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RAMSEY, Joan

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

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Joan RAMSEY

Biography

Name Joan RAMSEY
Gender Female
Primary occupation medical (Midwife)
Period of medical practice 1620-1640
Other notes Confessed 1630. Forgiven.

Censorial hearings

8 Jan 1630
Entry R, a midwife, confessed that she had given bryony roots in white wine to the wife of one Cerdon. The patient had vomited, purged and died.
Attitude of the accused confessed
Action taken Deferred.
Number of crimes 1
5 Feb 1630
Entry R was not charged.
Action taken Forgiven.
Verdict case not completed
Number of crimes 1