PUTNAM, Edward (Sen)

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Edward (Sen) PUTNAM

Biography

Name Edward (Sen) PUTNAM (PUTMAN, PUTTMAN)
Gender Male
Primary occupation medical physician (Quack. Practitioner of physic)
Period of medical practice 1597-1612
Place of birth b Gelderland Germany
Date of death Jul 1612
Address St Olave Hart Street 1612
Other notes Failed to appear 1607 1610.

Known London address

St Olave Hart Street
Parish St Olave Hart Street
Ward Tower (Street)
Date 1612

Censorial hearings

5 Feb 1608
Entry A letter was brought from the Earl of Exeter 'on behalf of P, a German, regarding practising, but nothing was decided about him'. He had been summoned but had not appeared.
Attitude of the accused absent
Pressure applied by College yes
Action taken No decision.
19 Feb 1608
Entry P, a German, who had appeared at an earlier meeting with a letter of support from the Earl of Exeter, appeared again. He was given an easy examination as a test, but proved to be extremely unlearned and inexperienced - he did not know the definition of a disease, nor the various species of disease; he named 5 types of disease the Coll had never heard of. It was decided to overlook his previous offences, but he was forbidden to practise in future: moreover a letter explaining the matter should be sent to the Earl.
Action taken P was forbidden to practise, but was not punished.
Verdict guilty
Sentence Forbidden to practise but not punished
12 Jan 1610
Entry P was 'an illiterate and aged quack, and a native of Gelderland'. His case was deferred till February.
Action taken Deferred. See next.
9 Feb 1610
Entry P failed to appear.
Attitude of the accused absent
Action taken Failed to appear.
5 Oct 1610
Entry P failed to appear.
Attitude of the accused absent
Action taken Failed to appear.
Verdict case not completed