CHAPPELL, Bartholomew

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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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'CHAPPELL, Bartholomew', Physicians and Irregular Medical Practitioners in London 1550-1640: Database (2004). URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=17307 Date accessed: 23 September 2014.


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Bartholomew CHAPPELL

Biography

NameBartholomew CHAPPELL
GenderMale
Primary occupationmedical physician (Medicus = practitioner of physic)
Period of medical practice1585-1606
AddressLondon till 1597 then Plymouth Devon c.1603->
Other notesTrouble 1595-6. Lord Treasurer et alii on his side. See Raach p.200 & D & C, Notes & Queries 13 (1925) p.237.

Censorial hearings

April 1595
EntryC appeared. Had practised illegally.
Action takenFined 4 marks. Bond required under penalty of £5.
Verdictguilty
SentenceFined 4 marks and bound for £5
26 June 1595
EntryC was summoned.
Attitude of the accusedabsent
Action takenSummoned. See next.
16 July 1595
EntryLetters were received from the Lord Treasurer, Lord Shandois and Lord Hungerford on behalf of C.
Pressure applied by Collegeyes
Action takenDeferred.
17 Oct 1595
EntryC appeared and was examined. He claimed to have read all the works of Galen and Hippocrates, and to have studied medicine for 25 years. However, he showed no great knowledge of any of Galen's works. Since the Lord Treasurer vouched for him, it was agreed to let him practise if accompanied by one of the Fellows. But he was not granted a Licence.
Attitude of the accusedasked for College membership
Pressure applied by Collegeyes
Action takenAllowed to practise if accompanied by a FRCP. No Licence.
7 Nov 1595
EntryC appeared and was examined on medicine and philosophy. He showed such 'absurd ignorance' that he was forbidden altogether to practise.
Attitude of the accusedasked for College membership
Action takenForbidden to practise.
6 Aug 1596
EntryC was summoned and accused. He gave no reply. His show of learning lacked style, subjects and medical knowledge. Still, since the Countess of Warwick supported him, it was agreed to overlook his previous penalties - but only on condition that he was not found practising again.
Attitude of the accuseddefiant
Pressure applied by Collegeyes
Action takenLet off his previous fines on condition that he practise no more.
1 Oct 1596
EntryC was summoned.
Attitude of the accusedabsent
Action takenSummoned.
14 Oct 1596
EntryC was bound over on bond of £40 not to practise after 1 May 1597.
Action takenBound over on bond of £40 not to practise after 1 May 1597.
Verdictguilty
SentenceBound for £40 not to practise after 1 May 1597


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