HOBS, Thomas

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

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Thomas HOBS


Name Thomas HOBS (HOBBES)
Gender Male
Primary occupation medical barber-surgeon (Barber-surgeon. BSC 1597-9)
Period of medical practice 1577-1600
Date of death c.1600
Address St Michael Queenhithe 1600
Other notes Confessed 1587 1588. See Bloom & James (Bishop of London's lic 1594).

Known London address

St Michael Queenhithe
Parish St Michael Queenhithe
Ward Queenhithe
Date 1600

Censorial hearings

8 March 1588
Entry H, formerly the servant of Pumfret and Bodley, confessed that he had given pulvis sanctus to Tom (or Tan?) Field. He asked for mercy and was treated leniently.
Action taken Treated leniently.
Verdict guilty
Sentence Treated leniently
Number of crimes 1
25 Oct 1588
Entry H had advised a meagre diet for Edward Cave, and had given him an ointment.
Action taken ?
Verdict case not completed
Number of crimes 1