TOOMAN, Gaspar

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

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Gender Male
Primary occupation medical physician (Practitioner of physic)
Period of medical practice 1617-1643
Place of birth of Zurich (`German').
Other notes Accused 1627 1631-3.

Censorial hearings

28 June 1627
Entry T, of Zurich, pleaded ignorance and said that he only practised on his own countrymen.
Action taken To be examined.
Verdict guilty
Sentence To be examined
19 Nov 1630
Entry Mr. Sotherton came again and brought with him Dr. Tomand who confessed that he had prescribed something for Mr. Fuller. But in order that the affair might be more correctly understood, Mr. Fuller and Mr. Mony were to be summoned again to the next Comitia and then Mr. Sotherton was to be present.
Attitude of the accused confessed
Action taken ?None (T). Sotherton to reappear.
Verdict case not completed
Number of crimes 1
4 Nov 1631
Entry T, a German, said that he only gave medicine to the poor. However, the College had bills of his to Sir Harvey Martin and others. He would be granted some respite if he brought a guarantor to be bound with him, that T should either depart or abstain by next midsummer.
Action taken To give bond to leave, or abstain, by next midsummer.
Verdict guilty
Sentence To give bond to leave, or abstain, by next midsummer (surety)
22 Dec 1631
Entry Dr John Turner charged T with being in orders (and hence prohibited from practice).
Action taken ?
17 Feb 1632
Entry T was on the list of unlicensed foreign practitioners.
Action taken Included on list of foreign unlicensed practitioners.
1 Oct 1632
Entry College received a letter from George Kircke on T's behalf.
Pressure applied by College yes
Action taken Deferred.
Verdict case not completed
2 Nov 1633
Entry T to be cited.
Attitude of the accused absent
Action taken To be cited.
Verdict case not completed