ATKINSON, Christopher

Physicians and Irregular Medical Practitioners in London 1550-1640 Database. Originally published by Centre for Metropolitan History, London, 2004.

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Christopher ATKINSON


Name Christopher ATKINSON
Gender Male
Primary occupation medical physician (MD) (Physician. F of Merton 1565-76)
Period of medical practice 1570-1609
Place of birth London (of London)
Date of birth c. 1550
Other notes Ox 156* BA 1565 MA 1570 incorp Ca 1573 MB MD Ox 1585. Trouble 1585. LRCP 22/12/1585. Trouble (pay) 1587 & 1589.

College membership

Date of BA 1565
Date of MA 1570
Medical education (university) Oxford
Medical education (years) 15
MB 1585
Date of MD 1585
Degree incorporated into Cambridge University Yes
Date became Licentiate 22/12/1585
In trouble before membership Yes
In trouble after membership Yes
Other notes Ox 156*
Date of birth c.1550

Censorial hearings

12 Feb 1585
Entry Appeared and confessed to practising medicine.
Attitude of the accused confessed
Action taken Fined 40s.
Verdict guilty
Sentence Fined 40s
22 Dec 1585
Entry A, MD Oxon, was examined.
Action taken Approved and allowed to practise on payment of £4 p.a.
6 Oct 1587
Entry A was summoned but did not appear.
Attitude of the accused absent
Action taken ?
10 Nov 1587
Entry A had refused to pay the money he owed the College over a long period.
Action taken To be indicted.
25 June 1589
Entry A was still in arrears with payments.
Action taken To be pressed to pay, & imprisoned if he did not.
Verdict guilty
Sentence To pay arrears or go to prison