HEYFORD, William

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Institute of Historical Research

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Margaret Pelling, Frances White

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2004

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'HEYFORD, William', Physicians and Irregular Medical Practitioners in London 1550-1640: Database (2004). URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=17531 Date accessed: 20 October 2014.


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William HEYFORD

Biography

NameWilliam HEYFORD (HAYFORD, HAYFORDE)
GenderMale
Primary occupationmedical surgeon (Surgeon. BSC 1610-24)
Period of medical practice1610-1633
Other notesAccused 1623.

Censorial hearings

23 May 1623
EntryMrs Jane Winter at Mrs Nelson's accused H, surgeon, of selling her a purge &c. for headache, for 15s., and then suing her at the King's Bench for the money.
Initiator of the complaintpatient
Action takenSee next.
Number of crimes1
30 May 1623
EntryMrs PAYNE (?557) witnessed that Jane Winter had paid Mrs Anne Johnson £4 for the use of H. W to reappear.
Initiator of the complaintother medical practitioner
Action taken[To reappear.]
Number of crimes1
13 June 1623
EntryH said that Mrs. Winter's medicine was prescribed by Dr Reade. Reade denied it. H then said that GLASSINGTON 325 (qv) had cured Mrs. Winter.
Action takenMrs. Winter's legal action was dismissed, H was fined 20s.
Verdictguilty
SentenceFined 20s. and lawsuit settled
Number of crimes1


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