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TURNER, Benjamin

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

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Benjamin TURNER

Biography

Name Benjamin TURNER
Gender Male
Period of medical practice 1630-1650
Address Bishops-gate street (1640)
Other notes Trouble 5 June 1640, 3 July 1640. See also George DUNN(E).

Known London address

Bishops-gate street
Ward Bishopsgate (Within & Without)
Date 1640

Censorial hearings

5 June 1640
Entry T of Bishops-gate street was accused of fluxing to death Mary Woodward of the parish of Little St Bartholomew. Dr Wright & Dr Bathurst gave details, and Mr George Dunn (chirurgian) 'witnessed the same.'
Initiator of the complaint college member
Second initiator of the complaint college member
Third initiator of the complaint patient
Attitude of the accused absent
Action taken To bee brought in the next censors day.
Number of crimes 1
3 July 1640
Entry T 'confessed hee used unguentum Neopolitanum and Emplastrum de ranis to ye ancles, knees and handes of Mary Woodward. Henry Keemes came in as an abettor, in whose house shee lay. sayinge that Mr. George Dunne gaue her physicke.'
Initiator of the complaint friend/neighbour/acquaintance of the patient
Action taken ?
Verdict innocent
Number of crimes 1