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POWELL, 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 POWELL

Biography

Name Mistress POWELL (ARUNDELL)
Gender Female
Marital status Married 1594 (Wife of Roger POWELL = 597, 1594. Husband: medical, Impostor)
Primary occupation non-medical (Wife of Roger Powell impostor 597)
Period of medical practice 1584-1621
Other notes True name Arundell? Accused 1594 1611. ?Reln of Daniel Arundell physician?

Censorial hearings

30 Sep 1594
Entry P, wife of the 'remarkable and well-known impostor' Roger POWELL (597, qv), was accused by Roger Mackwell. She was to be arrested and brought to the next comitia.
Initiator of the complaint person unconnected with the patient or the case
Attitude of the accused absent
Action taken To be arrested and brought to the next comitia.
Verdict case not completed
Number of crimes 1
12 April 1611
Entry Hodgeson, a farrier, appeared on behalf of 'Powell's wife'.
Attitude of the accused absent
Action taken ?
Verdict case not completed