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BOET, Arnold

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Arnold BOET

Biography

Name Arnold BOET (BOATE, BOOT, BOOTIUS, BOTIUS, DE BOOT)
Gender Male
Primary occupation medical physician (MD) (Physician. Author.)
Period of medical practice 1630-1653
Place of birth Gorinchem, Holland
Date of birth 1606
Date of death 1653
Address 1630-6 London. 1636-44 Ireland. 1644-53 Paris.
Other notes Trouble 1632-4. Brother of Gerard BOET qv 96. Treated Ussher. Irish parliamentary physician.

Censorial hearings

17 Feb 1632
Entry Brother of Gerard/Gaspar BOET 96. Included in list of foreign unlicensed practitioners.
Initiator of the complaint college member
Attitude of the accused absent
Action taken ?
Verdict case not completed
3 July 1632
Entry Dr Oxenbridge reported that BOET senior (96) was training a man in medicine for £10 p.a., and that Arnold BOET was doing the same.
Initiator of the complaint college member
Attitude of the accused absent
Action taken Summoned (see next).
Number of crimes 1
4 July 1632
Entry B appeared. He said he was 25 years old, had been an MD for 3 years and had been in London for 2 years. Mr Lyon made up his medicines. He practised both from his house and by visiting. He denied accepting any payment from his servant and denied training him in medicine. He said that both he and his brother lived off a 'very rich inheritance'.
Action taken B prohibited from practice.
2 Nov 1632
Entry To be sued.
Action taken To be sued.
Verdict guilty
Sentence To be sued
3 May 1633
Entry George Brann of Bread Street said that his servant had gone to B, who gave him a purge of his own, which caused illness, and then a potion and a clyster. The man died. B admitted giving a purge of infusion of senna & ?mechoasan.
Initiator of the complaint friend/neighbour/acquaintance of the patient
Attitude of the accused absent
Action taken Brann was advised to take the case to the Lord Chief Justice.
Verdict guilty
Sentence B to be prosecuted at law by the patient
Number of crimes 1
30 Sep 1634
Entry Dr Ramsye said that B gave a vomit to Mrs Sutor, the wife of the Prince's shoemaker, and 'ther and then reviled the College'.
Initiator of the complaint college member
Attitude of the accused absent
Action taken ?
Verdict case not completed
Number of crimes 1