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SMITH, Dr

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

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Dr SMITH

Biography

Name Dr SMITH
Gender Male
Period of medical practice 1620-1643
Address towards the Strand (1630), lying in Holborne (1632), in Holborn (1633).
Other notes Trouble 4 June 1630, 12 Nov 1630, 2 Nov 1632, 1 Feb 1633. Complained of by Dr Hincklow. Candidates: Francis / James / Samuel / Thomas / Wolfram.

Known London address

towards the Strand
Date 1630
Holborne / Holborn
Parish St Andrew Holborn
Ward Faringdon Without
Date 1632, 1633

Censorial hearings

4 June 1630
Entry Dr HINCKLOW (qv) reported that TAYLER (qv) had met by chance a certain Dr Smith who applied a plaster on the spleen of a sick man suffering with pleurisy.
Initiator of the complaint college member
Action taken ?
Verdict case not completed
Number of crimes 1
12 Nov 1630
Entry Dr HINCKLOW complained of a certain Dr Smith who lived towards the Strand. S was summoned to H's patient Mr Fen, an embroiderer, who was delirious with fever. H had prescribed vesicatories and pigeons with feet (*). S gave a soporific pill and Fen died a few hours later.
Initiator of the complaint college member
Action taken ?
Verdict case not completed
Number of crimes 1
2 Nov 1632
Entry 'Ther is complaynte made of one Dr. Smith lying in Holborne.'
Action taken ?
1 Feb 1633
Entry A certain Dr Smith in Holborn was to be summoned as was Mr Buggs.
Action taken To be summoned.
Verdict case not completed