FATHERS, Ann

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Institute of Historical Research

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Margaret Pelling, Frances White

Year published

2004

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'FATHERS, Ann', Physicians and Irregular Medical Practitioners in London 1550-1640: Database (2004). URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=17412 Date accessed: 01 October 2014.


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Ann FATHERS

Biography

NameAnn FATHERS
GenderFemale
Primary occupationmedical physician (Practitioner of physic (Uroscopist, part-time))
Period of medical practice1614-1634
Other notesConvicted & fined 1624.
Medical specialitiesUroscopy (+ divers practices extravagant)

Censorial hearings

26-30 June 1624
EntryF confessed that she had given a cullice of Lvii herbes ambrgris, &c, to Lady Harrington, a consumptive, after she had consulted many doctors, especially SAVERY 653. F had charged £5. Urged by the President (Dr Moundeford), she also admitted to inspecting urines, once or twice a week, and admitted other 'divers practices extravagant'.
Action takenTo pay £5 or go to prison. Refused to pay, so to reappear.
Verdictguilty
SentenceFined £5 and imprisoned until she did


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