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MARTYN, John

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John MARTYN

Biography

Name John MARTYN (MARTIN, RHAMNEIRUS)
Gender Male
Primary occupation medical physician (university education) (Professor of physic and chirurgery)
Period of medical practice 1613-1637
Address At the sign of the Ball 1626
Other notes Accused 1626-7. Ca 1626. ?BA. ?Presum not JM BSC 1614-33. ?MB Cantab 1634 (Raach p.225). Identity problems.

Known London address

At the sign of the Ball
Date 1626

Censorial hearings

10 Nov 1626
Entry M, of the Sign of the Ball, was accused by Dr Spicer. He confessed to blooding Mr Hog's maid of Bethnall Green, and to giving Hog 3 gr. Mercurius vitae in conserve of roses (1626), which vomited and purged. It was made by Mr. Smith, Old Bailey. M made many cordials, which kept him (?Hog) alive 3 days after Spicer's prognosis of death. He was of Kings College till BA but did only 4 months.
Initiator of the complaint college member
Attitude of the accused confessed
Action taken ?Deferred (see next).
Number of crimes 2
1 Dec 1626
Entry M was charged by Dr Spicer and by Soare, surgeon (?=689, qv). William Kempe of Bednall and his wife were brought as witnesses [for whom?].
Initiator of the complaint college member
Second initiator of the complaint other medical practitioner
Action taken M to pay the legal costs.
Verdict guilty
Sentence To pay the legal costs (see next - £5 7s. 9d.)
5 Jan 1627
Entry M showed a petition and the President accepted £5 7s. 9d. for costs.
Action taken President accepted £5 7s. 9d. for costs.