JENKINS, Matthew or Matthias

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

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Matthew or Matthias JENKINS


Name Matthew or Matthias JENKINS (JENKINSON)
Gender Male
Primary occupation medical surgeon (Surgeon)
Period of medical practice 1599-1625
Date of death Aug 1625
Address Duke's Place 1609
Other notes Charged 1609 1612. Eventually confessed & fined. See JENKINSON (BSC cards 1608).

Known London address

Duke's Place
Parish St James Dukes' Place [17th c.]
Ward Aldgate
Date 1609

Censorial hearings

11 Aug 1609
Entry J, a surgeon of Duke's Place, was charged by Dr Herring, but not convicted.
Initiator of the complaint college member
Action taken Dismissed unconvicted.
Verdict not proven
6 Nov 1612
Entry J, a surgeon, appeared and was charged by Dr Clement with treating Mr Steeple of Sermon Lane last June, for 20s. of which he had had 5s., and with treating Mr Johnson of Leyton. He denied the charges.
Initiator of the complaint college member
Attitude of the accused denied
Action taken To reappear.
Number of crimes 2
13 Nov 1612
Entry Mr Morer's maid, finding Dr Lodge absent, had gone to 'Mr Jenkins', who gave her advice and medicine for 11s. 3d.
Initiator of the complaint patient
Action taken See next.
Number of crimes 1
20 Nov 1612
Entry J appeared and denied the charges against him. But finally he begged to have his past sins forgiven and promised, on pain of £5 for each offence, not to practise again.
Action taken Forgiven on promise to abstain, on pain of fine of £5 per offence.
Verdict guilty
Sentence Forgiven on promise to abstain, on pain of fine of £5 per offence