GLORIANA, Susanna

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Institute of Historical Research

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Margaret Pelling, Frances White

Year published

2004

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'GLORIANA, Susanna', Physicians and Irregular Medical Practitioners in London 1550-1640: Database (2004). URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=17472 Date accessed: 22 October 2014.


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Susanna GLORIANA

Biography

NameSusanna GLORIANA
GenderFemale
Marital statusMarried 1602 (Wife & mother 1602)
Primary occupationnon-medical (Wife & mother)
Period of medical practice1592-1612
Place of birthFrench
Date of birth?post 1562
Other notesAccused 1602. Let off because poor and pregnant and had one unweaned baby.

Censorial hearings

14 June 1602
EntryJane Pickman accused G, a Frenchwoman, of giving a purge of syrup of hyssop and roses to Mary Brett. The purge worked, but G also prescribed a herbal bath to be taken at a specific time. Mrs Brett took the bath at another time and died about 6 days later. Jane ?Llood corroborated this. G confessed. Because she was poor, pregnant and had a child not yet weaned, leniency was shown. The case was referred to the French Church in London.
Initiator of the complaintperson unconnected with the patient or the case
Second initiator of the complaintperson unconnected with the patient or the case
Attitude of the accusedconfessed
Action takenG's husband gave bond of £20 against future practice.
Verdictguilty
SentenceBond of £20 to abstain. Case referred to the French church
Number of crimes1


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