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ADAMS, ?John

Physicians and Irregular Medical Practitioners in London 1550-1640 Database. Originally published by Centre for Metropolitan History, London, 2004.

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?John ADAMS

Biography

Name ?John ADAMS
Gender Male
Primary occupation medical surgeon (Surgeon 1616 & 1624)
Period of medical practice 1606-1634
Address ? near the Three Cranes 1616
Other notes Trouble 1616 1624. Intended to go to West Indies 1624.

Known London address

near the Three Cranes (?)
Parish St Martin Vintry
Ward Vintry
Date 1616

Censorial hearings

8 Nov 1616
Entry 'Mrs Withins complained of one Adams a chirurgian neer three Cranes. Adams sayd, ye doctors could not but he would helpe her: and his mayde magnifyed her Master. He gave her a potion at night: next day pills yt made her spitt exceedingly, thro one day, one ye next: her mouthe extremely sore. She was Scorbutica, and had swolne legs. He had 40s. of her, and should have 40s. more.'
Initiator of the complaint patient
Attitude of the accused absent
Action taken None
Verdict case not completed
Number of crimes 1