SLATER, Nicholas

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

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Nicholas SLATER


Name Nicholas SLATER
Gender Male
Primary occupation medical surgeon (Surgeon. Apprentice to Mr Gerard 1616)
Period of medical practice 1606-1637
Address Ware Herts 1627
Other notes Accused 1616 & 1627.

Censorial hearings

4 Oct 1616
Entry S, a surgeon, apprentice to Mr Gerard, was alleged to have given Jone Cottman (wife of Thomas C) a green powder, menses mouendos, vomit pills, laudano anodyno (for rest), and turbinth mineral; also to have let her blood - all for 16s. 6d. S was said to inspect urine, and to have treated Midlediche's man & Mrs Salter. He denied much of this.
Attitude of the accused denied
Action taken To reappear.
Verdict case not completed
Number of crimes 3
28 June 1627
Entry S, surgeon, of Ware, was accused by Mrs Williams of Petworth, who was staying at Mr Bolton's in Hosier Lane. She said S had given Bolton lettice water and sugar and pills, but B had died that night, and S had made off. S had been known to Peter Roswell and his wife, of Foster Lane, for 20 years. S was not present.
Initiator of the complaint friend/neighbour/acquaintance of the patient
Attitude of the accused absent
Action taken ?
Verdict case not completed
Number of crimes 1