BOET, Arnold

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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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'BOET, Arnold', Physicians and Irregular Medical Practitioners in London 1550-1640: Database (2004). URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=17248 Date accessed: 02 October 2014.


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Arnold BOET

Biography

NameArnold BOET (BOATE, BOOT, BOOTIUS, BOTIUS, DE BOOT)
GenderMale
Primary occupationmedical physician (MD) (Physician. Author.)
Period of medical practice1630-1653
Place of birthGorinchem, Holland
Date of birth1606
Date of death1653
Address1630-6 London. 1636-44 Ireland. 1644-53 Paris.
Other notesTrouble 1632-4. Brother of Gerard BOET qv 96. Treated Ussher. Irish parliamentary physician.

Censorial hearings

17 Feb 1632
EntryBrother of Gerard/Gaspar BOET 96. Included in list of foreign unlicensed practitioners.
Initiator of the complaintcollege member
Attitude of the accusedabsent
Action taken?
Verdictcase not completed
3 July 1632
EntryDr Oxenbridge reported that BOET senior (96) was training a man in medicine for £10 p.a., and that Arnold BOET was doing the same.
Initiator of the complaintcollege member
Attitude of the accusedabsent
Action takenSummoned (see next).
Number of crimes1
4 July 1632
EntryB appeared. He said he was 25 years old, had been an MD for 3 years and had been in London for 2 years. Mr Lyon made up his medicines. He practised both from his house and by visiting. He denied accepting any payment from his servant and denied training him in medicine. He said that both he and his brother lived off a 'very rich inheritance'.
Action takenB prohibited from practice.
2 Nov 1632
EntryTo be sued.
Action takenTo be sued.
Verdictguilty
SentenceTo be sued
3 May 1633
EntryGeorge Brann of Bread Street said that his servant had gone to B, who gave him a purge of his own, which caused illness, and then a potion and a clyster. The man died. B admitted giving a purge of infusion of senna & ?mechoasan.
Initiator of the complaintfriend/neighbour/acquaintance of the patient
Attitude of the accusedabsent
Action takenBrann was advised to take the case to the Lord Chief Justice.
Verdictguilty
SentenceB to be prosecuted at law by the patient
Number of crimes1
30 Sep 1634
EntryDr Ramsye said that B gave a vomit to Mrs Sutor, the wife of the Prince's shoemaker, and 'ther and then reviled the College'.
Initiator of the complaintcollege member
Attitude of the accusedabsent
Action taken?
Verdictcase not completed
Number of crimes1


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