Charleton, Walter, Md
Charleton, Walter, M.D., an English physician, was born Feb. 2, 1619, was educated at Magdalen Hall, Oxford, became an eminent practitioner in London, president of the College of Physicians in 1689, and died in 1707. He is mentioned here on account of his Darkness of Atheism dispelled by the Light of Nature (Lond. 1652, 4to); and Harmony of Natural and Positive Divine Laws (Lond. 1680, 8vo). — Darling, Cyclopedia Bibliographica, 1:637; Kippis, Biographia Britannica, 3:448 sq.