GASH, Thomas


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Margaret Pelling, Frances White

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'GASH, Thomas', Physicians and Irregular Medical Practitioners in London 1550-1640: Database (2004). URL: Date accessed: 26 November 2014.


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Thomas GASH


NameThomas GASH (GARSH)
Primary occupationmedical surgeon (Surgeon)
Period of medical practice1627-1647
AddressFleet Bridge 1637
Other notesTrouble 1637.

Known London address

Fleet Bridge
ParishSt Bride Fleet Street
WardFaringdon Without

Censorial hearings

3 April 1637
EntryEdward Eliot said that G, of Fleet Bridge, had given him mineral physic for 22s. and that the medicine had been harmful.
Initiator of the complaintpatient
Attitude of the accusedabsent
Action takenTo appear at next.
Number of crimes1
9 June 1637
EntryEliot gave details of the medicine (*): 1 oz fi pulvis sanctus in wine, & pills of mercurius dulcis, which caused flux at mouth and asthma. G confessed and admitted that he'd had 22s. and would have had 18s. more when E was cured. He also admitted having given aque falopii for the ulcerous throat.
Attitude of the accusedconfessed
Action taken? [Presum College did nothing - see next.]
Number of crimes2
16 June 1637
EntryEliot brought a petition that he had taken to the Lord Privy Seal. The latter had sent (12/06/1637) a letter encouraging the College to act [against G].
Attitude of the accusedsubmitted to the College
Action taken?

GARRET, ?James