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NEWTON, -

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- NEWTON

Biography

Name NEWTON
Gender Male
Primary occupation non-medical (Quondam pewterer)
Period of medical practice 1613-1641
Other notes Accused 1623 1627 1631. BSC: George/Isack/John/Joseph (right period). Venn I.3 p.252 (John 1613, 1637, Samuel 16**).

Known London address

Bishopsgate Street
Date 1623

Censorial hearings

29 Nov 1622
Entry Mr. Eston apothecarie [was] charged as Whetlye as a mainteyner of Blanke and Newton. He denied Blank, but said nothing about Newton.
Action taken ?
m Palm Sun 1623
Entry Mr Whitterame, a chandler of Bishopsgate Street, was first a patient of Dr Saunders and then of Mr. Shepard. 'then Newton the quondam Pewterer vndertooke him with his bottles and so he dyed.'
Initiator of the complaint college member
Action taken ?
Verdict case not completed
Number of crimes 1
16 Feb 1627
Entry N was accused of practising, especially on hectic fever. He said his practice was very small. The College asked how much he would pay to settle. N said he had done no wrong, but he offered £2 as a gift. He said he'd learned his practice from someone who had cured his own fever.
Action taken N offered a "gift" of £2. It was presumably not accepted, see next
2 March 1627
Entry N paid £5.
Action taken Fined £5.
Verdict guilty
Sentence Fined £5
4 March 1631
Entry Dr Crooke reported that Mr. Newton had sold Mr Dagges four or five bottles of his potion in October and accepted eleven shillings for any one bottle.
Initiator of the complaint college member
Action taken ?
Verdict case not completed
Number of crimes 1