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TANNER, Robert

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

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Robert TANNER

Biography

Name Robert TANNER
Gender Male
Primary occupation medical physician (Practitioner of physic)
Period of medical practice 1579-1599
Other notes Accused 18 Dec 1589. Showed Archbishop of Canterbury's Licence but was still forbidden to practise.

Censorial hearings

18 Dec 1589
Entry T appeared and showed letters patent sealed with the seal of the Archbishop of Canterbury, which he claimed gave him the authority to practise. The letters had been obtained from Lord Hartwell. T had been examined by Dr Aubrey. 'The man was completely illiterate and as distinguished for ignorance as for arrogance.'
Attitude of the accused made an excuse
Pressure applied by College yes
Action taken Forbidden to practise.
Verdict guilty
Sentence Forbidden to practise