GYLE, John

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Institute of Historical Research

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Margaret Pelling, Frances White

Year published

2004

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'GYLE, John', Physicians and Irregular Medical Practitioners in London 1550-1640: Database (2004). URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=17497 Date accessed: 02 September 2014.


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John GYLE

Biography

NameJohn GYLE (GUILE)
GenderMale
Primary occupationmedical surgeon (Surgeon)
Period of medical practice1572-1597
Other notesIn trouble 1582 & 1587.

Censorial hearings

9 April 1582
Entry'John Gyle, the surgeon who was accused of malpractices in medicine, appeared: he was convicted partly on the evidence of witnesses and partly by his own confession and was committed to the Counter prison and fined £20.'
Attitude of the accusedconfessed
Action takenImprisoned in the Counter and fined £20.
Verdictguilty
SentenceImprisoned in the Counter and fined £20
25 June 1582
Entry'In this Comitia John Gyle appeared who confirmed and confessed that he had prescribed a certain diet for Acton, Porter and Thornton and openly boasted of his skill in that part of medicine, flourishing his knowledge, and answering all questions with insolence; he asserted that he could lawfully practise that section of medicine without permission from the College and that he would do so in future: because of this, and his insolence, ignorance and malpractice in medicine, he was committed to the Counter prison.'
Action takenImprisoned in the Counter.
Verdictguilty
SentenceImprisoned in the Counter
10 Nov 1587
EntryThe College decided to make enquiries about G.
Attitude of the accusedabsent
Action takenEnquiries to be made.
1 Dec 1587
EntryG was ordered to appear at the next meeting.
Attitude of the accusedabsent
Action takenTo appear.
Verdictcase not completed


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