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GLORIANA, Susanna

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

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Susanna GLORIANA

Biography

Name Susanna GLORIANA
Gender Female
Marital status Married 1602 (Wife & mother 1602)
Primary occupation non-medical (Wife & mother)
Period of medical practice 1592-1612
Place of birth French
Date of birth ?post 1562
Other notes Accused 1602. Let off because poor and pregnant and had one unweaned baby.

Censorial hearings

14 June 1602
Entry Jane Pickman accused G, a Frenchwoman, of giving a purge of syrup of hyssop and roses to Mary Brett. The purge worked, but G also prescribed a herbal bath to be taken at a specific time. Mrs Brett took the bath at another time and died about 6 days later. Jane ?Llood corroborated this. G confessed. Because she was poor, pregnant and had a child not yet weaned, leniency was shown. The case was referred to the French Church in London.
Initiator of the complaint person unconnected with the patient or the case
Second initiator of the complaint person unconnected with the patient or the case
Attitude of the accused confessed
Action taken G's husband gave bond of £20 against future practice.
Verdict guilty
Sentence Bond of £20 to abstain. Case referred to the French church
Number of crimes 1