SCOTT, Richard

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

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Richard SCOTT


Name Richard SCOTT (SCOT)
Gender Male
Primary occupation medical physician (university education) (Physician)
Period of medical practice 1586-1592
Place of birth England (b Essex (`probably').)
Date of birth c. 1565
Date of death ?1592
Address Cliffords Inn 1587 1592
Other notes Ca 1583 BA 1587 MA 1590. Summoned 1587 1589 1590. Rejected. ELRCP on petition 25/9/1590. Forbidden 1591.

Known London address

Cliffords Inn
Parish St Dunstan in the West
Ward Faringdon Without
Date 1587-92

College membership

Date of BA 1587
Date of MA 1590
Date became Extra-Licentiate 25/09/1590
In trouble before membership Yes
Other notes Ca 1583.EL on petition.Ej 1591
Date of birth c.1565
Date of death ?1592

Censorial hearings

10 Nov 1587
Entry S, of Cliffords Inn, to be summoned.
Attitude of the accused absent
Action taken To be summoned.
1 Dec 1587
Entry Mr S, of Clifford's Inn, came with a fellow lawyer.
Action taken Decision postponed.
22 Dec 1587
Entry It was found that S (of Clifford's Inn)'s medical knowledge was inadequate.
Action taken To reappear.
Verdict case not completed
5 Dec 1589
Entry S was summoned.
Attitude of the accused absent
Action taken Summoned.
30 Jan 1590
Entry S appeared and was examined. He could answer hardly any questions.
Action taken Fined £5.
Verdict guilty
Sentence Fined £5
25 Sep 1590
Entry Upon the petition of S and his distinguished friends, it was decided to allow S to treat less severe diseases as long as he left others to the Fellows. To pay annual fine of 4 marks.
Pressure applied by College yes
Action taken ?Restricted LRCP for 4 marks p.a.
5 Nov 1591
Entry S was summoned.
Attitude of the accused absent
Action taken Summoned.
19 Nov 1591
Entry S was forbidden to practise.
Action taken Forbidden to practise.
Verdict guilty
Sentence Forbidden to practise. ?No longer LRCP?