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Charles Scott Sherrington's Origins

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Charles Scott Sherrington's Origins

Chris Moss et al. J Med Biogr.

Abstract

James Norton Sherrington who is normally described as the father of Charles Scott Sherrington, winner of the 1932 Nobel Prize for Medicine, died at least eight years before Charles was born. The article discusses whether Charles was born in India of unknown parents or was the illegitimate child of Caleb Rose and Anne Sherrington.

Keywords: Charles; Sherrington; illegitimate; orphan; parents.

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