ANTHONY, John

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Margaret Pelling, Frances White

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2004

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'ANTHONY, John', Physicians and Irregular Medical Practitioners in London 1550-1640: Database (2004). URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=17175 Date accessed: 23 October 2014.


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John ANTHONY

Biography

NameJohn ANTHONY
GenderMale
Primary occupationmedical physician (MD) (Physician. Author (relig & med) , e.g. of LUCAS REDIVIVUS 1654.)
Period of medical practice1613-1655
Place of birthLondon (Son of Francis ANTHONY, 19)
Date of birth1585
Date of death28 Apr 1655
AddressBarts Close 1625-55. Bur St Barts the Great 1655
Other notesCa 1608 MA 1612 MB 1613 MD 1619. Trouble 1623. Connived at 1626 (NOT LRCP). Duke of Richmond (Lennox) his patron. ?Abbot's Register c.1632. NOT apoth freed 1646.

Known London address

Cursitors Alley, St Andrews Holborn (?)
ParishSt Andrew Holborn
WardFaringdon Without
Date1655
Barts Close
ParishSt Bartholomew the Great (by the Priory)
WardFaringdon Without
Date1625-55
St Barts the Great, Smithfield
ParishSt Bartholomew the Great (by the Priory)
WardFaringdon Without
Date1655

Censorial hearings

22 Dec 1623
Entry[Collbiz.]
22 Dec 1634
Entry'Dr Winston ... desyreth to have [various people] cited to the Colledge, as also Dr Anthonye.'
Attitude of the accusedabsent
Action takenTo be summoned.
Verdictcase not completed
23 Jan 1624
Entry[Collbiz.]
4 March 1625
EntryIt was decided that Mr. Kellaway, Dr. Bartlett and Dr. Antony should be summoned.
Attitude of the accusedabsent
Action takenTo be summoned.
3 Feb 1626
EntryConfessed to practice for 2 years, but said that Moundeford 'bad him goe on in practise'. Examined for the first time & not approved. Asked about an unspecified fine. Declined further examinations because he knew his imperfections.
Attitude of the accusedconfessed
Pressure applied by Collegeyes
Action takenNot approved. ?Fined.
Verdictguilty
Sentence
3 March 1626
EntryAppeared and paid £8 with the request that he might be allowed to practise, & connived at.
Attitude of the accusedsubmitted to the College
Action takenConnived at on payment of £8.
7 Jan 1631
EntryDiscussed.
Attitude of the accusedabsent
Action takenTo be summoned.
Verdictcase not completed
13 April 1632
EntryAppeared about Lady Walsingham, who had smallpox. A gave her laudanum pills with the approval of Dr Moore. Dr DESPOTINE 223, an unlicensed foreign practitioner, was said to be involved, as was the apothecary Yardley. A had given almond milk and julep, and castor, saffron & oil of amber for 'fitt of the mother'. Accused Despotine of having caused Lady W's death (?).
Action takenForbidden to practise.
Number of crimes1
8 June 1632
EntryDr DESPOTINE appeared and was told that A had referred the death of Lady Walsingham to an emulsion of almonds prescribed by D. D admitted that he had been called [to the patient] after Dr MOORE and A, but denied that he had prescribed em. of alm. - he said it was castor.
Action taken?None to A. D was warned to be careful.
7 Dec 1632
EntryA was reminded that he was prohibited from practice. He sought the College's grace and promised to pay his fine.
Attitude of the accusedsubmitted to the College
Action takenDismissed.
Verdictguilty
SentenceForbidden to practise. Fined (?)


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