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PRICE, John

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

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John PRICE

Biography

Name John PRICE
Gender Male
Primary occupation medical physician (MD) (Physician)
Period of medical practice 1608-1631
Address Chancery Lane 1621 (prev Brussels & Rome)
Other notes Accused 1618, 1621 (MD Bologna). Asked for L 1628 but RC & unwilling to swear oath to King.

Known London address

Chancery Lane
Date 1621

Censorial hearings

6 Nov 1618
Entry P, who was MD of Bologna, though he had not been to Oxford or Cambridge, was charged with treating a Mr Smithe for 40s. He claimed ignorance.
Attitude of the accused made an excuse
Action taken P to bring his diploma, and be examined.
Verdict guilty
Sentence To be examined for College membership
Number of crimes 1
4 May 1621
Entry P, of Chancery Lane, was to be summoned.
Attitude of the accused absent
Action taken To be summoned.
Verdict case not completed
29 March 1626
Entry Listed as suspected Papist doctor.
Verdict case not completed
7 Dec 1627
Entry P came to ask for a licence. He admitted that he was a Catholic and asked for time to consider taking the oath to the king. He had practised in London for 10 years.
Action taken See next. (?To be licensed if he would take the oath?)
4 Jan 1628
Entry P asked for another month to consider the oath. He informed on the apothecary REVE (626, qv).
Action taken See next.
1 Feb 1628
Entry P appeared to press charges against REVE (626), and brought witnesses. Amidst mutual recriminations, it appeared that P had 'raved against Henry and Elizabeth, sovereigns of England, and against religion itself.' P was charged by Dr Clarke with ignorance and 'most common rank'. College unanimously demanded that he provide details of his livelihood.
Action taken To account for himself and his practice.
Verdict case not completed