DIODATUS, Theodore

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

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Gender Male
Primary occupation medical physician (MD) (Physician to Princess Elizabeth before 1613)
Period of medical practice 1602-1651
Place of birth born Geneva (Italian family)
Date of birth 1574
Date of death Feb 1651
Address M M Castlebaynard 1618. ChCh & St Faith Castlebaynard 1625. Bur St Barts the Less 1651.
Other notes Summoned 1612. LRCP 1617. More trouble 1620s. [Son Hon FRCP 1664 (Ox + Ca).]

Known London address

Mary Magd parish, Castlebaynard ward
Parish St Mary Magdalen, Old Fish Street
Ward Castle Baynard
Date 1618
Christ Church and St Faith parish, Castlebay. ward
Parish St Faith by St Paul's
Ward Faringdon Within
Date 1625
St Barts the Less
Parish St Bartholomew the Less (the Hospital)
Ward Faringdon Without
Date 1651

College membership

Medical education (university) Leiden
Date of MD 1615
Date became Licentiate 24/01/1617
In trouble before membership Yes
In trouble after membership Yes
Other notes MD Leyden 1615
Date of birth 1574
Date of death Feb 1651

Censorial hearings

20 Nov 1612
Entry D, an Italian, was accused by Dr Palmer of having prescribed setwort & colocynth & confection hamech for use in a clyster.
Initiator of the complaint college member
Attitude of the accused absent
Action taken To be summoned.
Verdict case not completed
Number of crimes 1
23 Dec 1616
Entry D, of Geneva, was to be licensed after three examinations.
Action taken To be LRCP - see next.
24 Jan 1617
Entry D was admitted a Licentiate.
Action taken LRCP.
3 Feb 1626
Entry D raved against the empirics. 'He sayes he hath heard ye College was crusht and dasht.'
Action taken None.