GYLE, Richard

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Institute of Historical Research

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Margaret Pelling, Frances White

Year published

2004

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'GYLE, Richard', Physicians and Irregular Medical Practitioners in London 1550-1640: Database (2004). URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=17499 Date accessed: 24 October 2014.


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Richard GYLE

Biography

NameRichard GYLE (GUILE, GYLES)
GenderMale
Primary occupationmedical surgeon (Surgeon. BSC 1598-1606)
Period of medical practice1592-1615
Other notesCharged 1602 1605. In trouble BSC 1598-1606.

Censorial hearings

5 May 1602
EntryG, a surgeon, was charged with giving a purgative and an emetic pill to Henry Farrington, servant to the Lord Chamberlain, which caused serious illness. He confessed but was discharged with a warning.
Attitude of the accusedconfessed
Action takenWarned and dismissed.
Verdictguilty
SentenceWarned and dismissed
Number of crimes1
19 July 1605
EntryJohn Swift, baker, charged Richard Guile, surgeon, with giving a purgative diet and pills for gonorrhea for 1 month. He made a frank confession.
Initiator of the complaintpatient
Attitude of the accusedconfessed
Action takenFined 20s.
Verdictguilty
SentenceFined 20s.
Number of crimes1


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