BANISTER, John

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Institute of Historical Research

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Margaret Pelling, Frances White

Year published

2004

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'BANISTER, John', Physicians and Irregular Medical Practitioners in London 1550-1640: Database (2004). URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=17202 Date accessed: 23 August 2014.


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John BANISTER

Biography

NameJohn BANISTER (BANESTER)
GenderMale
Primary occupationmedical physician (university education) (Court physician & surgeon. Author. BSC 1583-.)
Period of medical practice1573-1610
Place of birthEngland (?Bedford (nephew, son of brother Gabriel, lived there))
Date of birth1540
Date of death1610
AddressSt Olave Silver Street ?1610. Nottingham 1574.
Other notesMB & Lic Oxon 1573. Trouble 1587. LRCP at Q's request 1594. Friend of Clowes, Baker, Balthrop, Goodrus.

Known London address

St Olave Silver Street
ParishSt Olave Silver Street
WardAldersgate (Within & Without)
Date1594-1610

College membership

Medical education (university)Oxford
Date of license to practise1573
MB1573
Date became Licentiate15/02/1594
In trouble before membershipYes
Other notesLRCP at EI's request
Date of birth1540
Date of death1610

Censorial hearings

10 Nov 1587
EntrySummoned.
Attitude of the accusedabsent
Action taken?
1 Dec 1587
EntryCould not appear because he was treating Lord Lidcot and had been ordered by the Queen to restore him to health.
Attitude of the accusedabsent
Pressure applied by Collegeyes
Action taken?
22 Dec 1587
EntryDr Bayley wrote at the Queen's command, asking that Banister shd be allowed to practise medicine. College complained that it needed to maintain and preserve its privileges and needed the support of the court and the nobility in order to do this. Decided to send letters of supplication to various notables.
Attitude of the accusedabsent
Pressure applied by Collegeyes
Action takenLetters to be sent to Archbp of Cant, E of Leicester & Walsingham.
Verdictcase not completed
5 Nov 1591
EntrySummoned again.
Attitude of the accusedabsent
Action taken?
Verdictcase not completed
15 Feb 1594
EntryLetter was read from EI asking College to license B. He had practised surgery successfully & had always 'jointlie used the art of Physick with Chirurgery'. Wanted to end his life peacefully in London.
Attitude of the accusedabsent
Pressure applied by Collegeyes
Action takenLRCP, provided he asks College for help in dangerous diseases.


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