BENDWELL, Frances

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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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'BENDWELL, Frances', Physicians and Irregular Medical Practitioners in London 1550-1640: Database (2004). URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=17229 Date accessed: 26 October 2014.


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Frances BENDWELL

Biography

NameFrances BENDWELL
GenderFemale
Period of medical practice1606-1626
AddressOf St Martins [Lane?] 1616
Other notesTrouble 1616. Old then.

Known London address

St Martins [Lane?]
Date1616

Censorial hearings

22 March 1616
EntryThomas Audley said B offered him a drink for hectic ague, felt his pulse, said she could cure him where doctors had failed, and purged him to 'exceeding weakness'. Cost was 10s. A's laundress Katharin Harbert was to pawn linen to B for medicine.
Initiator of the complaintpatient
Action takenDeferred. See below.
Number of crimes1
3 May 1616
EntryB appeared & was charged by William & Katherin Harbert with selling 4 quarts of 'e senna polypod. glyc. etc.' which failed to purge.
Initiator of the complaintpatient
Second initiator of the complaintpatient
Action takenFined 40s. but prison suspended as she was old. Ordered to reappear
Verdictguilty
SentenceFined 40s., but to reappear
Number of crimes1
7 June 1616
EntryAccused again by Katherin Harbert of supplying 'lign. glycr. senna et with Coloquintida'.
Initiator of the complaintpatient
Action takenOrdered to hand back [H's] linen. Fined 13s 4d. Prohibited.
Number of crimes1