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DICKSON, Anna

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

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Anna DICKSON

Biography

Name Anna DICKSON
Gender Female
Period of medical practice 1593-1613
Other notes Fined & imprisoned 1603.

Censorial hearings

6 June 1603
Entry Robert Goldstone alias Harman accused D of killing a gentlewoman named Medcalf with excess vomits and purges. John Wright, servant, and various women (incl. Anna Cartewright & Collyson) confirmed story.
Initiator of the complaint person unconnected with the patient or the case
Second initiator of the complaint person unconnected with the patient or the case
Third initiator of the complaint person unconnected with the patient or the case
Attitude of the accused denied
Action taken See next.
Number of crimes 1
17 June 1603
Entry D reappeared because of her previous denial. She now admitted giving oxyacanthine for yellow jaundice, 'and thus she tried to plead an excuse for her fault'. College was not impressed this time either.
Action taken Fined £5 and imprisoned.
Verdict guilty
Sentence Fined £5 and imprisoned
Number of crimes 1