OWEN, Francis


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Margaret Pelling, Frances White

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'OWEN, Francis', Physicians and Irregular Medical Practitioners in London 1550-1640: Database (2004). URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=17685 Date accessed: 28 November 2014.


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Francis OWEN


NameFrancis OWEN
Primary occupationmedical physician (university education) (Physician)
Period of medical practice1627-1648
AddressWestminster 1635
Other notes?Ca 1623 BA 1627? MA Cantab by 1634? Accused 1634 1635 1638. Forbidden.

Known London address


Censorial hearings

10 Jan 1634
EntryO gave Mrs Jeane Bucher pills (after she had been to FRYER 299, qv), which he had from Captain BRADSHAW (qv, 112). O was MA Cantab and was commended by Mrs Beaumont of Southwark. [or the pills were - card is not clear.]
Action taken?
Verdictcase not completed
Number of crimes1
5 June 1635
EntryCaptain Withers said that O, of Westminster, calling himself Doctor and having practised for many years (as Mr Bell knew), had treated Mr Price, Mr Manley's man, and another. O denied all.
Initiator of the complaintperson unconnected with the patient or the case
Attitude of the accuseddenied
Action takenTo reappear and be further examined.
Verdictcase not completed
Number of crimes2
9 Feb 1638
EntryO was reprehended and undertook to abstain until he was allowed to practise.
Attitude of the accusedsubmitted to the College
Action takenPromised to abstain until allowed (i.e. LRCP?)
SentenceTo abstain until licensed

OWEN, Edward
OWEN, Rebecca