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WHETLYE, Thomas

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

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Thomas WHETLYE

Biography

Name Thomas WHETLYE (WHEATLEY, WHETLEY, WHETLEY)
Gender Male
Primary occupation medical apothecary (Apothecary)
Period of medical practice 1612-1650
Other notes Accused 1622-4 1627 1640. See Josiah WOTTON (824) & Whittet letter.

Known London address

Aldermanbury
Parish St Mary Aldermanbury
Ward Cripplegate (Within & Without)
Date 1639

Censorial hearings

6 Sep 1616
Entry Mr. Thomas Hicks was asked where the box of theriaca Andromache brought away from his shop came from. He replied that it was purchased from Mr. Whetlye. But the President reported that the reply of his servants was that it had come from Dr. Moor. Either way it was to be restored.
Initiator of the complaint college member
Action taken None.
Verdict case not completed
3 Jan 1640
Entry W appeared and confessed to all accusations.
Attitude of the accused confessed
Action taken ?
Verdict case not completed
29 Nov 1622
Entry W, apothecary, was accused of making medicines for SAVERY (653, qv). He denied it.
Attitude of the accused denied
Action taken To reappear.
Number of crimes 1
19 Dec 1622
Entry W's servant, John HIDE, was questioned. He said that George HAUGHTON (qv) used to intercept the bills which SAVERYE, an irregular, sent to W. He (HIDE?) therefore took the bills, sent for drugs and made S's medicines himself (?).
Action taken ?
Verdict case not completed
9 May 1623
Entry George BUTLER (qv) confessed that he had had medicines made at Mr. WHETLYE's ye apothecarie. He also used John THOMAS (qv), and between them the two apothecaries had £100 p.a. from him for medicines.
Action taken ?
15 Dec 1623
Entry W was asked to reappear.
Action taken To reappear.
16 Dec 1623
Entry W appeared 'against' (presum = accused by) Mr Barton, Shepard, Harris, Christie, Shrine, Cook, Morecroft, all apothecaries. W said that cassis lignea was good for the theriaca Andromache.
Initiator of the complaint other medical practitioner
Second initiator of the complaint other medical practitioner
Third initiator of the complaint other medical practitioner
Action taken ?
2 June 1624
Entry 6 apothecaries reported against W.
Initiator of the complaint other medical practitioner
Second initiator of the complaint other medical practitioner
Third initiator of the complaint other medical practitioner
Action taken ?
Verdict case not completed
4 May 1627
Entry THOMAS (731, qv) charged W's successors with supplying BUTLER (135, qv).
Action taken ?
Verdict case not completed
2 Nov 1639
Entry Josiah WOTTON (824, qv), accused, said that W had sold him the medicine. He said that W, apothecary of Aldermanbury, gave bread to eat (inscribed) as well as medicine.
Initiator of the complaint other medical practitioner
Action taken ?
Verdict case not completed
Number of crimes 1