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

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Name Anna BAKER
Gender Female
Primary occupation medical (Nurse 1627)
Period of medical practice 1579-1637
Place of birth London (Stroud [near Highbury] (?))
Address Turnmill Street 1589. St Andrew Undershaft 1627
Other notes Trouble 1589. Nurse 1627 (husband in the East Indies) in G. Martin's house. The two may not be the same.

Known London address

Turnmill Street
Date 1589
St Andrew Undershaft
Parish St Andrew Undershaft [incl St Mary Axe, 1565]
Ward Aldgate
Date 1637

Censorial hearings

18 April 1589
Entry B was accused by Mrs SHARDE (663) of Turnmill Street of practising medicine on many patients, and of having given fumigations and purgatives, as in the case of the wife of Beck. Had learnt medicine from a surgeon called Turner, living at Stroude, who often spoke in public.
Initiator of the complaint other medical practitioner
Action taken ?
Verdict case not completed
Number of crimes 1