ATKINSON, Christopher

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Institute of Historical Research

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Margaret Pelling, Frances White

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2004

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'ATKINSON, Christopher', Physicians and Irregular Medical Practitioners in London 1550-1640: Database (2004). URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=17182 Date accessed: 21 August 2014.


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Christopher ATKINSON

Biography

NameChristopher ATKINSON
GenderMale
Primary occupationmedical physician (MD) (Physician. F of Merton 1565-76)
Period of medical practice1570-1609
Place of birthLondon (of London)
Date of birthc. 1550
Other notesOx 156* BA 1565 MA 1570 incorp Ca 1573 MB MD Ox 1585. Trouble 1585. LRCP 22/12/1585. Trouble (pay) 1587 & 1589.

College membership

Date of BA1565
Date of MA1570
Medical education (university)Oxford
Medical education (years)15
MB1585
Date of MD1585
Degree incorporated into Cambridge UniversityYes
Date became Licentiate22/12/1585
In trouble before membershipYes
In trouble after membershipYes
Other notesOx 156*
Date of birthc.1550

Censorial hearings

12 Feb 1585
EntryAppeared and confessed to practising medicine.
Attitude of the accusedconfessed
Action takenFined 40s.
Verdictguilty
SentenceFined 40s
22 Dec 1585
EntryA, MD Oxon, was examined.
Action takenApproved and allowed to practise on payment of £4 p.a.
6 Oct 1587
EntryA was summoned but did not appear.
Attitude of the accusedabsent
Action taken?
10 Nov 1587
EntryA had refused to pay the money he owed the College over a long period.
Action takenTo be indicted.
25 June 1589
EntryA was still in arrears with payments.
Action takenTo be pressed to pay, & imprisoned if he did not.
Verdictguilty
SentenceTo pay arrears or go to prison


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