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BRETNOR, Thomas

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

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Thomas BRETNOR

Biography

Name Thomas BRETNOR
Gender Male
Primary occupation non-medical (Almanac maker 1605-18, 1630. Student in astronomie and physicke. Translator (OPIOLOGIA).)
Period of medical practice 1602-1622
Other notes Trouble 7 Feb 1612, with KEEN (qv). Descr himself as medical practitioner though he had no licence. See Johnson, "Devil", I.ii.1; Middleton, "Inner Temple Masque", B4; Fletcher, "The Bloody Brother".

Censorial hearings

7 Feb 1612
Entry There appeared then, having been summoned, two almanac-makers B and Keen, who were charged with describing themselves as medical practitioners although they had no licences: they replied to the charge and were prohibited, admonished and sent away as recorded in the same place.
Action taken Prohibited, admonished and dismissed.
Verdict guilty
Sentence Prohibited, admonished and dismissed