LAWTON, David

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Institute of Historical Research

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Margaret Pelling, Frances White

Year published

2004

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'LAWTON, David', Physicians and Irregular Medical Practitioners in London 1550-1640: Database (2004). URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=17615 Date accessed: 20 April 2014. Add to my bookshelf


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David LAWTON

Biography

NameDavid LAWTON (LAUGHTON)
GenderMale
Primary occupationnon-medical (Coppersmith / tinker)
Period of medical practice1545-1566
Other notesExamined & punished 1553 & 1555. MB Oxon 1555. RCP furious - said L illiterate - great row 1556. ?Husb of 475?

Censorial hearings

15 Feb 1553
Entry'The following were examined and rejected, ... David Lawton, a copper-smith:'
Action takenExamined and rejected.
Verdictguilty
SentenceRejected
1555-6
Entry'There were examined and punished ... David Lawton, a tinker'.
Action takenExamined and punished.
Verdictguilty
SentencePunished
11 Jan 1556
Entry'The University of Oxford was moderately rebuked by the College in a letter written by the President and sealed with the common seal, because Simon Ludford, an apothecary, and David Lawghton, a copper smith, both illiterate men, had received degrees in medicine.' (Text of letter given in Annals.)
Attitude of the accusedabsent
Action takenCollege wrote letter of complaint to Oxford University.
14 July 1556
EntryCollege sent letter to Pole, Commissioner ?for reform in? Oxford University, complaining about the admission of L and saying that he was illiterate & cd not decline 'corpus'.
Attitude of the accusedabsent
Action takenLetter written to Pole, Commissioner for Oxford University.
Verdictcase not completed