BOWER, 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 BOWER


Name William BOWER
Gender Male
Period of medical practice 1616-1636
Place of birth ?Scottish
Other notes Trouble 3 March 1626. Created MA St Andrews 1614; incorp SJC Cantab c. 1620. Warned to apply for Collmem & meanwhile made to return his fee. Used apothecary LAMIRY. The necessity of the time?

Censorial hearings

3 March 1626
Entry WB, created MA St Andrews 1614, incorp SJC Cantab c. 1620, was examined and told not to practise unless he applied [for Collmem] later. Alexander Watt complained that 6 months before he had paid £3 to WB in an emergency. Censors referred the case to Paddy, who awarded 54s. to him (?AW) and 6s. to Lamiry the apothecary.
Initiator of the complaint patient
Attitude of the accused asked for College membership
Action taken Found guilty, but (*) dismissed and to pay later.
Verdict guilty
Sentence Not to practise until Collmem. To refund patient's fee
Number of crimes 1