BRIGHT, Timothy

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Institute of Historical Research

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Margaret Pelling, Frances White

Year published

2004

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'BRIGHT, Timothy', Physicians and Irregular Medical Practitioners in London 1550-1640: Database (2004). URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=17271 Date accessed: 28 November 2014.


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Timothy BRIGHT

Biography

NameTimothy BRIGHT
GenderMale
Primary occupationmedical physician (MD) (Physician. Bart's 1584-91. Clergyman 1594-1615. Author. Lecturer. Inventor of shorthand.)
Period of medical practice1573-1594
Place of birthEngland (near Sheffield, Yorkshire)
Date of birth1550
Date of death13 Nov 1615
AddressLittle St Bart's 1586. [Practised in Cambridge & Ipswich earlier.]
Other notesCa 1561 BA 1568 MB 1573 lic 1575 MD 1579. Summoned 1586 - ignored it. Imprisoned 1587. Signed statutes of Emmanuel College, Cantab, 1585.

Known London address

Little St Bartholomew's by Smithfield
ParishSt Bartholomew the Less (the Hospital)
WardFaringdon Without
Date1586

Censorial hearings

10 Nov 1587
Entry'D. Bright, saepius citatus, et non comparens, in carcerem conijciendus est: scilicet in Fleetum.' (Dr Bright, having often been summoned, and not appearing, was sent to prison, viz. to the Fleet.)
Attitude of the accusedabsent
Action takenSent to prison.
Verdictguilty
SentenceImprisoned


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