GASH, Thomas

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

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Thomas GASH


Name Thomas GASH (GARSH)
Gender Male
Primary occupation medical surgeon (Surgeon)
Period of medical practice 1627-1647
Address Fleet Bridge 1637
Other notes Trouble 1637.

Known London address

Fleet Bridge
Parish St Bride Fleet Street
Ward Faringdon Without
Date 1637

Censorial hearings

3 April 1637
Entry Edward Eliot said that G, of Fleet Bridge, had given him mineral physic for 22s. and that the medicine had been harmful.
Initiator of the complaint patient
Attitude of the accused absent
Action taken To appear at next.
Number of crimes 1
9 June 1637
Entry Eliot gave details of the medicine (*): 1 oz fi pulvis sanctus in wine, & pills of mercurius dulcis, which caused flux at mouth and asthma. G confessed and admitted that he'd had 22s. and would have had 18s. more when E was cured. He also admitted having given aque falopii for the ulcerous throat.
Attitude of the accused confessed
Action taken ? [Presum College did nothing - see next.]
Number of crimes 2
16 June 1637
Entry Eliot brought a petition that he had taken to the Lord Privy Seal. The latter had sent (12/06/1637) a letter encouraging the College to act [against G].
Attitude of the accused submitted to the College
Action taken ?
Verdict guilty
Sentence ?