict and Catastrophe Medicine. It runs seven postgraduate diplomas. The Society has a major charitable focus, particularly supporting impoverished medical students; this has been enhanced by its recent successful 400th Anniversary Appeal.

It also contributes to City functions and runs a varied social programme. As it marks its 400th Anniversary, the Society remains committed to its historic role in supporting the professions of Medicine and Pharmacy, and looks forward to meeting the needs of the next four hundred years.


Bette Petersen Broyd, Honorary Secretary, Mob: 07934 236686


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