HEYFORD, William

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

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Gender Male
Primary occupation medical surgeon (Surgeon. BSC 1610-24)
Period of medical practice 1610-1633
Other notes Accused 1623.

Censorial hearings

23 May 1623
Entry Mrs Jane Winter at Mrs Nelson's accused H, surgeon, of selling her a purge &c. for headache, for 15s., and then suing her at the King's Bench for the money.
Initiator of the complaint patient
Action taken See next.
Number of crimes 1
30 May 1623
Entry Mrs PAYNE (?557) witnessed that Jane Winter had paid Mrs Anne Johnson £4 for the use of H. W to reappear.
Initiator of the complaint other medical practitioner
Action taken [To reappear.]
Number of crimes 1
13 June 1623
Entry H said that Mrs. Winter's medicine was prescribed by Dr Reade. Reade denied it. H then said that GLASSINGTON 325 (qv) had cured Mrs. Winter.
Action taken Mrs. Winter's legal action was dismissed, H was fined 20s.
Verdict guilty
Sentence Fined 20s. and lawsuit settled
Number of crimes 1