BARKER, William

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

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William BARKER


Name William BARKER
Gender Male
Primary occupation medical physician (MD) (Physician at Charterhouse Hosp 1617. Q Anne's physician 1617??)
Period of medical practice 1599-1623
Place of birth London (Of London; son of Thomas Barker, 52)
Date of birth c. 1580
Date of death after 1623
Address ?London 1601-23, Salop 1623-. ?St Mary the Virgin Alderm 1635.
Other notes Oxford 159?3 BA 1597 MA 1599 MB MD 1607 (incorp Ca 1609). Trouble 1611-23 (?). Various BSC ?ancestors/relns. Father may have been orig. from Bristol.

Known London address

St Mary the V Aldermary (?)
Parish St Mary Aldermary
Ward Cordwainer Street
Date 1635

Censorial hearings

6 Nov 1612
Entry Appeared and answered that he thought that Oxford University (of wch he was MD) had given him authority to practise anywhere.
Attitude of the accused made an excuse
Action taken ?
Verdict case not completed
23 May 1623
Entry Dr Barker of Oxford who had been summoned appeared: the President asked him by what right he practised medicine here. 'He sayd as a Doctor of ye vniversitie and vnless he be dispensed with for his othe there, he can or will not here comme to be examined, but confesseth practise here yis ten yeares and hopes to have as good as some of vs.'
Action taken ?
Verdict case not completed