OWEN, Francis

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

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Francis OWEN


Name Francis OWEN
Gender Male
Primary occupation medical physician (university education) (Physician)
Period of medical practice 1627-1648
Address Westminster 1635
Other notes ?Ca 1623 BA 1627? MA Cantab by 1634? Accused 1634 1635 1638. Forbidden.

Known London address

Date 1635

Censorial hearings

10 Jan 1634
Entry O gave Mrs Jeane Bucher pills (after she had been to FRYER 299, qv), which he had from Captain BRADSHAW (qv, 112). O was MA Cantab and was commended by Mrs Beaumont of Southwark. [or the pills were - card is not clear.]
Action taken ?
Verdict case not completed
Number of crimes 1
5 June 1635
Entry Captain Withers said that O, of Westminster, calling himself Doctor and having practised for many years (as Mr Bell knew), had treated Mr Price, Mr Manley's man, and another. O denied all.
Initiator of the complaint person unconnected with the patient or the case
Attitude of the accused denied
Action taken To reappear and be further examined.
Verdict case not completed
Number of crimes 2
9 Feb 1638
Entry O was reprehended and undertook to abstain until he was allowed to practise.
Attitude of the accused submitted to the College
Action taken Promised to abstain until allowed (i.e. LRCP?)
Verdict guilty
Sentence To abstain until licensed