BERNADINUS, Philip

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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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'BERNADINUS, Philip', Physicians and Irregular Medical Practitioners in London 1550-1640: Database (2004). URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=17231 Date accessed: 22 July 2014.


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Philip BERNADINUS

Biography

NamePhilip BERNADINUS
GenderMale
Primary occupationnon-medical (Merchant??)
Period of medical practice1598-1618
Place of birthItalian
Addressnear Tower and Tower Hill 1608
Other notesTrouble 1608. Knows SAPORANUS 651 & FLEMING 273 (Italian merchants) qqv.

Known London address

near Tower and Tower Hill
ParishTower Liberty = St Peter ad Vincula (in the Bailey)
WardTower (Street)
Date1608

Censorial hearings

25 July 1608
EntryB claimed to be only the middle man, handing over 'archi-catharticum' left by SAPORANUS 651 & FLEMING 273 (qv) at his house, to those who asked for it. Denied bringing it into England for profit. Said that 50 paper charms he had had been passed to him by a merchant. Confessed to giving one dose to a patient near the Tower. Said that most of these charges concerned 'a certain absent servant'.
Action takenBound for £40 to attend next time with charms, `a-c' & 2 servants.
Number of crimes3
5 Aug 1608
EntrySAPORANUS 651 & FLEMING 273, the Italian merchants, appeared but B was not with them. They brought 41 doses of cathartic & charms.
Attitude of the accusedabsent
Action takenPostponed because of the absence of B. See below.
Number of crimes1
12 Aug 1608
EntryB appeared with SAPORANUS 651 & FLEMING 273, and confessed to selling the cathartic. Said that the man of Tower Hill greatly benefited from the dose. Said that if he had distributed those 50 doses, another thousand or two would have had to be imported.
Attitude of the accusedconfessed
Action takenFined £20 and imprisoned till he paid.
Verdictguilty
SentenceFined £20 and imprisoned till he paid it
Number of crimes1