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

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Gender Male
Primary occupation medical physician (Practitioner of physic (Popish physician, Gee 1624))
Period of medical practice 1611-1633
Address Holbourne 1624
Other notes Trouble 1621 1623 (?). Used apothecary Plankett at Holborn. Popish physician (Gee 1624).

Known London address

Parish St Andrew Holborn
Ward Faringdon Without
Date 1624

Censorial hearings

17 Sep 1622
Entry President (Moundeford) asked B why he practised without authority. B said he'd not yet decided whether to settle in London, and promised to abstain.
Initiator of the complaint college member
Action taken None.
30 Jan 1623
Entry A complaint was made against those practising illicitly, Dr. Cadyman, Baldwin, Fludd, Blackleech etc.
Attitude of the accused absent
Action taken Complained of.
4 April 1623
Entry Confessed to having practised for 2 years and having used the apothecary Plankett of Holborn. Said he was now applying to be examined.
Action taken [Told to appear in one week's time.]
11 April 1623
Entry Failed to appear.
Attitude of the accused absent
Action taken ?
Verdict guilty
Sentence To abstain [had already promised this, 17 Sep 1622]