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FREAR, Ambrose

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

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Ambrose FREAR

Biography

Name Ambrose FREAR (FRERE, FRIER)
Gender Male
Primary occupation non-medical clergyman (Clergyman)
Period of medical practice 1625-1648
Other notes In trouble 1635 & 1638. MA. ?Went to Russia to preach 1627?

Censorial hearings

3 April 1635
Entry Mr F, a divine, was to be cited.
Attitude of the accused absent
Action taken To be summoned.
5 June 1635
Entry F was accused of giving a huge dose of stibium to John Powell of Westminster. Mrs Hansom of Warwick Lane said that F had purged and vomited Mr Whitten, her lodger, who had died. F said that Whitten had had the pox, but a Mr Pindar said that there was no sign of pox.
Initiator of the complaint friend/neighbour/acquaintance of the patient
Action taken ?
Verdict case not completed
Number of crimes 2
6 July 1638
Entry Thomas Lovel of Cheapside, silkman, complained that F had failed to cure his father-in-law, Mr Stephens, of a palsy. F had also failed to cure L's son of the King's evil.
Initiator of the complaint relative of the patient
Action taken ?
Verdict case not completed
Number of crimes 2