FLETCHER, Susan

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Institute of Historical Research

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Margaret Pelling, Frances White

Year published

2004

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'FLETCHER, Susan', Physicians and Irregular Medical Practitioners in London 1550-1640: Database (2004). URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=17423 Date accessed: 20 September 2014.


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Susan FLETCHER

Biography

NameSusan FLETCHER
GenderFemale
Marital statusMarried 1613 (Wife of Robert Fletcher 1613)
Primary occupationnon-medical (Wife of Robert Fletcher)
Period of medical practice1603-1623
Other notesCharged 1613. Warned.
Medical specialities(Women's) mammary diseases

Censorial hearings

3 Dec 1613
EntryF, the wife of Robert Fletcher, was accused by John Udall (Woodall), surgeon, of practising on many people, incl. Mrs Tuttell for cancer of the breasts. F admitted to having given saffron, white wine & thistle in equal quantities, & to treating diseases of the breast with 'smallage, perseley, whitebread and milke'. Denied inspecting urine.
Initiator of the complaintother medical practitioner
Action takenSummoned to reappear.
Number of crimes1
15 Dec 1613
EntryF said that Mrs Tatell's cancer was 18 months developed when she treated her. An abscess developed and eventually caused death. Dr Thory saw Mrs T. The President (Dr Moundeford) warned F, and told her not to inspect urine.
Attitude of the accusedconfessed
Action takenWarned.
Verdictguilty
SentenceWarned to abstain
Number of crimes1


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