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CHAPPELL, Bartholomew

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Bartholomew CHAPPELL

Biography

Name Bartholomew CHAPPELL
Gender Male
Primary occupation medical physician (Medicus = practitioner of physic)
Period of medical practice 1585-1606
Address London till 1597 then Plymouth Devon c.1603->
Other notes Trouble 1595-6. Lord Treasurer et alii on his side. See Raach p.200 & D & C, Notes & Queries 13 (1925) p.237.

Censorial hearings

April 1595
Entry C appeared. Had practised illegally.
Action taken Fined 4 marks. Bond required under penalty of £5.
Verdict guilty
Sentence Fined 4 marks and bound for £5
26 June 1595
Entry C was summoned.
Attitude of the accused absent
Action taken Summoned. See next.
16 July 1595
Entry Letters were received from the Lord Treasurer, Lord Shandois and Lord Hungerford on behalf of C.
Pressure applied by College yes
Action taken Deferred.
17 Oct 1595
Entry C appeared and was examined. He claimed to have read all the works of Galen and Hippocrates, and to have studied medicine for 25 years. However, he showed no great knowledge of any of Galen's works. Since the Lord Treasurer vouched for him, it was agreed to let him practise if accompanied by one of the Fellows. But he was not granted a Licence.
Attitude of the accused asked for College membership
Pressure applied by College yes
Action taken Allowed to practise if accompanied by a FRCP. No Licence.
7 Nov 1595
Entry C appeared and was examined on medicine and philosophy. He showed such 'absurd ignorance' that he was forbidden altogether to practise.
Attitude of the accused asked for College membership
Action taken Forbidden to practise.
6 Aug 1596
Entry C was summoned and accused. He gave no reply. His show of learning lacked style, subjects and medical knowledge. Still, since the Countess of Warwick supported him, it was agreed to overlook his previous penalties - but only on condition that he was not found practising again.
Attitude of the accused defiant
Pressure applied by College yes
Action taken Let off his previous fines on condition that he practise no more.
1 Oct 1596
Entry C was summoned.
Attitude of the accused absent
Action taken Summoned.
14 Oct 1596
Entry C was bound over on bond of £40 not to practise after 1 May 1597.
Action taken Bound over on bond of £40 not to practise after 1 May 1597.
Verdict guilty
Sentence Bound for £40 not to practise after 1 May 1597