MARTYN, 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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'MARTYN, John', Physicians and Irregular Medical Practitioners in London 1550-1640: Database (2004). URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=17643 Date accessed: 29 August 2014.


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John MARTYN

Biography

NameJohn MARTYN (MARTIN, RHAMNEIRUS)
GenderMale
Primary occupationmedical physician (university education) (Professor of physic and chirurgery)
Period of medical practice1613-1637
AddressAt the sign of the Ball 1626
Other notesAccused 1626-7. Ca 1626. ?BA. ?Presum not JM BSC 1614-33. ?MB Cantab 1634 (Raach p.225). Identity problems.

Known London address

At the sign of the Ball
Date1626

Censorial hearings

10 Nov 1626
EntryM, of the Sign of the Ball, was accused by Dr Spicer. He confessed to blooding Mr Hog's maid of Bethnall Green, and to giving Hog 3 gr. Mercurius vitae in conserve of roses (1626), which vomited and purged. It was made by Mr. Smith, Old Bailey. M made many cordials, which kept him (?Hog) alive 3 days after Spicer's prognosis of death. He was of Kings College till BA but did only 4 months.
Initiator of the complaintcollege member
Attitude of the accusedconfessed
Action taken?Deferred (see next).
Number of crimes2
1 Dec 1626
EntryM was charged by Dr Spicer and by Soare, surgeon (?=689, qv). William Kempe of Bednall and his wife were brought as witnesses [for whom?].
Initiator of the complaintcollege member
Second initiator of the complaintother medical practitioner
Action takenM to pay the legal costs.
Verdictguilty
SentenceTo pay the legal costs (see next - £5 7s. 9d.)
5 Jan 1627
EntryM showed a petition and the President accepted £5 7s. 9d. for costs.
Action takenPresident accepted £5 7s. 9d. for costs.


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