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

This free content was born digital. All rights reserved.


In this section



Name Henry HOLLAND
Gender Male
Primary occupation non-medical (Theologian. Author (theology & medicine))
Period of medical practice 1588-1604
Date of birth c.1560
Date of death 1604
Address St Brides 1594
Other notes Confessed to practice but said never took fees 1598.

Known London address

St Brides
Parish St Bride Fleet Street
Ward Faringdon Without
Date 1594

Censorial hearings

4 Aug 1598
Entry H, a theologian, had practised for many years. The names of his patients were given. All were now dead. He said he had practised for friendship's sake among his family and the poor, and had never accepted any fee. He claimed to have cured many of nephritis, which he regarded as an obstruction of the water.
Action taken ?
Verdict case not completed