CORNET, Charles

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

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Charles CORNET


Name Charles CORNET
Gender Male
Primary occupation medical physician (Practitioner of physic)
Period of medical practice 1545-1565
Place of birth Fleming
Address ?around St Martins & Westminster 1555
Other notes Examined & punished 1555. Friends reported to SA.

Known London address

around St Martins and Westminster (?)
Date 1555

Censorial hearings

Entry 'There were examined and punished ... Charles Cornet, an ignorant Fleming and a most shameless buffoon, who, neither with the bills of his condemnation, put up by him on all the corners of the City, nor in prison would ever desist from crime, being protected by Hugh Weston, the Dean of Westminster, and Roger Chamley. Nevertheless, by the authority of the laws, of the Lord Chancellor, of certain great men, and of the royal physicians Drs. Roper and Vagham, and by our diligence, his feigned and unwholesome remedies having been burned in the open market-place of Westminster, and in spite of Weston and Chamley, we put the condemned scoundrel to flight, even from refuge in which the grace of sanctuary is allowed, firstly at St. Martin's in London, secondly at Westminster, those also having been
Attitude of the accused defiant
Pressure applied by College yes
Action taken Examined and punished; put to flight
Verdict guilty
Sentence Punished and put to flight