HOGFISH, John

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Institute of Historical Research

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Margaret Pelling, Frances White

Year published

2004

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'HOGFISH, John', Physicians and Irregular Medical Practitioners in London 1550-1640: Database (2004). URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=17549 Date accessed: 02 September 2014.


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John HOGFISH

Biography

NameJohn HOGFISH (HOGFLESH, HOGSFLESH)
GenderMale
Primary occupationmedical surgeon (Surgeon. BSC 1638 (not adm))
Period of medical practice1627-1649
AddressButcher's Alley St John St 1637. Whitechapel 1639
Other notesAccused of giving medicine 1637-9.

Known London address

Butcher's Alley, St John Street
Date1637
Whitechapel
ParishSt Mary Matfellon (Whitechapel)
Date1639

Censorial hearings

20 Oct 1637
EntryThomas Carr of Templebar complained that H, of Butcher's Alley, St John Street, had given him medicine. Ann Harvey of St Clements said that H had given her late husband medicine for 3s., 18s. and 3s. Susan Crunne said that H had given her medicine for 25s., 60s., and had arrested her for 40s. more. 'He cured her toothache by pulling out the tooth.'
Initiator of the complaintpatient
Second initiator of the complaintspouse of the patient
Third initiator of the complaintpatient
Action takenSee next.
Number of crimes3
1 Dec 1637
EntryCarr of St John's Street said that H had given him pulvis sanctus and had been going to flux him with unction of mercury. H had purged Susan Cron. Carr and Edborow Pitham corroborated Ann Harvey.
Initiator of the complaintpatient
Second initiator of the complaintperson unconnected with the patient or the case
Action taken?
Verdictcase not completed
Number of crimes3
5 July 1639
EntryJohn Gladwin complained that H, of Whitechapel, had given him pills. (G's wife Jane was with him.)
Initiator of the complaintpatient
Second initiator of the complaintspouse of the patient
Action takenSee next.
Number of crimes1
12 July 1639
EntryMr and Mrs Gladwin reappeared and brought letters. Nicholas Grave was a witness. H denied the charge but was found guilty.
Initiator of the complaintpatient
Second initiator of the complaintspouse of the patient
Third initiator of the complaintperson unconnected with the patient or the case
Attitude of the accuseddenied
Action takenFined £10 and imprisoned. Both remitted on the third day.
Verdictguilty
SentenceFined £10 and imprisoned. Fine and prison remitted on third day
Number of crimes1


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