WILLIS, Timothy


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Margaret Pelling, Frances White

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'WILLIS, Timothy', Physicians and Irregular Medical Practitioners in London 1550-1640: Database (2004). URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=17931 Date accessed: 27 November 2014.


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Timothy WILLIS


NameTimothy WILLIS
Primary occupationmedical physician (university education) (Physician. Author)
Period of medical practice1586-1627
Place of birthLondon (father is of London)
Date of birthc. 1551
Other notesAccused 1596. Examined & rejected. To Russia 1599. Refused to attend 1617.

Censorial hearings

6 Aug 1596
EntryW, BA, was summoned, and replied that he had treated friends, but not for the sake of money. However, it was established that he had treated too many and over several years. He was examined and some of his answers were inadequate, and he was hesitant about fevers.
Action taken?
1 Oct 1596
EntryW was summoned.
Attitude of the accusedabsent
Action takenSummoned.
Verdictcase not completed
4 July 1617
EntryW refused to appear without a guarantee of safety.
Action takenFailed to appear.
Verdictcase not completed