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ELDERTON, Robert

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

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Robert ELDERTON

Biography

Name Robert ELDERTON (ELLERTON)
Gender Male
Primary occupation medical barber-surgeon (Barber-surgeon. BSC 1628)
Period of medical practice 1624-1644
Address pract St John Street 1634
Other notes Accused 1634.

Known London address

St John Street
Date 1634

Censorial hearings

11 April 1634
Entry John RADFORD 610 (qv), of St John Street, complained about E.
Initiator of the complaint other medical practitioner
Attitude of the accused absent
Action taken E to appear.
2 May 1634
Entry John RADFORD 610 (qv) produced witnesses against E: Joane King and Joane Vaughan, neighbours of Francis Bromlye who had died after the third bleeding from E. E said that he had treated B under the direction of Dr TURNER (?754, qv) & that SOUTHERTON 690, apothecary, had the bill. Also accused of blistering Thomas Cottrell's head while cutting his hair (admitted), & of giving pills of Cochie to Elizabeth Tindall (said it was at TURNER's direction). E counter-charged RADFORD.
Initiator of the complaint other medical practitioner
Second initiator of the complaint friend/neighbour/acquaintance of the patient
Third initiator of the complaint friend/neighbour/acquaintance of the patient
Action taken See next.
Number of crimes 3
6 June 1634
Entry RADFORD (qv) repeated his charges against Elderton.
Initiator of the complaint other medical practitioner
Action taken E to reappear.
Verdict case not completed
Number of crimes 3