SPENCER, Ethelbert

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

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Ethelbert SPENCER


Name Ethelbert SPENCER
Gender Male
Primary occupation medical physician (MD) (Physician)
Period of medical practice 1589-1609
Place of birth England (Son of John of Chart, Sutton, Kent)
Date of birth c. 1565
Date of death ?1628
Address Cantab 1582-98. Ashford Kent c.1620 (Raach 242)
Other notes Ca 1582 BA 1586 MA 1589 MD 1598 incorp Ox. Ordered to desist 1596. Examined 1599 & rejected. ?Never re-examined.

Censorial hearings

3 Dec 1596
Entry S, MA Cantab, had lived in London and practised there for 5 years.
Attitude of the accused confessed
Action taken Ordered to desist.
Verdict guilty
Sentence Ordered to desist
2 April 1599
Entry Dr S, MD Cantab, admitted that he had practised for 5 years in London and presented himself for examination. He was found not very satisfactory.
Action taken To be re-examined in Michaelmas and forbidden to practise meanwhile
Verdict guilty
Sentence To abstain until re-examined in Michaelmas