FREAR, Ambrose

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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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'FREAR, Ambrose', Physicians and Irregular Medical Practitioners in London 1550-1640: Database (2004). URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=17443 Date accessed: 02 September 2014.


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Ambrose FREAR

Biography

NameAmbrose FREAR (FRERE, FRIER)
GenderMale
Primary occupationnon-medical clergyman (Clergyman)
Period of medical practice1625-1648
Other notesIn trouble 1635 & 1638. MA. ?Went to Russia to preach 1627?

Censorial hearings

3 April 1635
EntryMr F, a divine, was to be cited.
Attitude of the accusedabsent
Action takenTo be summoned.
5 June 1635
EntryF was accused of giving a huge dose of stibium to John Powell of Westminster. Mrs Hansom of Warwick Lane said that F had purged and vomited Mr Whitten, her lodger, who had died. F said that Whitten had had the pox, but a Mr Pindar said that there was no sign of pox.
Initiator of the complaintfriend/neighbour/acquaintance of the patient
Action taken?
Verdictcase not completed
Number of crimes2
6 July 1638
EntryThomas Lovel of Cheapside, silkman, complained that F had failed to cure his father-in-law, Mr Stephens, of a palsy. F had also failed to cure L's son of the King's evil.
Initiator of the complaintrelative of the patient
Action taken?
Verdictcase not completed
Number of crimes2


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