PHILLIPS, Edward or Edmund

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

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Edward or Edmund PHILLIPS


Name Edward or Edmund PHILLIPS
Gender Male
Primary occupation medical apothecary (Charter member & 1st Master of SA 1617. Alderman. Apothecary to Prince Charles 1604. Tobacco-garbler 1620.)
Period of medical practice 1588-1634
Date of birth ?c.1568
Date of death after 1634
Other notes Told not to prescribe 1588. Later famous.

Censorial hearings

7 June 1588
Entry P, apothecary, confessed that he had given purgative medicines, but never without the advice of Dr Atkins. He promised to desist from medical practice.
Action taken ?Dismissed on promise to abstain
Verdict innocent
25 June 1633
Entry 'The President complayned that Mr. Philipps senior Apothecarye, did vse him selfe most insolentlye towards him, which the Colledge thought fitt not bee suffered. yett nothing hath bine done therin.'
Action taken None. [Planning measures to curb the apothecaries.]