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PREEST, Walter

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

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Walter PREEST

Biography

Name Walter PREEST (PREESTE, PREIST, PRIEST, PRIST)
Gender Male
Primary occupation medical surgeon (Surgeon. BSC 1602-13)
Period of medical practice 1595-1624
Other notes Confessed to giving purge on doctor's instructions 1605. Accused 1614.

Censorial hearings

12 July 1605
Entry P, a surgeon, confessed to giving a purge, but insisted it was on Dr Browne's authority.
Action taken Dismissed.
Verdict innocent
Number of crimes 1
14 Jan 1614
Entry P was charged by Robert Leake and Gilbert John, apothecaries.
Initiator of the complaint other medical practitioner
Second initiator of the complaint other medical practitioner
Action taken See next.
4 Feb 1614
Entry The accusations against P were recorded.
Action taken See next.
11 Feb 1614
Entry P, a surgeon, was charged.
Action taken See next.
18 Feb 1614
Entry The case against P was discussed.
Action taken See next.
4 March 1614
Entry P was fined 40s.
Action taken Fined 40s.
Verdict guilty
Sentence Fined 40s.