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HENLEY, James

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

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James HENLEY

Biography

Name James HENLEY
Gender Male
Primary occupation medical surgeon (Surgeon)
Period of medical practice 1593-1613
Other notes Accused 1603.

Censorial hearings

21 Jan 1603
Entry H, a surgeon, was accused by Margaret Williams, who said that her husband Elizaeus W was in a critical state because of H's red pills. H admitted giving turbinth pills but said that all surgeons did so & that he'd supplied the same pills to a printer called Edward Garret & to 500 others without any risk to life.
Initiator of the complaint spouse of the patient
Action taken Committed to Newgate `when the case was heard'.
Verdict guilty
Sentence Imprisoned in Newgate. ?To be prosecuted at law?
Number of crimes 1