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
Period of medical practice 1592-1620
Other notes Trouble 1602 1610 (?). ?JB Medical Licence at Cambridge 1568? Reln Anthony B in BSC in 1569?

Censorial hearings

23 Sep 1602
Entry Peter Watson charged B with making tablets and practising medicine. B confessed.
Initiator of the complaint person unconnected with the patient or the case
Attitude of the accused confessed
Action taken Admonished.
Verdict guilty
Sentence Admonished not to practise
Number of crimes 1
18 March 1603
Entry Charged again and confessed to prescribing a potion of elect de succo rosarum 3 vi with white wine for an Exeter man. Also admitted he had given Mr Eeden pills of aloes, diascenna & agaric and rhubarb & liquorice.
Attitude of the accused confessed
Action taken Fined £6 and imprisoned.
Verdict guilty
Sentence Fined £6 and imprisoned
Number of crimes 2
1 June 1610
Entry Failed to appear. See BOOK OF EXAMINATIONS p.10b.
Attitude of the accused absent
Action taken ? (See BOOK OF EXAMINATIONS p.10b.)
Verdict case not completed