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PARNELL, William

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

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William PARNELL

Biography

Name William PARNELL
Gender Male
Period of medical practice 1620-1641
Address Endfield Middlesex 1622
Other notes Accused 1630, 1631. Promised to leave London & abstain. Old & poor. Bloom & James p.21, Raach p.231.

Censorial hearings

4 June 1630
Entry Dr Hincklow accused P of giving pills to the maid of Mr Lansdale of Grays Inn Lane. P confessed, but said he was not staying in London. He promised to abstain in future.
Initiator of the complaint college member
Action taken To abstain in future (promised to do so)
Verdict guilty
Sentence To abstain in future (promised to do so)
Number of crimes 1
3 June 1631
Entry John Farrer of Perpoole Lane said that P had given medicine to his wife for the pox - purge and unction. P had said he knew it was pox because she had pain in all joints and vertigo. He asked £3 but it had not been paid. Margaret Floyd said that P had given her a purge and a drink and she had lost the use of one eye. Censors took into account P's age and poverty.
Initiator of the complaint spouse of the patient
Second initiator of the complaint patient
Attitude of the accused confessed
Action taken To reappear. No fine [yet].
Verdict guilty
Sentence None
Number of crimes 2