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WALKER, 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 WALKER

Biography

Name William WALKER
Gender Male
Primary occupation medical surgeon (Surgeon. BSC 1599-1631, Warden 1628. Haberdasher previously)
Period of medical practice 1599-1631
Date of death 1622 (??!!)
Address St Martin le Grand 1610. St Botolph Aldersgate 1608 1622
Other notes Examined 1610. Accused 1620 (deferred).

Known London address

St Martin le Grand
Parish St Leonard Foster Lane
Ward Aldersgate (Within & Without)
Date 1609
St Botolph Aldersgate
Parish St Botolph without Aldersgate
Ward Aldersgate (Within & Without)
Date 1608
St Botolph Aldersgate
Parish St Botolph without Aldersgate
Ward Aldersgate (Within & Without)
Date 1622

Censorial hearings

5 Oct 1610
Entry W, surgeon, was examined. See E.
Action taken Examined. See E.
9 Nov 1610
Entry W, surgeon, appeared. See E.
Action taken See E.
Verdict case not completed
2 June 1620
Entry Mr Morton accused W of treating one Jenkinson at Mr Archer's house, whom Dr Moore and Dr Chancey had refused. W had given pills and let blood, and J had died. W denied this, saying that he only let blood at Dr Moore's wish, and that J had the plague. Dr Clement charged W with practice on one Hopkins, which W also denied.
Initiator of the complaint person unconnected with the patient or the case
Second initiator of the complaint college member
Action taken To reappear.
Number of crimes 2
7 July 1620
Entry W was charged with giving pills and opening a vein. He confessed to 'external' blooding by Dr Moore's advice, and giving a conserve of red roses.
Action taken Deferred.
Verdict case not completed
Number of crimes 1