ESTON, Michael

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

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Michael ESTON


Name Michael ESTON (EASTON)
Gender Male
Primary occupation medical apothecary (Apothecary. SA Charter member 1617)
Period of medical practice 1612-1640
Address Great Conduit St 1640
Other notes Charged 1622. See Heath, Barrett, Gunther. ?Father of Lownes E (apothecary)? ??cf John E??

Known London address

Great Conduit Street
Parish St Mary Colechurch
Ward Cheap
Date 1640

Censorial hearings

25 Oct 1619
Entry [Apothbiz.]
29 Nov 1622
Entry E, an apothecary, was charged with making medicine for BLANKE 92 (qv) and NEWTON 537 (qv). E said that he had forbidden BLANKE's bills, and knew that B practised. The President (Dr Moundeford) had told the Apothecaries that the College wished to inhibit the sale of medicines to 'irregulars'.
Initiator of the complaint college member
Attitude of the accused denied
Action taken E was held to be an accessory in BLANKE's practice.
Verdict guilty
Sentence Warned not to supply irregulars.
Number of crimes 1