THORIUS, Raphael or Ralph

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Raphael or Ralph THORIUS


Gender Male
Primary occupation medical physician (MD) (Physician. Poet (ATH OXON i 422: his works are in CCC Library))
Period of medical practice 1590-1625
Place of birth b Bailleul, Belgium (Flanders)
Date of birth ?c. 1560
Date of death Jul 1625
Address St Gabriel Fenchurch Street 1594-. Practised in Lincoln c.1598. St Benet Fink 1618-25.
Other notes Accused 1594 1596. NOT = 607 PTORY, who is in trouble 1632. LRCP 1596. MD Leyden Innes-Smith 233. Raach p.244.

Known London address

Fenchurch Street,St Gabriel Fanchurch,Langborne wd
Parish St Gabriel Fenchurch Street
Ward Langborne
Date 1594-1618
St Benet Fink, Breadstreet ward (own house)
Parish St Benet Fink
Ward Broad Street
Date 1618-25

College membership

Medical education (university) Leiden
Date became Licentiate 23/12/1596
In trouble before membership Yes
Other notes See I-S. Pract Lincoln ???
Date of birth ?c.1560
Date of death Jul 1625

Censorial hearings

15 Feb 1594
Entry T, of Fenchurch Street, had been born in Belgium and was MD of Leyden. He had practised illegally among Frenchmen and foreigners for 3 years. Mr Edwardes complained that T had undertaken to cure his wife of consumption, and had given her a vomit, whereby she choked to death.
Initiator of the complaint spouse of the patient
Attitude of the accused confessed
Action taken Given choice of (a) £5 fine, (b) promise to abstain, (c) prison.
Verdict guilty
Sentence Given choice of £5 fine, promise to abstain, prison. Chose fine
Number of crimes 1
8 March 1594
Entry T agreed to pay a fine of £3 6s. 8d. and to submit to the College in future.
Attitude of the accused submitted to the College
Action taken Fined £3 6s. 8d. and promised obedience in future.
3 Dec 1596
Entry T, a Belgian, was charged with practice. He did not deny it, but claimed that it was his only means of earning a living.
Attitude of the accused confessed
Action taken To be licensed. See next.
Verdict guilty
Sentence To be licensed
23 Dec 1596
Entry R appeared and applied for the right to practise.
Attitude of the accused asked for College membership
Action taken LRCP. To pay £4 p.a.
11 May 1604
Entry 'Mr Thorey, a Frenchman, was present in the lower storey of the College, but before the end of these examinations he came into our presence, which displeased the College.'
Action taken ?
Verdict case not completed
3 March 1609
Entry T was 'warned to behave himself better' and ordered to reappear at the next meeting.
Action taken Warned and ordered to reappear.
Verdict case not completed