ROE alias VINTNER, Francis

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

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Francis ROE alias VINTNER


Name Francis ROE alias VINTNER (VINTNER)
Gender Male
Primary occupation medical physician (university education) (Physician. ?Lawyer (Son of empiric. Educated for the law))
Period of medical practice 1629-1657
Place of birth England (b Lewes, Sussex (son of John Roe))
Date of birth c.1606
Date of death 19 Sep 1657
Address St Botolph Aldgate (nr Whitechapel) 1639. Goring, Sussex, 1657.
Other notes Ca 1623. Clifford's Inn later. Accused 1639. Fined & imprisoned. Claimed to cure tympany! ?Cf George Roe?
Medical specialities tympany

Known London address

St Botolph Aldgate (near Whitechapel)
Parish St Botolph without Aldgate
Ward Portsoken
Date 1639

Censorial hearings

20 Sep 1639
Entry 'Mr. Vintner practiser of physick for 7 yeares in London as himself confessed.'
Attitude of the accused confessed
Action taken ?To appear.
2 Nov 1639
Entry R, of St Botolph parish, was accused by William Clarke of Whitechapel of bad practice on C's wife. R had claimed to have cured 40 people of tympany (e.g. Ingram's wife), and had charged £7 and £4 on completion. R said he was a physician and had been a student of Trinity College, Cantab, for a year or two, and had been instructed 'by his father meaninge Mr Vintner ye Emperick' (qv).
Initiator of the complaint spouse of the patient
Attitude of the accused confessed
Action taken See next.
Number of crimes 1
6 Dec 1639
Entry R was censured for giving Elatenium to Clarke's wife.
Initiator of the complaint spouse of the patient
Action taken Fined £10 and imprisoned.
Verdict guilty
Sentence Censured, fined £10 and imprisoned
Number of crimes 1