PHILLIPS, Mistress

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

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Gender Female
Primary occupation medical (?Midwife)
Period of medical practice 1595-1620
Date of death after 1610
Address Bankside 1609
Other notes Old. Accused 1605 1609 1610. ?=Sibell Ffellipps, midwife & witchfinder 1634?
Medical specialities Pregnancy-divining by uroscopy (fallible!)

Known London address

Parish St Saviour's [incl St Mary Magdalen & St Margaret]
Ward Bridge Without
Date 1609

Censorial hearings

6 Aug 1605
Entry Christiana Gordon complained of a certain old woman called Phillips who, having examined her urine, declared her to be pregnant with a male child, which, although false, was to her great shame and ruin.
Initiator of the complaint patient
Action taken ?
Verdict case not completed
Number of crimes 1
13 Jan 1609
Entry P, a woman of Bankside, was accused by Dr Moundeford.
Initiator of the complaint college member
Action taken See next.
9 Feb 1610
Entry P failed to appear.
Attitude of the accused absent
Action taken Failed to appear.
Verdict case not completed