CLARK, Edward (Jun)


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'CLARK, Edward (Jun)', Physicians and Irregular Medical Practitioners in London 1550-1640: Database (2004). URL: Date accessed: 24 November 2014.


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Edward (Jun) CLARK


NameEdward (Jun) CLARK (CLARKE)
Primary occupationmedical apothecary (Apothecary)
Period of medical practice1603-1623
AddressBankes' Ho + Old Bailey 1613. Ivy Bridge/Lane 1630
Other notesAccused 1613, 1630-1. Charter Member SA 1617. ?St Dionis B 1622? NB: there are 5 x John C in Whittet cards.

Known London address

Old Bailey (House of Bankes, Sign of Horse's Head)
ParishSt Martin Ludgate
WardFaringdon Within
Ivy Bridge / Lane

Censorial hearings

19 Oct 1613
EntryC was reported by Edward Myles and George Woodcock. He showed a petition of confession. He had paid £3 'seque experientiam habere medicamentorum D. Doct. Poe.' (to have experience of Dr. Poe's medicines.) He had given mercury pills to Becket for an inflamed throat, and sudorifics for 8 days. Had treated Sir Thomas Huit and cured him. In 1609 H had asked C to cure his servant Becket.
Initiator of the complaintperson unconnected with the patient or the case
Second initiator of the complaintperson unconnected with the patient or the case
Third initiator of the complaintfriend/neighbour/acquaintance of the patient
Action takenFellows disagreed on punishment (see HARVEY). Fined £8, no prison.
SentenceFined £8
Number of crimes4
6 Nov 1613
EntryClarke's petition was considered. He had not brought the £8. He claimed that he had been apprenticed to an apothecary used by Dr Poe.
Action takenCase was postponed. Had not brought his fine of £8.
5 Nov 1630
EntryDr Grent said that C, an apothecary of Ivy Bridge, had given a vomit to Miles Matthews, a man in the Earl of Salisbury's service. The apothecary Mathews was to be summoned as a witness.
Initiator of the complaintcollege member
Second initiator of the complaintother medical practitioner
Action takenSee next.
Number of crimes1
7 Jan 1631
EntryC denied having given an emetic to Henry (SIC) Mathews.
Attitude of the accuseddenied
Action takenDr Grent and Mr Mathews to be summoned [as witnesses?].
Verdictcase not completed
Number of crimes1

CLARK, Catherine