CHECKLEY, William

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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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'CHECKLEY, William', Physicians and Irregular Medical Practitioners in London 1550-1640: Database (2004). URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=17308 Date accessed: 26 October 2014.


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William CHECKLEY

Biography

NameWilliam CHECKLEY (CHETLEY, CHUKELEY)
GenderMale
Primary occupationmedical apothecary (Apothecary. Innkeeper by 1623 (change of trade))
Period of medical practice1613-1638
Address?Bishopsgate c1617 [BARRETT]
Other notesAccused 1623 & 1628. SA Charter member 1617 & member of first Court.

Known London address

Bishopsgate (?)
ParishSt Ethelburga
WardBishopsgate (Within & Without)
Datec1617

Censorial hearings

11 July 1623
EntryC, ex-apothecary, now an innkeeper, was accused by Dr Clement of practice. He confessed that he had written a bill (details given), and said that it was anti-epileptic water, and that it was the only med he made. His pills, he said, came from Samuel Harrison. Robert Smith (surgeon) had brought Cade to him and C had given Cade the med though he was 'asthmatique and hectique' rather than epileptic.
Initiator of the complaintcollege member
Attitude of the accusedconfessed
Action takenFined 40s. and imprisoned `as he joked'.
Verdictguilty
SentenceFined 40s. and imprisoned
Number of crimes1
4 July 1628
EntryC, apothecary, was accused by Jane CHURCH 164 (q.v.) of giving an emetic to (Mrs) Palmer, a woman of Eastcheap.
Initiator of the complaintother medical practitioner
Action takenSee next.
Number of crimes1
1 Aug 1628
EntryC, apothecary, was accused.
Action takenTo be indicted.
Verdictcase not completed


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