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GYLE, 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 GYLE

Biography

Name John GYLE (GUILE)
Gender Male
Primary occupation medical surgeon (Surgeon)
Period of medical practice 1572-1597
Other notes In trouble 1582 & 1587.

Censorial hearings

9 April 1582
Entry 'John Gyle, the surgeon who was accused of malpractices in medicine, appeared: he was convicted partly on the evidence of witnesses and partly by his own confession and was committed to the Counter prison and fined £20.'
Attitude of the accused confessed
Action taken Imprisoned in the Counter and fined £20.
Verdict guilty
Sentence Imprisoned in the Counter and fined £20
25 June 1582
Entry 'In this Comitia John Gyle appeared who confirmed and confessed that he had prescribed a certain diet for Acton, Porter and Thornton and openly boasted of his skill in that part of medicine, flourishing his knowledge, and answering all questions with insolence; he asserted that he could lawfully practise that section of medicine without permission from the College and that he would do so in future: because of this, and his insolence, ignorance and malpractice in medicine, he was committed to the Counter prison.'
Action taken Imprisoned in the Counter.
Verdict guilty
Sentence Imprisoned in the Counter
10 Nov 1587
Entry The College decided to make enquiries about G.
Attitude of the accused absent
Action taken Enquiries to be made.
1 Dec 1587
Entry G was ordered to appear at the next meeting.
Attitude of the accused absent
Action taken To appear.
Verdict case not completed