FENTON, Joseph

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 surgeon (Surgeon to Barts 1597. BSC 1597-1629. Master BSC 1610)
Period of medical practice 1590-1634
Date of death 22 Mar 1634
Address St Mary Aldermanbury 1590-3. Barts precinct 1604-5.
Other notes Accused 1619. Mentioned 1623. LRCP (internal med) 1626. Friend of HARVEY.

Known London address

St Mary Aldermanbury
Parish St Mary Aldermanbury
Ward Cripplegate (Within & Without)
Date 1590-3
Barts precinct
Parish St Bartholomew the Less (the Hospital)
Ward Faringdon Without
Date 1604-5

College membership

Date became Licentiate / /1626
In trouble before membership Yes
Other notes Surg. L internal med only 1626
Date of death 22 Mar 1634

Censorial hearings

5 July 1600
Entry F, with JENKINS and Mr MARTIN, had dissected the corpse of Mr LUKE. He gave evidence of the cause of death (whitewash).
Action taken None.
7 May 1619
Entry Dr Rogers complained that F had taken his patient Mr Doughton, saying, 'Put away your physicians, and I will cure you'; but had in fact failed to cure him.
Initiator of the complaint college member
Action taken ?
Verdict case not completed
Number of crimes 1
30 Jan 1623
Entry Dr Clement complained that he & Dr Winston had not been allowed by the Surgeons to search their records of naval surgeons, to find Mr Fenton and others.
Action taken ?
Verdict case not completed