HALES, Elizabeth

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

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Elizabeth HALES


Name Elizabeth HALES
Gender Female
Primary occupation medical (Midwife)
Period of medical practice 1621-1641
Other notes Accused 1631.

Censorial hearings

3 June 1631
Entry Dr Winston said that H, a midwife, had caused a gentlewoman delirium after childbirth with 'long pepper and graynes in burnt wine', and had criticised Dr Winston for then letting blood. H gave details of the potion.
Initiator of the complaint college member
Action taken Warned.
Verdict case not completed
Number of crimes 1