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PLOMLEY, Mistress

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

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Mistress PLOMLEY

Biography

Name Mistress PLOMLEY (PLUMLEY)
Gender Female
Marital status Widowed 1607 (the widow Plomley of Redrith 1607. Husband: non-medical, Musician, Kings chapel)
Marital status (subsequent) Married 1608
Primary occupation non-medical (Widow 1607. ?Remarried 1608)
Period of medical practice 1597-1618
Address Redrith 1607
Other notes Accused 1607-8.

Known London address

Redrith
Date 1607

Censorial hearings

30 March 1607
Entry P was summoned but failed to appear.
Attitude of the accused absent
Action taken Failed to appear.
3 July 1607
Entry Widow P of Redrith failed to appear.
Attitude of the accused absent
Action taken Failed to appear.
6 Nov 1607
Entry James Milburne of Redrith said that P had agreed to cure Maria Googe for 60s. (30s. in advance) and had treated her for a month without improvement.
Initiator of the complaint person unconnected with the patient or the case
Action taken See next.
Number of crimes 1
4 Dec 1607
Entry P, summoned for the second time, failed to appear.
Attitude of the accused absent
Action taken Failed to appear.
19 Feb 1608
Entry P appeared to defend herself against Eliz. Googe's charge that the diet prescribed by P (for 30s. in advance 30s. later) had not worked. P said the fee was not for treatment but for the ingredients. Googe was described as 'querulous and peevish'. P's husband was one of the King's musicians serving in his chapel. This seemed to be a point in P's favour.
Initiator of the complaint patient
Attitude of the accused confessed
Action taken To repay 10s. Dismissed.
Verdict guilty
Sentence To repay patient's 10s.
Number of crimes 1