FRIER, Thomas (Jun)


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'FRIER, Thomas (Jun)', Physicians and Irregular Medical Practitioners in London 1550-1640: Database (2004). URL: Date accessed: 22 November 2014.


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Thomas (Jun) FRIER


NameThomas (Jun) FRIER (FRYER)
Primary occupationmedical physician (MD) (Physician)
Period of medical practice1610-1640
Date of birthc.1580
Date of deathafter 1640
AddressAldersgate Ward St Botolph without the Gate 1640
Other notesSon of 300 & brother of 299. Rejected as CRCP 1622-3 (religion?). Trouble 17 Nov 1634.

Known London address

St Botolph without the gate, Aldersgate ward
ParishSt Botolph without Aldersgate
WardAldersgate (Within & Without)

Censorial hearings

10 Nov 1615
EntryF, MD Padua of 19 March 1614, was examined and approved for the first time.
Action takenApproved on first examination.
6 Dec 1622
EntryF was examined and approved for the second time. He sought to become a member of the College, 'ut avus, pater, frater'.
Action takenApproved on second examination.
19 Dec 1622
EntryExamined and approved for the third time.
Action takenApproved on third examination.
22 Dec 1622
EntryF was proposed by the President for admission as CRCP. However, he was rejected by a majority in the ballot, 'fidelitatis tamen erga Regem deposcens juramentum suscipit 30 Jan'ii sequent.'
Action takenRefused admission as CRCP on religious grounds.
30 Jan 1623
EntryF was again proposed by the President for admission as CRCP, and was again rejected by 11 votes (beans), 'sed juramentum fidelitatis sponte suscipit'.
Action takenRejected as CRCP.
29 March 1626
EntryListed as suspected Papist doctor.
Verdictcase not completed
17 Nov 1634
Entry'Dr. Oxenbridge reporteth that hee being called to one Mr. Langerishe in the Strand, hee found hee had bine lett blood by Dr. Thomas Friar'; smallpox developed & so did some professional double-dealing.
Initiator of the complaintcollege member
Action taken?
Verdictcase not completed