EYRE, 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 EYRE


Name Robert EYRE
Gender Male
Period of medical practice 1614-1649
Place of birth England (Dorset)
Address [London 1624]
Other notes Trouble 3 Dec 1624, perhaps 10 Nov 1626 & 6 Dec 1639. Probably not all = 9, William AIRE, trouble 1615-29. Learnt med through travel - father surgeon & merchant. No univ, but cd understand Latin.

Censorial hearings

3 Dec 1624
Entry RE, a native of Dorset but resident in London, of no university, was examined (details given). He understood but did not speak Latin. He had acquired his knowledge of medicine by travel and from his father, a surgeon and merchant. He admitted he had practised since the feast of St John the Baptist, and had given a drink for the falling sickness to Mr Green junior in Wallbrook.
Attitude of the accused confessed
Action taken ?
Verdict case not completed
Number of crimes 1