COWPER, Richard

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Institute of Historical Research

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Margaret Pelling, Frances White

Year published

2004

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'COWPER, Richard', Physicians and Irregular Medical Practitioners in London 1550-1640: Database (2004). URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=17347 Date accessed: 29 July 2014.


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Richard COWPER

Biography

NameRichard COWPER (COOPER)
GenderMale
Primary occupationmedical surgeon (Surgeon. BSC 1601-5)
Period of medical practice1607-1627
Other notesAccused 1617.

Censorial hearings

7 March 1617
EntryAnn Spicer said that C and HAILES 359 (qv), both surgeons, had purged her husband with drinks, including mercury, so that he had died coughing. C said that Spicer had a hard tumour on his right ribs, wch HAILES undertook to cure for £3. C had repaid £1 wch he'd received. C confessed to giving aqua vitae, salet oile and longue pepper for agues.
Initiator of the complaintspouse of the patient
Action takenDeferred because HAILES was away.
Verdictcase not completed
Number of crimes1


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