HENLEY, James

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Institute of Historical Research

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Margaret Pelling, Frances White

Year published

2004

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'HENLEY, James', Physicians and Irregular Medical Practitioners in London 1550-1640: Database (2004). URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=17527 Date accessed: 24 October 2014.


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James HENLEY

Biography

NameJames HENLEY
GenderMale
Primary occupationmedical surgeon (Surgeon)
Period of medical practice1593-1613
Other notesAccused 1603.

Censorial hearings

21 Jan 1603
EntryH, a surgeon, was accused by Margaret Williams, who said that her husband Elizaeus W was in a critical state because of H's red pills. H admitted giving turbinth pills but said that all surgeons did so & that he'd supplied the same pills to a printer called Edward Garret & to 500 others without any risk to life.
Initiator of the complaintspouse of the patient
Action takenCommitted to Newgate `when the case was heard'.
Verdictguilty
SentenceImprisoned in Newgate. ?To be prosecuted at law?
Number of crimes1


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