Laguna, Andrew

, a physician, born at Segovia in 1499, was high in the confidence of the emperor Charles V. at whose court he passed a considerable part of his life. He published “Annotations upon Dioscorides” and an “Epitome of the Works of Galen,” with a life of this author and “A Treatise of Weights and Measures.” He was a respectable critic, and died in 1560. 2