SHARDE, Margery

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Margery SHARDE


Name Margery SHARDE (SHARD)
Gender Female
Marital status Married 1588 (Wife of Sharde (?William BSC 1621) 1588. Husband: medical barber-surgeon)
Primary occupation non-medical (Wife of Sharde (?William BSC 1621))
Period of medical practice 1578-1609
Address Turnmill Street 1588, Cowcross Street 1591.
Other notes Accused 1588-9, 1591. Recommended for licence by Lawne & Peerson 1599.

Known London address

Turnmill Street
Date 1588

Censorial hearings

6 Dec 1588
Entry The husband of Thomasina SCARLET (656, qv) 'confirmed that the wife of Sharde living in Turnbull Street had given purgatives to a certain pregnant woman and procured an abortion, etc.'
Initiator of the complaint other medical practitioner
Action taken ?
18 April 1589
Entry S admitted having given purgatives made of senna, and medicine for pregnant women, and doses of Diagridii Compositi. She informed on Anna BAKER (qv, 40).
Action taken ?
Verdict case not completed
8 Jan 1591
Entry Margery Shard living in Cowcross Street who had been accused of practising appeared: she was admonished to refrain from doing so in future and she was enjoined to restore the jar to the poor woman, which she had accepted from her.
Initiator of the complaint patient
Action taken Admonished to refrain. To give back her fee (a jar).
Verdict guilty
Sentence Admonished to refrain. To return patient's fee
Number of crimes 1
13 July 1599
Entry Lawne and Peerson asked that S be admitted into practice. L testified that she had given diet et (?) for fever and had effected the cure.
Pressure applied by College yes
Action taken S to be summoned.
Verdict case not completed
Number of crimes 1