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HOGFISH, John

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John HOGFISH

Biography

Name John HOGFISH (HOGFLESH, HOGSFLESH)
Gender Male
Primary occupation medical surgeon (Surgeon. BSC 1638 (not adm))
Period of medical practice 1627-1649
Address Butcher's Alley St John St 1637. Whitechapel 1639
Other notes Accused of giving medicine 1637-9.

Known London address

Butcher's Alley, St John Street
Date 1637
Whitechapel
Parish St Mary Matfellon (Whitechapel)
Date 1639

Censorial hearings

20 Oct 1637
Entry Thomas Carr of Templebar complained that H, of Butcher's Alley, St John Street, had given him medicine. Ann Harvey of St Clements said that H had given her late husband medicine for 3s., 18s. and 3s. Susan Crunne said that H had given her medicine for 25s., 60s., and had arrested her for 40s. more. 'He cured her toothache by pulling out the tooth.'
Initiator of the complaint patient
Second initiator of the complaint spouse of the patient
Third initiator of the complaint patient
Action taken See next.
Number of crimes 3
1 Dec 1637
Entry Carr of St John's Street said that H had given him pulvis sanctus and had been going to flux him with unction of mercury. H had purged Susan Cron. Carr and Edborow Pitham corroborated Ann Harvey.
Initiator of the complaint patient
Second initiator of the complaint person unconnected with the patient or the case
Action taken ?
Verdict case not completed
Number of crimes 3
5 July 1639
Entry John Gladwin complained that H, of Whitechapel, had given him pills. (G's wife Jane was with him.)
Initiator of the complaint patient
Second initiator of the complaint spouse of the patient
Action taken See next.
Number of crimes 1
12 July 1639
Entry Mr and Mrs Gladwin reappeared and brought letters. Nicholas Grave was a witness. H denied the charge but was found guilty.
Initiator of the complaint patient
Second initiator of the complaint spouse of the patient
Third initiator of the complaint person unconnected with the patient or the case
Attitude of the accused denied
Action taken Fined £10 and imprisoned. Both remitted on the third day.
Verdict guilty
Sentence Fined £10 and imprisoned. Fine and prison remitted on third day
Number of crimes 1