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Name Thomas THOMSON
Gender Male
Primary occupation medical apothecary (Apothecary. Grocer)
Period of medical practice 1616-1637
Address The Chequer Holborn 1627
Other notes Accused 1626 1627.

Known London address

The Chequer, Holborn
Parish St Andrew Holborn
Ward Faringdon Without
Date 1627

Censorial hearings

4 Aug 1626
Entry T, grocer, denied claiming to cure fevers, but confessed that he had administered 'something that might have caused discomfort' 3 times. He had started with this as a boy and would not tell the College what the medicine was.
Attitude of the accused confessed
Action taken Not fined.
Verdict guilty
Sentence Not fined
Michaelmas 1626
Entry Then the President made a speech denouncing the quacks, namely Butler, Blanke, and Thomson: he resolutely bound all by the oath.
Initiator of the complaint college member
Attitude of the accused absent
Action taken ?
Verdict case not completed
4 May 1627
Entry T, of the Chequer, Holborn, denied selling cures for ague, but admitted that he had given 2 to Lady Andrews and to a Mr Leonarde, the son of the Herald. He claimed that Dr Baskerville had sent to him in the case of Lady A.
Action taken ?
Verdict case not completed
Number of crimes 2