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KING, Thomas

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

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Thomas KING

Biography

Name Thomas KING
Gender Male
Primary occupation medical surgeon (Surgeon. Apprentice to Beauter (Surgeon) 1616)
Period of medical practice 1606-1626
Other notes Trouble 1616. Obviously not young though apprentice. Cf 83 Christopher BEAUTER.

Censorial hearings

4 Oct 1616
Entry K, surgeon and apprentice to BEAUTER (qv, 83?), had given Mr Harper, a printer, and his wife a diet drink of Searsa 4 oz, Hemedack 4 oz, Saseperall 6 oz, for the pox. He claimed to have read Joannes Vigo and to have used this cure for 11 years. Mrs H, after apparent cure, got worse; K gave vomits of stibium lozenges sold by Mr SMITH of Newgate Market (683, qv), had let blood and given pulvis sanctus. Had charged £8, of which he had already had £3 11s.
Attitude of the accused confessed
Action taken Fined £5 and to repay the Harpers his fee - on pain of prison.
Verdict guilty
Sentence Fined £5 and to repay the patients' money, on pain of prison
Number of crimes 1