BAKER, Anna

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Institute of Historical Research

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Margaret Pelling, Frances White

Year published

2004

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'BAKER, Anna', Physicians and Irregular Medical Practitioners in London 1550-1640: Database (2004). URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=17194 Date accessed: 29 August 2014.


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Anna BAKER

Biography

NameAnna BAKER
GenderFemale
Primary occupationmedical (Nurse 1627)
Period of medical practice1579-1637
Place of birthLondon (Stroud [near Highbury] (?))
AddressTurnmill Street 1589. St Andrew Undershaft 1627
Other notesTrouble 1589. Nurse 1627 (husband in the East Indies) in G. Martin's house. The two may not be the same.

Known London address

Turnmill Street
Date1589
St Andrew Undershaft
ParishSt Andrew Undershaft [incl St Mary Axe, 1565]
WardAldgate
Date1637

Censorial hearings

18 April 1589
EntryB was accused by Mrs SHARDE (663) of Turnmill Street of practising medicine on many patients, and of having given fumigations and purgatives, as in the case of the wife of Beck. Had learnt medicine from a surgeon called Turner, living at Stroude, who often spoke in public.
Initiator of the complaintother medical practitioner
Action taken?
Verdictcase not completed
Number of crimes1


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