CHANDLER, John

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Institute of Historical Research

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Margaret Pelling, Frances White

Year published

2004

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'CHANDLER, John', Physicians and Irregular Medical Practitioners in London 1550-1640: Database (2004). URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=17306 Date accessed: 28 November 2014.


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John CHANDLER

Biography

NameJohn CHANDLER
GenderMale
Primary occupationnon-medical (Grocer. Member of Grocers' Company)
Period of medical practice1559-1579
Other notesAccused 1569.

Censorial hearings

28 Dec 1569
Entry'On 28 December John Chandler, grocer of Red Cross Street, was accused by that noble man George Gascoyne that he had given to his young son small pills covered with sugar which had harmed him: he replied that he did not know they had been sold by his wife. It was therefore decided that the President should summon the Master and Wardens of the Grocers and that the Queen should prohibit the sale of pills of this kind because of their harmful effect. This was done on the following day.'
Initiator of the complaintrelative of the patient
Action takenCollege to summon Master & Wardens of the Grocers Company.
Verdictguilty
SentenceCase referred to the Grocers Company
Number of crimes1


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