ADAMS, ?John

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Institute of Historical Research

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Margaret Pelling, Frances White

Year published

2004

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'ADAMS, ?John', Physicians and Irregular Medical Practitioners in London 1550-1640: Database (2004). URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=17161 Date accessed: 23 October 2014.


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?John ADAMS

Biography

Name?John ADAMS
GenderMale
Primary occupationmedical surgeon (Surgeon 1616 & 1624)
Period of medical practice1606-1634
Address? near the Three Cranes 1616
Other notesTrouble 1616 1624. Intended to go to West Indies 1624.

Known London address

near the Three Cranes (?)
ParishSt Martin Vintry
WardVintry
Date1616

Censorial hearings

8 Nov 1616
Entry'Mrs Withins complained of one Adams a chirurgian neer three Cranes. Adams sayd, ye doctors could not but he would helpe her: and his mayde magnifyed her Master. He gave her a potion at night: next day pills yt made her spitt exceedingly, thro one day, one ye next: her mouthe extremely sore. She was Scorbutica, and had swolne legs. He had 40s. of her, and should have 40s. more.'
Initiator of the complaintpatient
Attitude of the accusedabsent
Action takenNone
Verdictcase not completed
Number of crimes1


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