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CHECKLEY, William

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

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William CHECKLEY

Biography

Name William CHECKLEY (CHETLEY, CHUKELEY)
Gender Male
Primary occupation medical apothecary (Apothecary. Innkeeper by 1623 (change of trade))
Period of medical practice 1613-1638
Address ?Bishopsgate c1617 [BARRETT]
Other notes Accused 1623 & 1628. SA Charter member 1617 & member of first Court.

Known London address

Bishopsgate (?)
Parish St Ethelburga
Ward Bishopsgate (Within & Without)
Date c1617

Censorial hearings

11 July 1623
Entry C, ex-apothecary, now an innkeeper, was accused by Dr Clement of practice. He confessed that he had written a bill (details given), and said that it was anti-epileptic water, and that it was the only med he made. His pills, he said, came from Samuel Harrison. Robert Smith (surgeon) had brought Cade to him and C had given Cade the med though he was 'asthmatique and hectique' rather than epileptic.
Initiator of the complaint college member
Attitude of the accused confessed
Action taken Fined 40s. and imprisoned `as he joked'.
Verdict guilty
Sentence Fined 40s. and imprisoned
Number of crimes 1
4 July 1628
Entry C, apothecary, was accused by Jane CHURCH 164 (q.v.) of giving an emetic to (Mrs) Palmer, a woman of Eastcheap.
Initiator of the complaint other medical practitioner
Action taken See next.
Number of crimes 1
1 Aug 1628
Entry C, apothecary, was accused.
Action taken To be indicted.
Verdict case not completed