SHACROFT, James

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Institute of Historical Research

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Margaret Pelling, Frances White

Year published

2004

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'SHACROFT, James', Physicians and Irregular Medical Practitioners in London 1550-1640: Database (2004). URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=17791 Date accessed: 26 October 2014.


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James SHACROFT

Biography

NameJames SHACROFT (SHALCROSSE)
GenderMale
Primary occupationmedical surgeon (Surgeon. ?BSC 1634 (Shallcrosse))
Period of medical practice1598-1634
Other notesAccused 1608. ??Died 1627.

Censorial hearings

5 Aug 1608
EntryS, a surgeon, was charged with administering medicine to Mrs Lingly of Foster Lane. At first he denied all except pills given on Dr Flud's instructions, and a gargle. Then he confessed a dietetic potion (? Guaiaci lib j. corticis eiusdem XI ij: sarsa parilla XI iiij: aquae font lib viij: Coq. ad. lib. sex.)
Action takenDeferred till next meeting.
Verdictcase not completed
Number of crimes1


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