HALSEY, 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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'HALSEY, John', Physicians and Irregular Medical Practitioners in London 1550-1640: Database (2004). URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=17505 Date accessed: 29 July 2014.


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John HALSEY

Biography

NameJohn HALSEY (HALLCE, HAULSEE, HAULSLEY)
GenderMale
Primary occupationmedical physician (university education) (Physician. F of Trinity (Oxon) 1565)
Period of medical practice1578-1598
Date of birthc.1540
Other notesBA 1561 MA 1565. Trinity, Oxon. Confessed to practice 1588. Was offered LRCP 1588, but gave bond not to practise instead.

Censorial hearings

3 May 1588
EntryH, an MA of Oxford (of 1565), confessed to practising medicine for several years in the City. He was being detained at the command of the Queen and the Ecclesiastical Commissioners. He asked for leniency, as he intended to leave London.
Action takenSee next.
25 June 1588
EntryIt was decided that if H remained in London then he would have to pay £10 for his previous practice and for a licence to practise in future. Meantime he must give a pledge for £20.
Attitude of the accusedsubmitted to the College
Action takenTo give bond or pledge of £20 against future unlicensed practice
23 Dec 1588
EntryH confessed that he had practised medicine. He was given the choice of a fine of £20 and paying for future licence, or to give a bond of £100 not to practise, or to be imprisoned. He gave bond of £100.
Action takenGave bond of £100 to abstain.
Verdictguilty
SentenceBond of £100 to abstain
4 July 1595
EntryMr. Halsey because of his practice of medicine against the laws of the Kingdom and the liberties of the College was fined 3l. 6s. 8d. to be paid between the first day of August and All Saints Day.
Action takenFined £3 6s. 8d.
Verdictguilty
SentenceFined £3 6s. 8d.


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