HOBS, Thomas

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Institute of Historical Research

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Margaret Pelling, Frances White

Year published

2004

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'HOBS, Thomas', Physicians and Irregular Medical Practitioners in London 1550-1640: Database (2004). URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=17544 Date accessed: 24 September 2014.


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Thomas HOBS

Biography

NameThomas HOBS (HOBBES)
GenderMale
Primary occupationmedical barber-surgeon (Barber-surgeon. BSC 1597-9)
Period of medical practice1577-1600
Date of deathc.1600
AddressSt Michael Queenhithe 1600
Other notesConfessed 1587 1588. See Bloom & James (Bishop of London's lic 1594).

Known London address

St Michael Queenhithe
ParishSt Michael Queenhithe
WardQueenhithe
Date1600

Censorial hearings

8 March 1588
EntryH, formerly the servant of Pumfret and Bodley, confessed that he had given pulvis sanctus to Tom (or Tan?) Field. He asked for mercy and was treated leniently.
Action takenTreated leniently.
Verdictguilty
SentenceTreated leniently
Number of crimes1
25 Oct 1588
EntryH had advised a meagre diet for Edward Cave, and had given him an ointment.
Action taken?
Verdictcase not completed
Number of crimes1


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