GLASSINGTON, ?John

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Margaret Pelling, Frances White

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2004

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'GLASSINGTON, ?John', Physicians and Irregular Medical Practitioners in London 1550-1640: Database (2004). URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=17470 Date accessed: 20 August 2014.


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?John GLASSINGTON

Biography

Name?John GLASSINGTON
GenderMale
Primary occupationmedical physician (Practitioner of physic. Guider of Knightsbridge Leper Hospital)
Period of medical practice1581-1633
Date of birthc.1550
Date of deathafter 1623
AddressKnightsbridge 1623
Other notesAccused 1623. Leper hospital: see Honeybourne 1963. ?Ancestor of John G, fl. 1654?

Known London address

Knightsbridge
Date1623

Censorial hearings

m Palm Sun 1623
EntryPatrick SAUNDERS 648, a Candidate, accused G, of Knightsbridge, of having given courses of physic, for instance to Mrs. Jone Jacob of Horsey Downe, unction and diet for cancer of the uterus.
Initiator of the complaintcollege member
Action takenSee next.
Number of crimes1
13 June 1623
EntryWilliam HEYFORD 389, a surgeon, in trouble for alleged practice on Mrs Winter of Holborn, said that G had cured Mrs Winter (presumably after H had failed?) with drinks and purges.
Initiator of the complaintother medical practitioner
Action taken?
Verdictcase not completed
Number of crimes1


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