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Michael James Vendy Bull

BMJ 2013; 347 doi: (Published 09 December 2013) Cite this as: BMJ 2013;347:f7265
  1. Charles Bull

Michael James Vendy Bull was born at Waterstock in Oxfordshire. The elder son of a yeoman farmer, he was educated at Lord Williams’ Grammar School, Thame, then at St Edward’s School, Oxford. In his teens, he was interested in the mechanisation of farm machinery, then mostly horse drawn. He designed and built a hydraulically operated front loader for the farm tractor which was used for many years. On leaving school, he read natural sciences (Hons) at University College, Oxford, and completed his clinical training at the Radcliffe Infirmary, qualifying in December 1950. After …

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