GYLE, Richard

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

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Richard GYLE


Name Richard GYLE (GUILE, GYLES)
Gender Male
Primary occupation medical surgeon (Surgeon. BSC 1598-1606)
Period of medical practice 1592-1615
Other notes Charged 1602 1605. In trouble BSC 1598-1606.

Censorial hearings

5 May 1602
Entry G, a surgeon, was charged with giving a purgative and an emetic pill to Henry Farrington, servant to the Lord Chamberlain, which caused serious illness. He confessed but was discharged with a warning.
Attitude of the accused confessed
Action taken Warned and dismissed.
Verdict guilty
Sentence Warned and dismissed
Number of crimes 1
19 July 1605
Entry John Swift, baker, charged Richard Guile, surgeon, with giving a purgative diet and pills for gonorrhea for 1 month. He made a frank confession.
Initiator of the complaint patient
Attitude of the accused confessed
Action taken Fined 20s.
Verdict guilty
Sentence Fined 20s.
Number of crimes 1