BROWNE, John

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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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'BROWNE, John', Physicians and Irregular Medical Practitioners in London 1550-1640: Database (2004). URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=17275 Date accessed: 24 October 2014.


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John BROWNE

Biography

NameJohn BROWNE
GenderMale
Primary occupationmedical apothecary (Apothecary)
Period of medical practice1604-1624
AddressClerkenwell 1640. ??High Holborn 1614.
Other notesTrouble 1614. Charter member of SA 1617. Another JB freed SA 1655. 2 others apprenticed 1663 & 1664.

Known London address

Clerkenwell
Date1640
High Holborn (?)
ParishSt Andrew Holborn
WardFaringdon Without
Date1614

Censorial hearings

7 Oct 1614
EntryB, an apothecary, confessed that he had treated Simonds, but said that it had been Mr GOOCH 330 (q.v.)'s prescription.
Action takenB to reappear with G. See next.
Number of crimes1
4 Nov 1614
EntryB appeared without Mr GOOCH 330 (q.v.).
Action takenB to reappear with G.
Verdictcase not completed
Number of crimes1
30 May 1625
Entry'Browne an apothecarie' was implicated in the death of Edward Reve, servant of the Earl of Hertford. R had been anointed with a noxious ointment, but not necessarily by B.
Initiator of the complaintfriend/neighbour/acquaintance of the patient
Second initiator of the complaintfriend/neighbour/acquaintance of the patient
Third initiator of the complaintfriend/neighbour/acquaintance of the patient
Action taken?Exonerated.
Verdictinnocent


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