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VINTNER, The elder

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

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The elder VINTNER

Biography

Name The elder VINTNER
Gender Male
Primary occupation medical physician (Practitioner of physic)
Period of medical practice 1620-1650
Date of death old in 1638
Address St John Street 1640
Other notes Accused 1630, 1631, 1633, 1638, 1640. See also ROE.

Known London address

St John Street
Date 1640

Censorial hearings

5 March 1630
Entry Mrs Wynforde accused V of causing the death of her master, John Elliot, who had died in May 1629 after 10 weeks of V's treatment. Eliz. Cully corroborated, and said that V had also given vomits to her, to Anna Buckock and to Elliot's wife.
Initiator of the complaint friend/neighbour/acquaintance of the patient
Second initiator of the complaint friend/neighbour/acquaintance of the patient
Action taken ?
Verdict case not completed
Number of crimes 4
4 March 1631
Entry Dr Crooke said that V had given medicines to Mr Dagges.
Initiator of the complaint college member
Action taken ?
Verdict case not completed
Number of crimes 1
2 Nov 1633
Entry Dr Fludd and Dr Spicer were to send a letter to Lord Chamberlain to the Queen, complaining of V and of Thomas TURNER (754, qv). It was reported that V had practised on Lady Bennett and on Mr Attorney's man.
Initiator of the complaint college member
Second initiator of the complaint college member
Action taken Letter to be sent to Lord Chamberlain complaining of V.
Verdict guilty
Sentence Letter to be sent to Lord Chamberlain complaining of V
Number of crimes 2
23 Dec 1633
Entry Dr Crooke said that V had treated Mrs Garland of Coleman Street.
Initiator of the complaint college member
Verdict case not completed
6 July 1638
Entry V, 'advanced in years', could not deny practice. He claimed to be MD Cantab, then recanted and accused Dr Wright of speaking against great men. He admitted applying a plaster of burgundy pitch benzoin and storax to the spleen. A letter was received from Kirk of the bedchamber on his behalf.
Pressure applied by College yes
Action taken To reappear with his certificate from Cambridge.
Verdict case not completed
Number of crimes 1
7 Feb 1640
Entry Ann Clarke of St Giles Cripplegate accused V, of St John's Street, of treating her husband John Clarke for a surfeit and jaundice, for £20. Ellen Tomson of St Sepulchre was a witness.
Initiator of the complaint spouse of the patient
Second initiator of the complaint person unconnected with the patient or the case
Action taken ?
Number of crimes 1
6 March 1640
Entry 'Mr. Peniall was appointed to bringe in Mr. Vintner the elder the 2 friday in Aprill.'
Attitude of the accused absent
Action taken To appear on the second Friday in April.
Verdict case not completed