NOT, John

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

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John NOT


Name John NOT
Gender Male
Primary occupation medical physician (Practitioner of physic)
Period of medical practice 1575-1601
Place of birth England (of Kent)
Other notes In trouble 1585-6. Abroad 1587. Summoned 1591. Walsingham is in his favour. ?=544?

Censorial hearings

5 Feb 1585
Entry N, of Kent, was accused of a 'bold and illegal practice of Medicine'. It was decided to ask him to give a bond to desist, with sufficient pledges of security, and to imprison if he would not.
Action taken To give bond to desist, or to be imprisoned.
Verdict guilty
Sentence To give bond to abstain, on pain of prison
12 Feb 1585
Entry N appeared. Upon the petition of his friends he was fined [only] 20s.
Action taken Fined 20s. and strictly forbidden to practise.
17 Sep 1586
Entry N appeared. College decided to release him from prison if he produced guarantors for his future abstention.
Action taken To be released if he produced guarantors for future abstention.
Verdict guilty
Sentence Imprisoned - to be released on bond to abstain (sureties)
30 Sep 1586
Entry Walsingham sent a letter (dated 28 Sep 1586) on behalf of N, who was still imprisoned. See Goodall p. 320 for text of letter. N was brought from prison, but he was insolent and refused to give a bond not to practise, so was sent back to custody. College replied to Walsingham on 2 Oct 1586 (see Goodall pp. 320-1).
Attitude of the accused defiant
Pressure applied by College yes
Action taken Sent back to prison until he agreed to give bond.
10 Nov 1587
Entry N had not paid his fines, so he was indicted.
Action taken Indicted for non-payment of fines.
1 Dec 1587
Entry N had gone abroad.
Attitude of the accused absent
Action taken ?
Verdict case not completed
5 Nov 1591
Entry N was summoned.
Attitude of the accused absent
Action taken Summoned.
Verdict case not completed