BAXTER, Emma

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Institute of Historical Research

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Margaret Pelling, Frances White

Year published

2004

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'BAXTER, Emma', Physicians and Irregular Medical Practitioners in London 1550-1640: Database (2004). URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=17222 Date accessed: 02 August 2014.


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Emma BAXTER

Biography

NameEmma BAXTER
GenderFemale
Marital statusMarried 1572 (Wife of William Baxter 1572)
Primary occupationnon-medical (Wife of William B.)
Period of medical practice1562-1582
Other notesTrouble 1572. ?=Mistress BACKSTAR qv 35? ?son apothecary of Coleman Street?

Censorial hearings

7 Feb 1572
Entry'Emma Baxter, an ignorant and bold woman, was committed to prison on 7 February because she practised medicine and was released on the eleventh of the same month on the surety given by her husband William Baxter and Nicholas Staples a citizen of London to the College and its successors that she would not practise medicine either in London or elsewhere: this was accepted by the Comitia held on the same day and she was dismissed with the injunction to pay our official 3s. 4d. to clear her expenses in the prison.'
Attitude of the accuseddefiant
Action takenImprisoned. Released on bond (or surety) not to practise.
Verdictguilty
SentenceImprisoned till gave bond to abstain


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