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CHANDLER, John

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

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John CHANDLER

Biography

Name John CHANDLER
Gender Male
Primary occupation non-medical (Grocer. Member of Grocers' Company)
Period of medical practice 1559-1579
Other notes Accused 1569.

Censorial hearings

28 Dec 1569
Entry 'On 28 December John Chandler, grocer of Red Cross Street, was accused by that noble man George Gascoyne that he had given to his young son small pills covered with sugar which had harmed him: he replied that he did not know they had been sold by his wife. It was therefore decided that the President should summon the Master and Wardens of the Grocers and that the Queen should prohibit the sale of pills of this kind because of their harmful effect. This was done on the following day.'
Initiator of the complaint relative of the patient
Action taken College to summon Master & Wardens of the Grocers Company.
Verdict guilty
Sentence Case referred to the Grocers Company
Number of crimes 1