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GILLIAM, 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 GILLIAM

Biography

Name Thomas GILLIAM (GILHAM, GILLAM, GYLHAM, GYLLAM)
Gender Male
Primary occupation medical surgeon (Surgeon. BSC 1603-28)
Period of medical practice 1600-1628
Place of birth England (of Canterbury)
Date of death 1628
Other notes Summoned 1619. Licensed by Archbishop of Canterbury 1600.

Censorial hearings

9 April 1619
Entry G was accused of bad practice on Mrs Rhobes, a Scot, who had called him in (after SAVERY, Dr MACCOLOS, Joseph FENTON) to determine whether she had a stone. He was said to have called in Alexander READE and, together with READE, to have given Mrs R fumes and pills to cause flux. He had charged 11s. and was to have £18 more. Mrs R was now in extremis. G claimed that Mrs R, not he, had called in READE.
Attitude of the accused made an excuse
Action taken Deferred until READE could attend.
Verdict case not completed
Number of crimes 1