BEANE, Christopher

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Christopher BEANE


Name Christopher BEANE
Gender Male
Primary occupation medical physician (university education) (?Physician. Surgeon 1599.)
Period of medical practice 1599-1627
Place of birth England (of Gressham, Norfolk)
Date of birth c. 1580
Address King Street Westminster 1617
Other notes Ca 1596. Archbishop's licence to practise Surgery in East Anglia 1599. Free of BSC.

Known London address

King Street Westminster
Date 1618

Censorial hearings

9 Jan 1618
Entry Beane was to be summoned.
Attitude of the accused absent
Action taken To be summoned.
6 Feb 1618
Entry Accused by Dr Pattison of treating Mr Sparkes of Bartholomew Lane, by fomenting, anointing & purging with medicines from Mr Hewet, apothecary. B admitted using a 'magical oile' (valerian, hyperion, carduus benedictus olib. cum ?tereb. Ven.), to applying clouts which 'worke by a naturall meanes', & to using adamant (description given) 'to drive back the humours'. Promised to reappear.
Initiator of the complaint college member
Attitude of the accused confessed
Action taken Fined 40s. because poor & in prison (for debt) already. Prohibited
Verdict guilty
Sentence Fined 40s. & prohibited from practice
Number of crimes 1