DU PONT, -

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Institute of Historical Research

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Margaret Pelling, Frances White

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2004

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'DU PONT, - ', Physicians and Irregular Medical Practitioners in London 1550-1640: Database (2004). URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=17391 Date accessed: 31 July 2014.


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Biography

NameDU PONT (DUPONT, PONT)
GenderMale
Primary occupationmedical surgeon (Surgeon. BSC 1630)
Period of medical practice1620-1640
Place of birthFrenchman
AddressLincoln's Inn 1630
Other notesFined 1630. BSC were recommended by the Privy Council to accept Du P, but rejected him.

Known London address

Lincoln's Inn
Date1630

Censorial hearings

4 June 1630
EntryDu P, of Lincoln's Inn, was accused by Francisca Hogg of giving her mercurial and other powders, causing much ills. Mary Newton accused him of the same offence, for 50s., & said that one Mrs Nightingale had lost all her teeth because of Du P's remedies.
Initiator of the complaintpatient
Second initiator of the complaintpatient
Action takenSee next. (To reappear.)
Number of crimes3
11 June 1630
EntryEdwards, of Drury Lane, accused Du P of giving his wife a suffumigation of mercury, which caused fainting, the falling out of her teeth, and general illness. Dr Cadyman & the Queen's French physician had to be summoned. Du P had eluded arrest and was absent.
Initiator of the complaintspouse of the patient
Second initiator of the complaintcollege member
Third initiator of the complaintother medical practitioner
Attitude of the accusedabsent
Action takenFined £20 in his absence.
Verdictguilty
SentenceFined £20
Number of crimes1