HOBS, Stephen

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

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Stephen HOBS


Gender Male
Primary occupation medical surgeon (Surgeon. BSC 1609)
Period of medical practice 1595-1618
Date of death 1618
Address St Botolph Aldersgate 1618
Other notes Trouble 1605-13. University licence 1613. BA by 1613. Licence 1608 (Foster).

Known London address

St Botolph Aldersgate
Parish St Botolph without Aldersgate
Ward Aldersgate (Within & Without)
Date 1618

Censorial hearings

3 May 1605
Entry H, a surgeon, was accused by Lionel Gardiner (?qv) of undertaking his cure for 19s.
Initiator of the complaint patient
Action taken See next.
Number of crimes 1
25 June 1605
Entry H was charged. He blamed Foster, a surgeon.
Action taken Dismissed.
Verdict innocent
Number of crimes 1
3 Feb 1609
Entry H appeared and was asked to reappear in March.
Action taken To reappear.
Verdict case not completed
4 May 1610
Entry H failed to appear on Dr Riley's charge of giving a woman two vomitories.
Initiator of the complaint college member
Attitude of the accused absent
Action taken Failed to appear.
Number of crimes 1
1 June 1610
Entry H failed to appear. See E, p. 10b.
Attitude of the accused absent
Action taken Failed to appear.
Verdict case not completed
2 July 1613
Entry H pleaded that he had a University licence (he was a BA). He was accused of practice, but his accusors(s) had no proof.
Attitude of the accused made an excuse
Action taken Dismissed until proof should be found.
10 Sep 1613
Entry H appeared and promised to reform.
Action taken Dismissed.
Verdict guilty
Sentence Dismissed on promise to reform