The Nuttall Encyclopedia
Physician, born at Wakefield, studied at Oxford; commenced practice in London; by his art and professional skill rose to eminence; attended King William and Queen Mary; summoned to attend Queen Anne but did not, pleading illness, and on the queen's death was obliged to disappear from London; left £40,000 to found a public library in the University of Oxford (1650-1714).
Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Radcliffe, John'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/nut/r/radcliffe-john.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.