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

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'STANFORD, Alice', in Physicians and Irregular Medical Practitioners in London 1550-1640 Database, (London, 2004) pp. . British History Online [accessed 22 April 2024]

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Gender Female
Marital status Widowed 1609 (?Widow 1609 - son-in-law guarantees her?)
Period of medical practice 1545-1610
Date of birth c.1525
Date of death c.1610
Address Golding Lane Middlesex 1605
Other notes Accused & warned 1605. Son-in-law gave bond 1609.

Known London address

Golding Lane, Middlesex
Parish St Giles without Cripplegate
Ward Cripplegate (Within & Without)
Date 1605

Censorial hearings

5 April 1605
Entry S, aged 80, of Golding Lane, Middlesex, confessed 'that she had no other means of supporting herself and her family and that she had practised medicine throughout her life and was even now still practising'. Because of her poverty and her age, and because her son stood surety for £20, she was rebuked and admonished only.
Attitude of the accused confessed
Action taken Admonished and surety taken for £20. Dismissed.
Verdict guilty
Sentence Admonished and surety taken for £20 (bond to abstain?)
3 Nov 1609
Entry S was 'an old woman of stubborn nature, for whom her son-in-law entered into a bond for the future'. See E.
Attitude of the accused defiant
Action taken ?Another bond for abstention taken.
Verdict guilty
Sentence Bond to abstain