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BEAUTER, Christopher

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

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Christopher BEAUTER

Biography

Name Christopher BEAUTER (BEWTER)
Gender Male
Primary occupation medical surgeon (Surgeon)
Period of medical practice 1579-1607
Other notes Arraigned 1589 & 1597. ?=C.BEANE qv 73? Knows [Thomas] Fryer. Master of Thomas KING 460.

Censorial hearings

25 June 1589
Entry Surgeon. Confessed prescribing for not a few people. His manner impressed the College and gained him lenient treatment.
Attitude of the accused confessed
Action taken Asked not to practise in future.
Verdict guilty
Sentence Asked not to practise in future
25 June 1597
Entry Henry Oldswoorth and his wife Elizabeth made a complaint against B who had given a boy 4 pills after inspecting his urine: as a result of these pills, the boy's mouth suppurated and streamed with saliva: his teeth became loose and some even fell out. They made a statement of these facts on oath.
Initiator of the complaint person unconnected with the patient or the case
Second initiator of the complaint person unconnected with the patient or the case
Action taken See below.
Number of crimes 1
1 July 1597
Entry CB, the surgeon, appeared and confessed that he had made pills of Turbi[n]th which he had given to the boy, about whom Oldswoorth had made a complaint in the previous Comitia, but said that he had done so on the advice of Dr FRYER.
Action taken See below.
Number of crimes 1
12 Aug 1597
Entry Again claimed that he had always followed Dr Fryer's advice.
Attitude of the accused made an excuse
Action taken Warned to desist.
Verdict guilty
Sentence Warned to desist