CHURCH, Jane or Joan

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Jane or Joan CHURCH


Name Jane or Joan CHURCH
Gender Female
Period of medical practice 1618-1638
Address Tower Street 1628
Other notes Accused (and accuses) 1628.

Known London address

Tower Street
Parish Tower Liberty = St Peter ad Vincula (in the Bailey)
Ward Tower (Street)
Date 1628

Censorial hearings

4 April 1628
Entry C, of Tower Street, was accused of giving diaphoenicum to the wife of Mr Cole (??= Anna COLE 177??). She replied that it was only half an ounce - she had suspected smallpox, and had had the advice of Dr Clarke.
Initiator of the complaint spouse of the patient
Action taken To reappear. See next.
Number of crimes 1
16 May 1628
Entry C appeared, was charged and replied as above. Dr Clarke had not fixed the dose - half an ounce was very rash.
Action taken Warned. To reappear (?see next).
Verdict case not completed
Number of crimes 1