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

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'STEPHENSON, Edward', 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 Male
Primary occupation medical apothecary ((Sweet) grocer. Ointment seller. Apothecary to Howards 1577)
Period of medical practice 1550-1570
Other notes Accused & imprisoned 1560 after persistent non-appearance.

Censorial hearings

Entry 'But the grocers Edward Stephenson, Hugh Morgan, Thomas Grey and his servant William Toppy were punished because they had sold and without the authority of a physician prescribed pills which they had made badly from vinegar of squills. Of these Edward Stephens, an ointment seller, begged to be released from his imprisonment for obstinately refusing to appear when summoned by the President, and fell down upon his knees of his own accord before the President, and humbly begged pardon of the Queen's Majesty for his disobedience to the President of her College; the Lord Thomas Cobham, a noble man, his weeping ruined servant, and other grocers pleading his case were present.'
Action taken Imprisoned.
Verdict guilty
Sentence Imprisoned. Begged the President's pardon.