DICKSON, Anna

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Institute of Historical Research

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Margaret Pelling, Frances White

Year published

2004

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'DICKSON, Anna', Physicians and Irregular Medical Practitioners in London 1550-1640: Database (2004). URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=17375 Date accessed: 17 April 2014. Add to my bookshelf


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Anna DICKSON

Biography

NameAnna DICKSON
GenderFemale
Period of medical practice1593-1613
Other notesFined & imprisoned 1603.

Censorial hearings

6 June 1603
EntryRobert Goldstone alias Harman accused D of killing a gentlewoman named Medcalf with excess vomits and purges. John Wright, servant, and various women (incl. Anna Cartewright & Collyson) confirmed story.
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 complaintperson unconnected with the patient or the case
Attitude of the accuseddenied
Action takenSee next.
Number of crimes1
17 June 1603
EntryD reappeared because of her previous denial. She now admitted giving oxyacanthine for yellow jaundice, 'and thus she tried to plead an excuse for her fault'. College was not impressed this time either.
Action takenFined £5 and imprisoned.
Verdictguilty
SentenceFined £5 and imprisoned
Number of crimes1


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