CLARK, Catherine

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Institute of Historical Research

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Margaret Pelling, Frances White

Year published

2004

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'CLARK, Catherine', Physicians and Irregular Medical Practitioners in London 1550-1640: Database (2004). URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=17317 Date accessed: 19 April 2014. Add to my bookshelf


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Catherine CLARK

Biography

NameCatherine CLARK
GenderFemale
Marital statusMarried 1598 (?Wife 1598)
Period of medical practice1588-1613
AddressPickleherring 1598
Other notesAccused 1598 & 1603.

Known London address

Pickleherring
WardBridge Without
Date1598

Censorial hearings

2 June 1598
EntryC, of Pickleherring, appeared and was accused of illegal practice. She was asked to reappear with her husband, or other honest man who would give sureties for her abstinence from practice in future.
Action takenTo reappear with sureties.
Verdictguilty
SentenceTo give bond to abstain - to reappear with sureties
17 June 1603
EntryC was accused by Mr BREDWELL of practising medicine. 'She denied the word but confessed to the deed', viz. of giving senna and other purges for swellings of the foot and ulcers, e.g. to a woman called Morgan for 7s.
Initiator of the complaintcollege member
Action takenFined £5 and imprisoned.
Verdictguilty
SentenceFined £5 and imprisoned
Number of crimes1


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