HOFMAN, John

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Institute of Historical Research

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Margaret Pelling, Frances White

Year published

2004

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'HOFMAN, John', Physicians and Irregular Medical Practitioners in London 1550-1640: Database (2004). URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=17548 Date accessed: 29 July 2014.


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John HOFMAN

Biography

NameJohn HOFMAN
GenderMale
Period of medical practice1616-1637
Place of birthGerman
Other notesTrouble 1626-7. German Protestant escaping persecution. Lord Conway was his patron.

Censorial hearings

10 Nov 1626
EntryMr Gilbourne accused H and promised to substantiate his accusation.
Initiator of the complaintcollege member
Action takenSee next (?)
19 Jan 1627
EntryA letter was received from 'the secretary Lord Conway' on H's behalf. Drs Atkins, Giffard and Harvey would take the reply.
Pressure applied by Collegeyes
Action takenReply to be taken to Lord Conway.
3 Feb 1627
EntryLord Conway's letter (dated 13 Jan 1627) was given. It said that H was a Protestant escaping persecution, and invoked the King's injunction to welcome such people.
Pressure applied by Collegeyes
Action taken? (See previous.)
25 June 1627
EntryGibourne (sic) accused H.
Initiator of the complaintperson unconnected with the patient or the case
Action taken?
Verdictcase not completed


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