BEANE, Christopher

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Institute of Historical Research

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Margaret Pelling, Frances White

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2004

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'BEANE, Christopher', Physicians and Irregular Medical Practitioners in London 1550-1640: Database (2004). URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=17226 Date accessed: 25 April 2014. Add to my bookshelf


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Christopher BEANE

Biography

NameChristopher BEANE
GenderMale
Primary occupationmedical physician (university education) (?Physician. Surgeon 1599.)
Period of medical practice1599-1627
Place of birthEngland (of Gressham, Norfolk)
Date of birthc. 1580
AddressKing Street Westminster 1617
Other notesCa 1596. Archbishop's licence to practise Surgery in East Anglia 1599. Free of BSC.

Known London address

King Street Westminster
Date1618

Censorial hearings

9 Jan 1618
EntryBeane was to be summoned.
Attitude of the accusedabsent
Action takenTo be summoned.
6 Feb 1618
EntryAccused by Dr Pattison of treating Mr Sparkes of Bartholomew Lane, by fomenting, anointing & purging with medicines from Mr Hewet, apothecary. B admitted using a 'magical oile' (valerian, hyperion, carduus benedictus olib. cum ?tereb. Ven.), to applying clouts which 'worke by a naturall meanes', & to using adamant (description given) 'to drive back the humours'. Promised to reappear.
Initiator of the complaintcollege member
Attitude of the accusedconfessed
Action takenFined 40s. because poor & in prison (for debt) already. Prohibited
Verdictguilty
SentenceFined 40s. & prohibited from practice
Number of crimes1


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