EYRE, Robert

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Institute of Historical Research

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Margaret Pelling, Frances White

Year published

2004

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'EYRE, Robert', Physicians and Irregular Medical Practitioners in London 1550-1640: Database (2004). URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=18003 Date accessed: 24 October 2014.


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Robert EYRE

Biography

NameRobert EYRE
GenderMale
Period of medical practice1614-1649
Place of birthEngland (Dorset)
Address[London 1624]
Other notesTrouble 3 Dec 1624, perhaps 10 Nov 1626 & 6 Dec 1639. Probably not all = 9, William AIRE, trouble 1615-29. Learnt med through travel - father surgeon & merchant. No univ, but cd understand Latin.

Censorial hearings

3 Dec 1624
EntryRE, a native of Dorset but resident in London, of no university, was examined (details given). He understood but did not speak Latin. He had acquired his knowledge of medicine by travel and from his father, a surgeon and merchant. He admitted he had practised since the feast of St John the Baptist, and had given a drink for the falling sickness to Mr Green junior in Wallbrook.
Attitude of the accusedconfessed
Action taken?
Verdictcase not completed
Number of crimes1


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