BOWDEN, Thomas

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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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'BOWDEN, Thomas', Physicians and Irregular Medical Practitioners in London 1550-1640: Database (2004). URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=17259 Date accessed: 23 November 2014.


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Thomas BOWDEN

Biography

NameThomas BOWDEN (BOWDON)
GenderMale
Primary occupationmedical barber-surgeon (Barber-surgeon. BSC 1635-40)
Period of medical practice1621-1663
Date of deathApr 1663
AddressThomas the Apostle 1637-63. St Mary Aldermanbury 1632-6.
Other notesTrouble 1631. See Bloom & James 29-31. Had 12 children and 2 wives.

Known London address

St Thomas the Apostle
ParishSt Thomas the Apostle
WardVintry
Date1637-63
St Mary Aldermanbury
ParishSt Mary Aldermanbury
WardCripplegate (Within & Without)
Date1632-6

Censorial hearings

17 June 1631
EntryB, a surgeon, admitted having given medicine to Leache (med. obtained from the apothecary John FLUDD 278, q.v.) for 'a running of the reins' caused by a fall. B had diagnosed pox & given 3 purges for it in 1629-1630. Query (from whom?) 'whether wee maye committ for practize done two or three yeares before, being now first complayned of'.
Attitude of the accusedconfessed
Action takenSee next.
Number of crimes1
21 June 1631
EntryB again admitted ordering medicines (verbally) from FLUDD for Leach. Censors said that Leach's case was not one of gonorrhea, but strain caused by his fall.
Attitude of the accusedconfessed
Action takenSee next.
Number of crimes1
25 June 1631
EntryB was interdicted with FLUDD.
Action takenB interdicted.
Verdictguilty
SentenceInterdicted
9 July 1631
EntryNotice of the interdict on John Fludd and Thomas Bowden was to be given to each Fellow and Licentiate by the Beadle.
Action takenInterdicted (=banned).


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