GIFFARD, Dr Robert

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

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Name Dr Robert GIFFARD
Gender Male
Primary occupation medical physician (MD) (Physician)
Period of medical practice 1618-1643
Place of birth England ([?reln of John GIFFARD 317 (FRCP)])
Address near Temple Bar 1626
Other notes MD Padua 1618. Examined for CRCP 11 Jan 1622 (Y), 8 Feb 1622 (Y), 22 March 1622 (Y). Suspected Papist 29 March 1626; in College list, not Lic nor paying, 1628; to be summoned 2 Nov 1631, 2 Nov 1633.

Known London address

neer temple barr
Parish St Dunstan in the West
Ward Faringdon Without
Date 1626

Censorial hearings

11 Jan 1622
Entry Dr RG, Doctor of Padua (22 Jan 1618, under Santorio Santorio), showed his diploma, was examined for CRCP for the first time, and passed ('satisfied fully and completely').
Action taken Approved on first examination.
8 Feb 1622
Entry Appeared to be examined by the Censors and was approved for the second time.
Action taken Approved on second examination.
22 March 1622
Entry Was examined a third time, was completely satisfactory and was approved.
Action taken Approved on third examination.
29 March 1626
Entry 'Dr. Giffard neer temple barr' listed as suspected Papist doctor.
Attitude of the accused absent
Verdict case not completed
1 Jan 1628
Entry 'Dr. Giffird' is in the College list, in the section headed 'Neither Licentiates nor paying fines'.
Action taken None.
2 Nov 1631
Entry 'Practitioners without licens to bee convented. Dr. Gifford ...' ( 8 others 'and all others which cann bee founde out.')
Attitude of the accused absent
Action taken To be summoned.
Verdict case not completed
2 Nov 1633
Entry 'The Beadle is to Cite against the next Colledge daye ... Dr. Gifford ...' ( 13 others).
Attitude of the accused absent
Action taken To be summoned.
Verdict case not completed