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VAN LO, Hans or John

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Hans or John VAN LO

Biography

Name Hans or John VAN LO (LO, LOO, LOW, VAN LOO, VAN LOW, VAN LOWE)
Gender Male
Primary occupation medical surgeon (Surgeon. BSC 1601-16)
Period of medical practice 1601-1630
Place of birth Dutch (?from Rostock)
Address England 1594. Mark Lane 1617 (?)
Other notes Accused 1620. Warned.

Known London address

Mark Lane (?)
Parish St Olave Hart Street
Ward Tower (Street)
Date 1617

Censorial hearings

4 Feb 1620
Entry Richard Alderson complained that V had treated him for 50s. with purges and sudorifics and mineral pills, had given a clyster and opened a vein. V confessed, but pleaded ignorance.
Initiator of the complaint patient
Action taken Warned. See next.
Number of crimes 1
3 March 1620
Entry V claimed to have cured Alderson of the French pox; but unfortunately it returned, so Alderson went to Dr Goulston. V promised to refund the 50s. as the cure had failed.
Initiator of the complaint patient
Action taken Not fined as first offence, but ordered to abstain.
Verdict guilty
Sentence To abstain and refund patient's money. Promised to do so.
Number of crimes 1