CLARK, Catherine

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

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Catherine CLARK


Name Catherine CLARK
Gender Female
Marital status Married 1598 (?Wife 1598)
Period of medical practice 1588-1613
Address Pickleherring 1598
Other notes Accused 1598 & 1603.

Known London address

Ward Bridge Without
Date 1598

Censorial hearings

2 June 1598
Entry C, of Pickleherring, appeared and was accused of illegal practice. She was asked to reappear with her husband, or other honest man who would give sureties for her abstinence from practice in future.
Action taken To reappear with sureties.
Verdict guilty
Sentence To give bond to abstain - to reappear with sureties
17 June 1603
Entry C was accused by Mr BREDWELL of practising medicine. 'She denied the word but confessed to the deed', viz. of giving senna and other purges for swellings of the foot and ulcers, e.g. to a woman called Morgan for 7s.
Initiator of the complaint college member
Action taken Fined £5 and imprisoned.
Verdict guilty
Sentence Fined £5 and imprisoned
Number of crimes 1