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BUTLER, Mary

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

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Mary BUTLER

Biography

Name Mary BUTLER
Gender Female
Period of medical practice 1623-1647
Address Fenchurch St 1633. Mark Lane 1637.
Other notes In trouble 1633 & 1637. ??Wife of William BUTLER qv 137??

Known London address

Fenchurch Street
Ward Langborne
Date 1633
Mark Lane
Parish St Olave Hart Street
Ward Tower (Street)
Date 1637

Censorial hearings

17 Jan 1634
Entry B, of Fenchurch Street, was reported as a practitioner. She was said to have treated a woman for the dead palsy for £10, and to have sued the woman for her fee.
Action taken ?
Verdict case not completed
Number of crimes 1
7 July 1637
Entry B, of Mark Lane, was accused by Mrs Ellyson of Wapping of treating her for 100s. plus 100s. if cured. B admitted giving dictander, maydenheyre & alehoofe, treacle. Said she had learnt of a fellow, & had been authorised by Endymion Porter & Sergeant Clowes. Said she had the King's authority for cases of convulsion or fits (not true, apparently). Admitted treating Jane Williams for 1.5 years and (*) continuing to treat Richards, shipwright, directing Whittet, surgeon of Cruchat Friers, to let blood. Fee 100s. 100s. on cure.
Initiator of the complaint patient
Action taken Fined £15 and sent to Newgate.
Verdict guilty
Sentence Fined £15 and sent to Newgate prison
Number of crimes 3