NAPKIN, Hugh

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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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'NAPKIN, Hugh', Physicians and Irregular Medical Practitioners in London 1550-1640: Database (2004). URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=17671 Date accessed: 24 November 2014.


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Hugh NAPKIN

Biography

NameHugh NAPKIN (NAPKINE, NAPKYN)
GenderMale
Primary occupationmedical barber-surgeon (Barber-surgeon. BSC 1623-31)
Period of medical practice1617-1639
Date of deathSep 1639
AddressSt Botolph without Ald(ers)gate 1632-9
Other notesAccused 1627 1629. Bloom & James. ?Reln Henry N BSC 1617? (Or is this him?)

Known London address

St Botolph without Aldgate
ParishSt Botolph without Aldgate
WardPortsoken
Date1632-9

Censorial hearings

3 Feb 1627
EntryAn unnamed accuser said that N had given the wife of Jeames Staffesmore, of St Clement Danes, 3 pills for a pain in the head, had incised [her] in three places, then given three more pills. Her face and body had swollen.
Initiator of the complaintperson unconnected with the patient or the case
Action takenSee next.
Number of crimes1
16 Feb 1627
EntryN said he had only given pills to a woman after cutting her hair, and then only on Dr Rhead's advice.
Action takenSee next.
2 March 1627
EntryDr Rhead had written to confirm that the giving of pills was on his advice.
Attitude of the accusedmade an excuse
Action takenSee next.
6 April 1627
EntrySuit to be withdrawn if N paid the charges and abstained from practice in future. Dr Rhead undertook for him.
Action takenDismissed if he paid charges and abstained in future.
Verdictguilty
SentenceTo pay legal charges and abstain in future
16 Jan 1629
EntryN was charged regarding the late Mrs Wale.
Action takenCharged.
Verdictcase not completed
Number of crimes1


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