WINTER, James

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Institute of Historical Research

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Margaret Pelling, Frances White

Year published

2004

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'WINTER, James', Physicians and Irregular Medical Practitioners in London 1550-1640: Database (2004). URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=17939 Date accessed: 01 August 2014.


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James WINTER

Biography

NameJames WINTER
GenderMale
Primary occupationmedical apothecary (Apothecary. Surgeon. BS 1620-30)
Period of medical practice1618-1640
AddressFleet St & West Green Totnam 1630. St H Bpsgate 20
Other notesAccused 1628. Fined. Accused 1630 (see KELLAWAY ??50).

Known London address

Fleet Street
ParishSt Bride Fleet Street
WardFaringdon Without
Date1630
West Green Totnam
Date1630
St Helen's Bishopsgate
ParishSt Helen Bishopsgate
WardBishopsgate (Within & Without)
Date1620

Censorial hearings

30 May 1625
EntryIn the enquiry into the death of Edward Reve, evidence was given that R, on the advice of one Blague of Lambith Marsh, chose (among others) 'one Winter chirurgian' to attend him for swollen testicles. Thomas MYNDE, Winter's servant, administered an 'inunction', but anointed the wrong parts.
Action taken?None to W. Dr. Cadyman and John Kellet to reappear.
Verdictcase not completed
1 Feb 1628
EntryEdward Cottaw charged W, apothecary/surgeon, with giving him a cathartic for chafed skin, and pills, and when he complained at their lack of effect, one pill which loosened all his teeth. Finally W had taunted C with having the French pox. He had charged 30s.
Initiator of the complaintpatient
Action takenSee next.
Number of crimes1
7 Feb 1628
EntryW appeared and admitted giving two turbinth mineral pills from one Harris, and his own potion. Fined £2, he asked for a week to pay.
Attitude of the accusedconfessed
Action takenFined £2 and given a week to pay.
Verdictguilty
SentenceFined £2 and given a week to pay
Number of crimes1
10 Dec 1630
EntryJeane, the wife of James Kellaway of Totnam, aged 50, accused W, of Fleet Street and West Greene in Totnam, of agreeing to cure her for a hen, 20 chickens and a lamb. He had given purges and unction, pills and a cupping for 10 sheep, and 2 clysters for a goose and 2 goslings.
Initiator of the complaintpatient
Action taken?
Verdictcase not completed
Number of crimes1


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