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SYMINGS, John

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John SYMINGS

Biography

Name John SYMINGS (SIMONDS, SIMONS, STANHOUSE, SYMMMINGS, SYMONS, SYNINGES)
Gender Male
Primary occupation medical physician (MD) (F of New College 1538-48. Physician to Petre 1560)
Period of medical practice 1543-1588
Place of birth England (Eton, Buckinghamshire)
Date of birth c. 1518
Date of death 7 Jul 1588
Address Little St Barts (Smithfield) 1588
Other notes Fined 1553. FRCP 1555. Friend of Clowes & stepfather of John Donne (?)

Known London address

Little St Barts, Smithfield
Parish St Bartholomew the Less (the Hospital)
Ward Faringdon Without
Date 1588

College membership

Medical education (university) Oxford
Date of MD 1555
Degree incorporated into Oxford University Yes
Date became Fellow 18/10/1555
Date of Fellowship 1555-1588
Date elected censor 1556-1564
Date made Elect 1558
Date elected Consiliarius 1562-1570
Date elected President 1569-1572
Offices held Ce 1556-61,64. Co 1562-3,70. P 1569,72. Pro-President 1564
In trouble before membership Yes
Other notes MD Oxon by 18/10/1555. Fellow of New College.
Date of birth c.1518
Date of death 7 Jul 1588

Censorial hearings

2 April 1554
Entry 'The following were fined because they were practising medicine against the law of the realm: on 2 April, John Symings'
Action taken Fined.
Verdict guilty
Sentence Fined
18 Oct 1555
Entry 'John Symings, Doctor of Oxford, was admitted Fellow.'
Action taken FRCP.