GRAVE, Edward

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

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Edward GRAVE


Name Edward GRAVE
Gender Male
Primary occupation medical apothecary (Apothecary)
Period of medical practice 1618-1641
Date of death 1641
Address St Botolph Aldgate 1641 (will)
Other notes Accused 1628 (prescribing and cutting vein).

Known London address

St Botolph Aldgate
Parish St Botolph without Aldgate
Ward Portsoken
Date 1641

Censorial hearings

4 Jan 1628
Entry G was accused by Martina Pope of giving medicine to her late husband. John Tilsley, a witness, said that G had cut a vein during P's dropsical illness. G appeared and blamed P's death on his own high living. He confessed to giving julep of chicory and drymel, and a purge of hamech, succo rosarum, rose syrup, aquae cechani; also to cutting a vein.
Initiator of the complaint spouse of the patient
Second initiator of the complaint friend/neighbour/acquaintance of the patient
Action taken Fined £5 and imprisoned.
Verdict guilty
Sentence Fined £5 and imprisoned
Number of crimes 1