BRIGHT, Timothy

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

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Timothy BRIGHT


Name Timothy BRIGHT
Gender Male
Primary occupation medical physician (MD) (Physician. Bart's 1584-91. Clergyman 1594-1615. Author. Lecturer. Inventor of shorthand.)
Period of medical practice 1573-1594
Place of birth England (near Sheffield, Yorkshire)
Date of birth 1550
Date of death 13 Nov 1615
Address Little St Bart's 1586. [Practised in Cambridge & Ipswich earlier.]
Other notes Ca 1561 BA 1568 MB 1573 lic 1575 MD 1579. Summoned 1586 - ignored it. Imprisoned 1587. Signed statutes of Emmanuel College, Cantab, 1585.

Known London address

Little St Bartholomew's by Smithfield
Parish St Bartholomew the Less (the Hospital)
Ward Faringdon Without
Date 1586

Censorial hearings

10 Nov 1587
Entry 'D. Bright, saepius citatus, et non comparens, in carcerem conijciendus est: scilicet in Fleetum.' (Dr Bright, having often been summoned, and not appearing, was sent to prison, viz. to the Fleet.)
Attitude of the accused absent
Action taken Sent to prison.
Verdict guilty
Sentence Imprisoned