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ALCOCKE, James

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

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James ALCOCKE

Biography

Name James ALCOCKE
Gender Male
Period of medical practice 1560-1580
Address ? Barbican 1570
Other notes Trouble 1570. ?Reln of Thomas Alcocke (BS 14/5/1633) or Nicholas Allcock (BS 1557)?

Known London address

Barbican (?)
Parish St Giles without Cripplegate
Ward Cripplegate (Within & Without)
Date 1570

Censorial hearings

2 May 1570
Entry 'On 2 May the wife of William Maier a tinsmith living in the Barbican made a complaint about James Alcocke the surgeon saying that because of a potion he gave her she had felt far worse. The same James Alcocke was accused by Thomas Jones, a servant employed by Mr. Carpenter of St. Maryhill, of evil practices and that he received from him 30s. as a present.'
Initiator of the complaint patient
Second initiator of the complaint patient
Action taken ?
Verdict case not completed
Number of crimes 2