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JOHNSON, Humphrey

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

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Humphrey JOHNSON

Biography

Name Humphrey JOHNSON
Gender Male
Primary occupation non-medical (Paintbrush-maker)
Period of medical practice 1576-1596
Other notes Confessed selling tasteless purgative 1586.

Censorial hearings

4 Feb 1586
Entry J, a maker of painters' brushes, confessed that he had lived 'from the sale of a tasteless purgative'. To be imprisoned until he promised never to practise medicine again.
Attitude of the accused confessed
Action taken To be imprisoned until he promised not to practise again.
Verdict guilty
Sentence To be imprisoned until he promised to abstain