Shadwell, Thomas, The Virtuoso, ed.
Marjorie Hope Nicholson and David Stuart Rodes (Lincoln and London:
University of Nebraska Press), 1966.
Aseventeenth-century play that discusses the Royal
Society and blood transfusion.
Pears, Iain, An Instance of the Fingerpost
(1997), (London: Vintage), 1998.
A novel involving blood transfusion and many of the
characters in this book.
Coward, Barry, The Stuart Age—England
1603–1714 (London: Longman Group UK Limited), 2nd edn,
An accessible introduction to this period of English
history, with comments on the rise of science and medicine within
Loux, François, Pierre-Martin de la Martinière, un
médecin au XVIIesiècle (Paris:
Abiography of one of Denis’ most vocal
detractors—chapter 5 looks specifically at his stance against