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ROGERS, Jane

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

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Jane ROGERS

Biography

Name Jane ROGERS
Gender Female
Period of medical practice 1590-1619
Date of death after 1609
Address ?Near Tower Hill 1600
Other notes Accused 1600 1609. Old in 1609.
Medical specialities Gynaecology, obstetrics

Known London address

near Tower Hill (?)
Parish Tower Liberty = St Peter ad Vincula (in the Bailey)
Ward Tower (Street)
Date 1600

Censorial hearings

7 March 1600
Entry Faith Brook, widow of Towerhill, accused R. 'She tooke a daughter of myne beeing with child, and gave her the ?inction, and afterwardes gave her nyne potions, and two purgations, one after the quickenyng, the other after her delivery.' R had taken 11s. for this.
Initiator of the complaint relative of the patient
Action taken ?
Verdict case not completed
Number of crimes 1
3 March 1609
Entry 'Jane R, an old woman who was sent away on account of her age, and prohibited from practising under a heavier penalty.'
Action taken Prohibited from practice under heavier penalty. Dismissed.
Verdict guilty
Sentence Prohibited from practice on pain of ?fine.