WATERWORTH, Jane or Jeane

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

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Jane or Jeane WATERWORTH


Gender Female
Marital status Married 1635 (Wife of Richard 1635)
Primary occupation non-medical (Poor little woman 1615. Wife of Richard 1635)
Period of medical practice 1605-1645
Address of the (White) Goat 1615. Rosemary Lane 1635
Other notes Accused 1615. Warned. Accused 1635. Prohibited.

Known London address

of the (White) Goat
Date 1615
Rosemary Lane
Parish St Botolph without Aldgate
Ward Portsoken
Date 1635

Censorial hearings

8 Sep 1615
Entry Eliz. Sowman said that W, of the White Goat, had agreed to cure her of syphilis. W produced a prescription from HESKITT (qv, 387), a Papist of Lancaster, for senna and wild saffron (purge). W was dismissed with a warning because she was a 'poor little woman'.
Action taken Warned and dismissed.
Verdict guilty
Sentence Warned and dismissed
Number of crimes 1
8 April 1635
Entry W, the wife of Richard W of Rosemary Lane, was accused by Richard Baker of giving him purges for 25s. She confessed and was prohibited.
Initiator of the complaint patient
Attitude of the accused confessed
Action taken Prohibited.
Verdict guilty
Sentence Prohibited
Number of crimes 1