COWPER, Richard

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

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Richard COWPER


Name Richard COWPER (COOPER)
Gender Male
Primary occupation medical surgeon (Surgeon. BSC 1601-5)
Period of medical practice 1607-1627
Other notes Accused 1617.

Censorial hearings

7 March 1617
Entry Ann Spicer said that C and HAILES 359 (qv), both surgeons, had purged her husband with drinks, including mercury, so that he had died coughing. C said that Spicer had a hard tumour on his right ribs, wch HAILES undertook to cure for £3. C had repaid £1 wch he'd received. C confessed to giving aqua vitae, salet oile and longue pepper for agues.
Initiator of the complaint spouse of the patient
Action taken Deferred because HAILES was away.
Verdict case not completed
Number of crimes 1