MOORE, William

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

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William MOORE


Name William MOORE (MORE)
Gender Male
Primary occupation medical physician (Practitioner of physic. Prefect of Knightsbridge Leper Hospital)
Period of medical practice 1597-1620
Date of death 1620
Address Knightsbridge 1607. Near Knightsbridge 1615
Other notes Accused 1607 1615. ?Guider at Kingsland (Hackney) Leper Hosp 1601-2. ?BA, Archbishop's Lic 1605 (Raach). 525a.

Known London address

Date 1607

Censorial hearings

30 March 1607
Entry Elizabeth Googe of Golding Lane complained about M, of Knightsbridge. She had paid him 20s. for an ordinary diet (40 days) and frequent purging, but had had no improvement. M was summoned and appeared.
Initiator of the complaint patient
Action taken M to repay his fee and go to prison. Prison later forgiven.
Verdict guilty
Sentence To repay patient's money and go to prison
Number of crimes 1
15 Dec 1615
Entry John Atkinson confessed that a certain Moor, a kinsman of his living near Knightsbridge, had given him a dietic drink for several days beginning at last Michaelmas.
Initiator of the complaint patient
Action taken ?
Verdict case not completed
Number of crimes 1