HARRIS, ?Edward


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Margaret Pelling, Frances White

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'HARRIS, ?Edward', Physicians and Irregular Medical Practitioners in London 1550-1640: Database (2004). URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=17512 Date accessed: 29 November 2014.


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?Edward HARRIS


Name?Edward HARRIS
Primary occupationmedical physician (Practitioner of physic)
Period of medical practice1614-1641
AddressBow Lane 1624
Other notesIn trouble 1624, 1630 (Edward), 1631. ?=Thomas H, BS (Bloom & James)? ?=Ralph H, BS? ?=Jasper H, Warden BSC?
Medical specialitiesr

Known London address

Bow Lane
ParishSt Mary Aldermary
WardCordwainer Street

Censorial hearings

23 Jan 1624
EntryDr Wilson accused H of Bow Lane.
Initiator of the complaintcollege member
Attitude of the accusedabsent
Action takenTo appear.
Verdictcase not completed
5 Feb 1630
EntryHenry DICKMAN 225, accused by Frederick Porter, said that the turbinth mineral pills he'd given P had been prescribed by EH, a surgeon, who lived in the neighbourhood called Smithfield. He also said that EH had been with the patient before he began to take the pills.Porter denied this but agreed that D had brought H to him on two occasions and (he - D or H?) asked for money.
Initiator of the complaintother medical practitioner
Attitude of the accusedabsent
Action takenH to be summoned to the next Minora Comitia.
5 March 1630
EntryMr. Harris confessed that he had supplied DICKMAN with the pills, but denied that he had prescribed them or knew who they were for or had taken money for them. D agreed all this.
Attitude of the accusedmade an excuse
Action takenH exonerated, presumably?
17 Oct 1631
EntryH was accused and denied practice.
Attitude of the accuseddenied
Action takenWarned to abstain.
Verdictcase not completed