BALSAMUS, Simon

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Institute of Historical Research

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Margaret Pelling, Frances White

Year published

2004

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'BALSAMUS, Simon', Physicians and Irregular Medical Practitioners in London 1550-1640: Database (2004). URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=17199 Date accessed: 17 September 2014.


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Simon BALSAMUS

Biography

NameSimon BALSAMUS
GenderMale
Primary occupationnon-medical (Religious (?friar or monk) 1602)
Period of medical practice1592-1612
Place of birthsounds foreign
Other notesTrouble 1602. ?Reln of Scipio Balsam Oxford (Magdalen College) 1596 (Milanese)?

Censorial hearings

30 April 1602
EntryAccused of practice. Admitted that 'he sought to make a living from medicine because he had no other means of support'.
Attitude of the accusedconfessed
Action takenDismissed `because of the religious life that he had entered'.
Verdictguilty
Sentence?To abstain (or allowed to practise within monastery???)


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