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GODFREY, Mistress

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

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Mistress GODFREY

Biography

Name Mistress GODFREY
Gender Female
Period of medical practice 1604-1624
Other notes Accused 1614. ?Wife of Stephen G BSC 1611?

Censorial hearings

18 Feb 1614
Entry Eliz. Hartwell, mother, Anna Cox, daughter, and Eliz. Bishop, servant, accused G of giving (in Dec 1613 & Jan 1614) potions and medicaments to an infant of 21 months, whom she had bewitched and tormented. G had demanded £3 for the cure - they had agreed to £2, £1 in advance. No benefit [from the treatment].
Initiator of the complaint relative of the patient
Second initiator of the complaint relative of the patient
Third initiator of the complaint friend/neighbour/acquaintance of the patient
Action taken ?
Verdict case not completed
Number of crimes 1