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GEMINUS, 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 GEMINUS

Biography

Name Thomas GEMINUS (GEMINOUS, GEMYNOUS, GEMYNUS)
Gender Male
Primary occupation medical surgeon (Surgeon. Printer & engraver (publisher))
Period of medical practice 1545-1570
Place of birth Fleming from Lys-les-Lannoy nr Lille
Date of birth c. 1500
Date of death c. 1570
Address Blackfriars c. 1554
Other notes Punished 1555. Printing work in lieu of fine 1556.

Known London address

Blackfriars
Parish St Anne Blackfriars
Ward Faringdon Within
Date c1554

Censorial hearings

1555-6
Entry 'There were examined and punished ... Thomas Geminus, a Fleming'.
Action taken Examined and punished (examinatus et castigatus).
Verdict guilty
Sentence Fined
20 Sep 1556
Entry College wrote 'a circular letter ... to all Justices, Maiors, Sherifes, Baylifes, Constables, and other ministers and officers', defending the rights of the College and asking for co-operation. 'We saw to it that the printing was carried out by Thomas Gemin on account of a fine which otherwise he would have to pay with borrowed money.'
Action taken Service to the College accepted in lieu of fine.