BARLOW, Edward


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Margaret Pelling, Frances White

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'BARLOW, Edward', Physicians and Irregular Medical Practitioners in London 1550-1640: Database (2004). URL: Date accessed: 21 October 2014.


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NameEdward BARLOW
Primary occupationmedical apothecary (Apothecary's servant 1581. Apothecary 1587. Writer.)
Period of medical practice1571-1597
Address? near Limehouse 1587
Other notesTrouble 1581 (servant of A Tyne), 1587 (partner of A Pett of Limehouse under Dr Edwards of Oxford).

Known London address

near Limehouse

Censorial hearings

1 Dec 1581
Entry'It was decided that the Comitia should be held in that place on the fifteenth day of the same month when the following should be summoned to appear: ... Edward Barlo, servant of Tyne, the apothecary...'
Attitude of the accusedabsent
Action takenTo be summoned for 15 December.
15 Dec 1581
Entry'It was decided that Barlo should attend the next Comitia when he could reply to the charges which would be made against him.'
Action takenOrdered to reappear.
22 Dec 1581
Entry'Edward Barlow the servant of Tyne the apothecary appeared. But a decision was delayed until the next Comitia at which he was ordered to appear to hear the charge made against him.'
Action takenOrdered to reappear.
Verdictcase not completed
14 May 1585
EntryAppeared and confessed to practice.
Attitude of the accusedconfessed
Action takenFined 20s.
SentenceFined 20s
2 June 1587
EntryB, now an apothecary, was accused of practice. Replied that he had merely prepared medicines according to the instructions of Dr Edwards of Oxford, in partnership with Mr Pett of Limehouse.
Attitude of the accuseddenied
Action taken?
Verdictcase not completed

BARKER, William