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

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'SIMSON, Toby', in Physicians and Irregular Medical Practitioners in London 1550-1640 Database, (London, 2004) pp. . British History Online [accessed 12 April 2024]

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Name Toby SIMSON
Gender Male
Period of medical practice 1613-1633
Other notes Accused 1623. Supported by Bishop of London but fined & imprisoned.

Censorial hearings

5 July 1623
Entry Mrs Jane Lee (wife of Robert Lee) and Mr Spencer, BS, accused S of giving Mr Lee medicines for £5. S denied it and said he'd only given unction. He was questioned on palsy and gout; he made no answer. He said that Dr Meverall approved of his medicines. To reappear with his sister, Agnes KING (459, qv), next Friday.
Initiator of the complaint spouse of the patient
Second initiator of the complaint other medical practitioner
Action taken To reappear.
Number of crimes 1
11 July 1623
Entry The Bishop of London had written on behalf of S. Matter was deferred until Alice King should be present.
Pressure applied by College yes
Action taken Deferred.
1 Aug 1623
Entry S was fined £10 and imprisoned.
Action taken Fined £10 and imprisoned.
Verdict guilty
Sentence Fined £10 and imprisoned