FLUDD, Dr Robert Junior

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

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Dr Robert Junior FLUDD


Name Dr Robert Junior FLUDD (FLOUD)
Gender Male
Primary occupation medical physician (MD) (Physician)
Period of medical practice 1612-1636
Place of birth London (b London)
Address Fleet Street 1624 1626
Other notes Nephew & godson of 279. Trouble 6 Dec 1622, 30 Jan 1623. Susp Papist 1624 1626. 8 May 1626, to pay annual fine (in Coll list thus 1628). NOT Thomas F (who cd be his brother), ?BSC 1634? MD where?

Known London address

Fleet Street
Parish St Bride Fleet Street
Ward Faringdon Without
Date 1624-6
Ward Faringdon Without
Date 1626

Censorial hearings

6 Dec 1622
Entry RF junior, who had practised in the City for about a year and a half, appeared.
Attitude of the accused asked for College membership
Action taken Forbidden to practise until approved by the College.
Verdict guilty
Sentence To abstain until licensed
30 Jan 1623
Entry A complaint was made against those practising illicitly, including F.
Attitude of the accused absent
Action taken ?
Verdict case not completed
29 March 1626
Entry Dr Fludd in Fleetstreet was named in College's list of doctors suspected of Papistry.
Initiator of the complaint college member
Action taken ?None
8 May 1626
Entry Dr F appeared. The President demanded a fine of £4 p.a. He allowed F to begin at the feast of St. John the Baptist. F was not willing, but he was taking counsel: the arrears of the fine to be claimed, and from when, were being made known.
Action taken ?To pay £4 p.a. as fine / connivance fee.
Verdict guilty
Sentence To become sort of College member
1 Jan 1628
Entry F in College list as 'making payment on account of fines' (Annals p. 244).
Action taken Paying fine.