BACON, Richard

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Institute of Historical Research

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Margaret Pelling, Frances White

Year published

2004

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'BACON, Richard', Physicians and Irregular Medical Practitioners in London 1550-1640: Database (2004). URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=17191 Date accessed: 01 August 2014.


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Richard BACON

Biography

NameRichard BACON
GenderMale
Primary occupationmedical apothecary (Apothecary. Tobacco-garbler to JI.)
Period of medical practice1605-1628
Date of death1628
AddressFleet Street (Gee 1624)
Other notesTrouble 1615 (?). Master of SA 1623/4. Papist (Gee 1624). No mention of wife in will.

Known London address

Fleet Street
ParishSt Bride Fleet Street
WardFaringdon Without
Date1624

Censorial hearings

27 Oct/3 Nov 15
Entry'Mr. Bacon an apothecary [was charged] regarding treatment and clysters prescribed by a physician, but repeated without the knowledge or approval of the man who prescribed them: he maintained that he could act thus but the Censors declared it was illegal: being warned accordingly he was dismissed.'
Action takenWarned.
Verdictguilty
SentenceWarned not to practise as it was illegal


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