BACON, Richard

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

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Richard BACON


Name Richard BACON
Gender Male
Primary occupation medical apothecary (Apothecary. Tobacco-garbler to JI.)
Period of medical practice 1605-1628
Date of death 1628
Address Fleet Street (Gee 1624)
Other notes Trouble 1615 (?). Master of SA 1623/4. Papist (Gee 1624). No mention of wife in will.

Known London address

Fleet Street
Parish St Bride Fleet Street
Ward Faringdon Without
Date 1624

Censorial hearings

27 Oct/3 Nov 15
Entry 'Mr. Bacon an apothecary [was charged] regarding treatment and clysters prescribed by a physician, but repeated without the knowledge or approval of the man who prescribed them: he maintained that he could act thus but the Censors declared it was illegal: being warned accordingly he was dismissed.'
Action taken Warned.
Verdict guilty
Sentence Warned not to practise as it was illegal