LODGE, 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 LODGE


Name Thomas LODGE
Gender Male
Primary occupation medical physician (MD) (Author (tragedy, comedy, medicine). Soldier. Lawyer. Translator. Poet. Physician to nobles)
Period of medical practice 1596-1625
Place of birth England (of Lincs (?b London))
Date of birth 1558
Date of death Sep 1625
Address Lincolns Inn 1578. Essex 1596. Warwick Lane c. 1600-4. Mary Magdalen Old Fish Street 1625. Practised Lambert Hill 1624.
Other notes Ox BA 1577 &c. Refused licence 1600. Trouble 1602-3. LRCP 1610. ?RC.

Known London address

Lincoln's Inn
Date 1578
Warwick Lane, Christ Church Newgate parish
Parish Christ Church Newgate Street [incl St Audoen 1547; St Nicholas in the Shambles, 1547; part of St Sepulchre's, 1567]
Ward Faringdon Within
Date c1600-4
St Mary Magdalen, Old Fish Street
Parish St Mary Magdalen, Old Fish Street
Ward Castle Baynard
Date 1625
Lambert Hill
Parish St Mary Magdalen, Old Fish Street
Ward Castle Baynard
Date 1624

College membership

Date of BA 1577
Medical education (university) Oxford
Date of MD not known
Degree incorporated into Oxford University Yes
Date became Licentiate 09/03/1610
In trouble before membership Yes
Other notes Oxon. MD Avignon incorpOx 1602
Date of birth 1558
Date of death Sep 1625

Censorial hearings

7 March 1600
Entry L, MD of Avignon, sought permission to practise.
Attitude of the accused asked for College membership
Action taken Deferred (?) - see next.
2 May 1600
Entry L was examined but did not reply aptly and was dismissed. 'Et per illum (?praescripta et) probitus a praxi, summeque contumax iudicatus.' (And for this he was [?proscribed &] forbidden to practise, and judged most contumacious.)
Action taken Examined and not approved. Forbidden to practise.
Verdict guilty
Sentence Forbidden to practise
19 Feb 1602
Entry L was charged with practising, and especially with giving sleeping pills to a woman. 'He threw the blame on his wife, but he is to pay the penalty himself.'
Attitude of the accused denied
Action taken To pay the penalty (??).
Verdict guilty
Sentence To pay the penalty
Number of crimes 1
11 Feb 1603
Entry L confessed that he had given medicine to Thomas Tasborough, soldier. The College referred to his previous inadequate replies and the previous ban on him.
Attitude of the accused confessed
Action taken L was fined anew, £5, and banned from practice anew.
Verdict guilty
Sentence Fined £5 and banned anew
Number of crimes 1
2 April 1604
Entry L appeared and was examined but was found wanting. (See HARVEY 374.)
Action taken Examined but not approved.
11 May 1604
Entry L was examined and was found partially satisfactory. (See HARVEY 374.)
Action taken Examined and found partly satisfactory.
7 Aug 1604
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1 Dec 1609
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9 March 1610
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