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ANTHONY, 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 ANTHONY

Biography

Name John ANTHONY
Gender Male
Primary occupation medical physician (MD) (Physician. Author (relig & med) , e.g. of LUCAS REDIVIVUS 1654.)
Period of medical practice 1613-1655
Place of birth London (Son of Francis ANTHONY, 19)
Date of birth 1585
Date of death 28 Apr 1655
Address Barts Close 1625-55. Bur St Barts the Great 1655
Other notes Ca 1608 MA 1612 MB 1613 MD 1619. Trouble 1623. Connived at 1626 (NOT LRCP). Duke of Richmond (Lennox) his patron. ?Abbot's Register c.1632. NOT apoth freed 1646.

Known London address

Cursitors Alley, St Andrews Holborn (?)
Parish St Andrew Holborn
Ward Faringdon Without
Date 1655
Barts Close
Parish St Bartholomew the Great (by the Priory)
Ward Faringdon Without
Date 1625-55
St Barts the Great, Smithfield
Parish St Bartholomew the Great (by the Priory)
Ward Faringdon Without
Date 1655

Censorial hearings

22 Dec 1623
Entry [Collbiz.]
22 Dec 1634
Entry 'Dr Winston ... desyreth to have [various people] cited to the Colledge, as also Dr Anthonye.'
Attitude of the accused absent
Action taken To be summoned.
Verdict case not completed
23 Jan 1624
Entry [Collbiz.]
4 March 1625
Entry It was decided that Mr. Kellaway, Dr. Bartlett and Dr. Antony should be summoned.
Attitude of the accused absent
Action taken To be summoned.
3 Feb 1626
Entry Confessed to practice for 2 years, but said that Moundeford 'bad him goe on in practise'. Examined for the first time & not approved. Asked about an unspecified fine. Declined further examinations because he knew his imperfections.
Attitude of the accused confessed
Pressure applied by College yes
Action taken Not approved. ?Fined.
Verdict guilty
Sentence
3 March 1626
Entry Appeared and paid £8 with the request that he might be allowed to practise, & connived at.
Attitude of the accused submitted to the College
Action taken Connived at on payment of £8.
7 Jan 1631
Entry Discussed.
Attitude of the accused absent
Action taken To be summoned.
Verdict case not completed
13 April 1632
Entry Appeared about Lady Walsingham, who had smallpox. A gave her laudanum pills with the approval of Dr Moore. Dr DESPOTINE 223, an unlicensed foreign practitioner, was said to be involved, as was the apothecary Yardley. A had given almond milk and julep, and castor, saffron & oil of amber for 'fitt of the mother'. Accused Despotine of having caused Lady W's death (?).
Action taken Forbidden to practise.
Number of crimes 1
8 June 1632
Entry Dr DESPOTINE appeared and was told that A had referred the death of Lady Walsingham to an emulsion of almonds prescribed by D. D admitted that he had been called [to the patient] after Dr MOORE and A, but denied that he had prescribed em. of alm. - he said it was castor.
Action taken ?None to A. D was warned to be careful.
7 Dec 1632
Entry A was reminded that he was prohibited from practice. He sought the College's grace and promised to pay his fine.
Attitude of the accused submitted to the College
Action taken Dismissed.
Verdict guilty
Sentence Forbidden to practise. Fined (?)