COTTON, Lawrence

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Institute of Historical Research

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Margaret Pelling, Frances White

Year published

2004

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'COTTON, Lawrence', Physicians and Irregular Medical Practitioners in London 1550-1640: Database (2004). URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=17344 Date accessed: 23 August 2014.


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Lawrence COTTON

Biography

NameLawrence COTTON (COTTEN)
GenderMale
Primary occupationmedical surgeon (Surgeon. BSC 1605-38)
Period of medical practice1623-1643
Other notesCantab lic to pract med & surg 1629. Accused 1633. See Bloom & James. Servant punished for libel 1628.

Known London address

St Stephen's Coleman Street
ParishSt Stephen Coleman Street
WardColeman Street
Date1633

Censorial hearings

1 March 1633
EntryC denied practice and said that Dr READE had prescribed for the clysters, juleps and laudanum pills that C had given Mr Trott.
Action takenSee next.
Number of crimes1
5 April 1633
EntryJeames Ashman, a baker of Trinity Lane, said that C had given him medicine for wasting reines after he had been to BUTLER 136 (qv). C had given him pills and clysters, agreed for 40s., and had then offered to cure him for £5, of which he'd had 50s. A had later called Dr Reade, as he was left with pains and weakness.
Initiator of the complaintpatient
Action taken?
Verdictcase not completed
Number of crimes1


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