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SHACROFT, James

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

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James SHACROFT

Biography

Name James SHACROFT (SHALCROSSE)
Gender Male
Primary occupation medical surgeon (Surgeon. ?BSC 1634 (Shallcrosse))
Period of medical practice 1598-1634
Other notes Accused 1608. ??Died 1627.

Censorial hearings

5 Aug 1608
Entry S, a surgeon, was charged with administering medicine to Mrs Lingly of Foster Lane. At first he denied all except pills given on Dr Flud's instructions, and a gargle. Then he confessed a dietetic potion (? Guaiaci lib j. corticis eiusdem XI ij: sarsa parilla XI iiij: aquae font lib viij: Coq. ad. lib. sex.)
Action taken Deferred till next meeting.
Verdict case not completed
Number of crimes 1