JORDEN, Edward

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 physician (MD) (Physician. Author. Candidate for Physician to Bart's 1603. Natural philosopher)
Period of medical practice 1591-1633
Place of birth England (High Halden, Kent (father was of Cranbrook, Kent, by 1580))
Date of birth c. 1565
Date of death 7 Jan 1633
Address St Helen's Bishopsgate 1596-1600. Practised Bath until 1633
Other notes Ca 1580 BA 1583 MA 1586 MD Padua c1591. LRCP 1595 FRCP 1597. Died Bath, bur Abbey Church. ?Oxon. Raach p.221.

Known London address

St Helen's Bishopsgate
Parish St Helen Bishopsgate
Ward Bishopsgate (Within & Without)
Date 1596-1600

College membership

Date of BA 1583
Date of MA 1586
Medical education (university) Italy (Padua, Bologna, Ferrara, Venice)
Date became Licentiate 07/11/1595
Date became Fellow 22/12/1597
Date of Fellowship 1597-1632
In trouble before membership Yes
Other notes Ca 1580. MD Padua c1591
Date of birth c.1565
Date of death 7 Jan 1633

Censorial hearings

20 June 1595
Entry CHETLEY (159, qv), apothecary, said he had had Dr J's advice to give his patient Thomas Gwin a clyster and a potion. But Dr J said he had not given a prescription but had only suggested the clyster, and had recommended a potion of Diascordium (which was not what C had given).
Attitude of the accused denied
Action taken ? (See next.)
Verdict innocent
4 July 1595
Entry J was examined and was granted verbal authority to practise provided that he read Galen's DE TEMPERAMENTIS, DE ELEMENTIS [ex Hippocrates.], DE [NATURALIBUS] FACULTATIBUS, DE [CAUSIS] MORBORUM, DE SYMPTOMATUM CAUSIS, DE SYMPTOMATUM DIFFERENTIIS, DE LOCIS AFFECTIS, before Michaelmas.
Action taken Connived at pro temp. To read Galen and reappear.
7 Nov 1595
Entry J, MD of Padua, was examined on Galen, which he had been asked to read. His performance was exemplary. He was permitted to practice upon payment of 4 marks p.a.
Action taken Either LRCP or CRCP - not clear which.
22 Dec 1597
Entry J, of Kent, MD Padua for 6 years, was made a Fellow.
Action taken FRCP.