Two of his brothers died in childhood because they had contracted fatal illnesses from him Inthe seven-year-old Rawls contracted diphtheria.
His mother was Agnes Keene. Both parents were Puritans. Locke was born on 29 Augustin a small thatched cottage by John wayne essay church in WringtonSomerset, about 12 miles from Bristol. He was baptised the same day. Soon after Locke's birth, the family moved to the market town of Pensfordabout seven miles south of Bristol, where Locke grew up in a rural Tudor house in Belluton.
InLocke was sent to the prestigious Westminster School in London under the sponsorship of Alexander Pophama member of Parliament and his father's former commander.
After completing studies there, he was admitted to Christ ChurchOxfordin the autumn of at the age of twenty. The dean of the college at the time was John Owenvice-chancellor of the university.
Although a capable student, Locke was irritated by the undergraduate curriculum of the time. Through his friend Richard Lowerwhom he knew from the Westminster School, Locke was introduced to medicine and the experimental philosophy being pursued at other universities and in the Royal Societyof which he eventually became a member.
Locke was awarded a bachelor's degree in February and a master's degree in June Cooper was impressed with Locke and persuaded him to become part of his retinue.
Locke had been looking for a career and in moved into Shaftesbury's home at Exeter House in London, to serve as Lord Ashley's personal physician. In London, Locke resumed his medical studies under the tutelage of Thomas Sydenham.
Locke's medical knowledge was put to the test when Shaftesbury's liver infection became life-threatening. Locke coordinated the advice of several physicians and was probably instrumental in persuading Shaftesbury to undergo surgery then life-threatening itself to remove the cyst.
Shaftesbury survived and prospered, crediting Locke with saving his life.
During this time, Locke served as Secretary of the Board of Trade and Plantations and Secretary to the Lords Proprietor of Carolina, which helped to shape his ideas on international trade and economics.
Shaftesbury, as a founder of the Whig movement, exerted great influence on Locke's political ideas. Locke became involved in politics when Shaftesbury became Lord Chancellor in Following Shaftesbury's fall from favour inLocke spent some time travelling across France as tutor and medical attendant to Caleb Banks.
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