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HOPKINS, Richard

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

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Richard HOPKINS

Biography

Name Richard HOPKINS
Gender Male
Period of medical practice 1617-1637
Other notes Prohibited 1627.
Medical specialities Ears (+GP)

Censorial hearings

13 June 1623
Entry H appeared and said that he cured ears by looking in the sun and using 'a sucking instrument and yt he drawes somethyng sometymes: he tolde one of pilluli cochi which he took and was sick of which a Doctor had taught him he knowes not whom.'
Attitude of the accused denied
Action taken ?
Verdict case not completed
5 Jan 1627
Entry H was accused by Michael Babbington of St Martins Ludgate of giving him pills and a purge for 22s., which did no good.
Initiator of the complaint patient
Action taken ?
Number of crimes 1
28 June 1627
Entry H paid 10s. and was prohibited practice, even pilulae cochiae.
Attitude of the accused submitted to the College
Action taken Fined 10s. and prohibited from practice.
Verdict guilty
Sentence Fined 10s. and prohibited from practice