DAVIS, Mistress

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Institute of Historical Research

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Margaret Pelling, Frances White

Year published

2004

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'DAVIS, Mistress', Physicians and Irregular Medical Practitioners in London 1550-1640: Database (2004). URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=17359 Date accessed: 23 July 2014.


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Mistress DAVIS

Biography

NameMistress DAVIS
GenderFemale
Marital statusWidowed 1623 (?Widow of John Davis, BSC 1605?. Husband: medical barber-surgeon)
Primary occupationnon-medical (?Surgeon's widow)
Period of medical practice1613-1637
AddressBush Lane 1624. Limehouse 1627
Other notesTrouble 1623 1624 1627. ?Widow of BSC John Davis 1605?

Known London address

Bush Lane
WardWalbrook
Date1624
Limehouse
Date1627

Censorial hearings

4 April 1623
EntryDr. Saunders, accused, counter-complained 'of Mrs. Daius and other empeiriques, whereof he promiseth a note in writing, which hereafter folowes.'
Initiator of the complaintcollege member
Attitude of the accusedabsent
Action takenComplained of.
m Palm Sun 1623
EntrySAUNDERS 648 (qv), a Candidate, reported that 'Mr. Bracke a victualer in Leaden Hall Streat', had accused D of fluxing to death a 'felemaker's wife' of St. Toulyes, Sowthwark. S also accused D of giving unction to Mrs. Dally and to Mrs. Moses.
Initiator of the complaintperson unconnected with the patient or the case
Second initiator of the complaintcollege member
Action taken?
Verdictcase not completed
Number of crimes3
3 Aug 1627
EntryD, of Limehouse, was accused of giving stibium to Ann Ashe and Lady Geeves, who swelled up.
Action takenTo reappear.
Verdictcase not completed
Number of crimes2


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