TURNER, William

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

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William TURNER


Name William TURNER
Gender Male
Primary occupation medical physician (MD) (Physician. Clergyman at Sevenoaks & Tilmanstone (Kent) 1614-44. ?Author)
Period of medical practice 1590-1644
Place of birth London (Son of John Turner of London)
Date of birth c. 1570
Date of death Apr 1644
Address Oxford 1584-94. Abroad 1594-1604. ?Fetter Lane 1604-14. Sevenoaks 1614-44.
Other notes Ox 1584. ?MA Cantab 1590 incorp Ox 1602. MB Ox 1604. Accused 1606. Examined & rejected 1606. MD Ox 1608 incorp Ca 1609. ?FRCP?

Known London address

Fetter Lane (?)
Ward Faringdon Without
Date 1608-14

Censorial hearings

1 Aug 1606
Entry T, BM Oxon, had practised in London for 2 years. Asked for his authority to practise, he replied, 'that of the University and then of the city because he was a citizen.' The College explained that this was insufficient and T agreed to be judged. He was ordered to attend for examination at the next meeting and to abstain from practice in the meantime.
Action taken To be examined next time.
3 Oct 1606
Entry T was examined and unanimously rejected.
Attitude of the accused asked for College membership
Action taken Rejected after first examination.
7 Nov 1606
Entry T was examined, but his learning was still found insufficient.
Attitude of the accused asked for College membership
Action taken Rejected again after second examination.
Verdict guilty
Sentence Rejected as Collmem. To abstain
2 June 1609
Entry [Collbiz.]