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GLASSINGTON, ?John

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

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?John GLASSINGTON

Biography

Name ?John GLASSINGTON
Gender Male
Primary occupation medical physician (Practitioner of physic. Guider of Knightsbridge Leper Hospital)
Period of medical practice 1581-1633
Date of birth c.1550
Date of death after 1623
Address Knightsbridge 1623
Other notes Accused 1623. Leper hospital: see Honeybourne 1963. ?Ancestor of John G, fl. 1654?

Known London address

Knightsbridge
Date 1623

Censorial hearings

m Palm Sun 1623
Entry Patrick SAUNDERS 648, a Candidate, accused G, of Knightsbridge, of having given courses of physic, for instance to Mrs. Jone Jacob of Horsey Downe, unction and diet for cancer of the uterus.
Initiator of the complaint college member
Action taken See next.
Number of crimes 1
13 June 1623
Entry William HEYFORD 389, a surgeon, in trouble for alleged practice on Mrs Winter of Holborn, said that G had cured Mrs Winter (presumably after H had failed?) with drinks and purges.
Initiator of the complaint other medical practitioner
Action taken ?
Verdict case not completed
Number of crimes 1