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

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Gender Male
Primary occupation medical surgeon (Surgeon)
Period of medical practice 1609-1629
Other notes Trouble 24 Sep 1619 - see also Alexander LEIGHTON - ?and 4 July 1632.

Censorial hearings

24 Sep 1619
Entry Alexander LEIGHTON (qv) was being examined about his treatment of the servant of Mr Eglesfield. He said that the surgeon Chapman had given the patient medicine before he, L, had seen him. When L was called in, the man was an hour from death.
Action taken Nothing. [L was prohibited.]
Verdict case not completed
4 July 1632
Entry C had sent a letter to the College through Dr OXENBRIDGE. Dr BOET Senior was asked about C, and said that C had been his servant, but unwaged apart from clothes and a clothing allowance. He said that C had run away and had stolen from him. He attacked him harshly with many words.
Action taken ?