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FATHERS, Ann

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

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Ann FATHERS

Biography

Name Ann FATHERS
Gender Female
Primary occupation medical physician (Practitioner of physic (Uroscopist, part-time))
Period of medical practice 1614-1634
Other notes Convicted & fined 1624.
Medical specialities Uroscopy (+ divers practices extravagant)

Censorial hearings

26-30 June 1624
Entry F confessed that she had given a cullice of Lvii herbes ambrgris, &c, to Lady Harrington, a consumptive, after she had consulted many doctors, especially SAVERY 653. F had charged £5. Urged by the President (Dr Moundeford), she also admitted to inspecting urines, once or twice a week, and admitted other 'divers practices extravagant'.
Action taken To pay £5 or go to prison. Refused to pay, so to reappear.
Verdict guilty
Sentence Fined £5 and imprisoned until she did