FORSTER, James

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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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'FORSTER, James', Physicians and Irregular Medical Practitioners in London 1550-1640: Database (2004). URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=17429 Date accessed: 29 July 2014.


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James FORSTER

Biography

NameJames FORSTER (FORBISSHER, FORESTER, FORRESTER, FOURESTIER)
GenderMale
Primary occupationmedical physician (university education) (Physician. Clergyman 1585. Author (theology, logic & medicine). Distiller?)
Period of medical practice1589-1611
Place of birthEngland (b Cambridge)
Date of birth1561
Date of death1622 or later
Address?Blackfriars 1594? Mavis-Enderby Lincs 1606-22
Other notesCa 1576 BA 1580 MA 1583. Trouble 1592-9. Arrested as separatist 1590. Indicted 1593. Chaplain to Earl of Lincoln.

Known London address

Blackfriars (?)
ParishSt Anne Blackfriars
WardFaringdon Within
Date1594

Censorial hearings

7 Dec 1592
EntryJF, MA Cantab and a minister of Religion who confessed that he had practised medicine here in London for three years appeared. He was examined but his replies were absurd and inadequate. He said he was unaware of our laws and customs and for that reason he suggested that he should not be punished. He was forbidden to practise in future: if he did otherwise he would be fined for his previous practice.
Action takenF was forbidden to practise.
Verdictguilty
SentenceForbidden to practise on pain of fine
23 Aug 1614
EntryA charge was reported by Dr Argent against F, a theologian.
Initiator of the complaintcollege member
Action taken?
Verdictcase not completed


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