OBY, Goodwife

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

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Goodwife OBY


Name Goodwife OBY
Gender Female
Marital status Married 1623 (Goodwife (does this imply marriage?) 1623)
Primary occupation non-medical (Goodwife)
Period of medical practice 1613-1633
Other notes Accused 1623 (but it doesn't make sense - unction causing flux?!).

Known London address

Parish St Mary Matfellon (Whitechapel)
Date 1623

Censorial hearings

m Palm Sun 1623
Entry Dr SAUNDERS (qv, 648) said that 'Ackland a Joyner was fluxed with the vnction by one Goodwife Oby in White Chapell.'
Initiator of the complaint college member
Action taken ?
Verdict case not completed
Number of crimes 1