NEVEL, Gervase or Jarvis

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

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Gervase or Jarvis NEVEL


Name Gervase or Jarvis NEVEL (NEVELL)
Gender Male
Primary occupation medical barber-surgeon (Barber-surgeon. BSC 1631-4)
Period of medical practice 1627-1647
Other notes Rebuked 1637.

Censorial hearings

1 Dec 1637
Entry Thomas Man of Inner Temple complained that N, a surgeon, had given mercurius dulcis for 4 days to M's wife, who died. N admitted giving the medicine, wch he'd had from Kendal, apothecary, 2 yrs before. N was rebuked for 'presuming to medle with so dangerous a medicine' and for defaming a gentlewoman.
Initiator of the complaint spouse of the patient
Attitude of the accused confessed
Action taken N was rebuked.
Verdict guilty
Sentence Rebuked
Number of crimes 1