FIGH, Valentine


Institute of Historical Research



Margaret Pelling, Frances White

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'FIGH, Valentine', Physicians and Irregular Medical Practitioners in London 1550-1640: Database (2004). URL: Date accessed: 21 October 2014.


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Valentine FIGH


NameValentine FIGH (FIGGE, FYGE)
Primary occupationmedical apothecary (Apothecary's man 1626. Freed 1626. ?Apothecary to Pepys? Master SA 1669)
Period of medical practice1626-1669
Date of deathsoon after 1669
AddressFleet Street 1640
Other notesWarned 1626 & 1632. Sons Valentine (v. Venn) & Thomas. Archbishop's Lic med 1635 (Laud Register I.232d).

Known London address

Fleet Street
ParishSt Bride Fleet Street
WardFaringdon Without

Censorial hearings

1 Sep 1626
EntryF, the servant ('man') of apothecary Wakes, was warned about his irreverence.
Action takenWarned.
Verdictcase not completed
8 June 1632
EntryF, an apothecary, was charged in the matter of Mr Goddard, but said that he had Dr Yelverton's prescriptions.
Action takenWarned and dismissed.
Verdictcase not completed
Number of crimes1
3 July 1640
Entry'Mr. Phige apothecary was questioned for practizinge upon the body of Mrs. Ganocke. hee put of all to D. Staines, D. Gurden and Mr. Hill, affirminge what was done, was by ther direction.'
Action taken?
Verdictcase not completed

FIELD, Edward
FISKE, Nicholas