AUSTEN, -

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Institute of Historical Research

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Margaret Pelling, Frances White

Year published

2004

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'AUSTEN, - ', Physicians and Irregular Medical Practitioners in London 1550-1640: Database (2004). URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=17188 Date accessed: 17 September 2014.


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Biography

NameAUSTEN
GenderFemale
Marital statusWidowed 1594 (Widow 1594)
Period of medical practice1584-1604
Other notesTrouble 1594 (Widow).

Censorial hearings

7 June 1594
EntryMrs Bate of Radrief complained that 'the old widow Austen' had undertaken to cure her husband, Edward Bate, for 20s. He died, but A took certain domestic utensils in lieu.
Initiator of the complaintspouse of the patient
Attitude of the accusedabsent
Action takenSee below.
Number of crimes1
5 July 1594
EntryA appeared and admitted that she had practised in London for many years and had given internal purgation potions, especially carecostin and laureola, to more than 100 men.
Action takenFined 40s. and forbidden to practise on pain of prison.
Verdictguilty
SentenceFined 40s. and forbidden to practise


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