HOPKINS, Richard

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Institute of Historical Research

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Margaret Pelling, Frances White

Year published

2004

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'HOPKINS, Richard', Physicians and Irregular Medical Practitioners in London 1550-1640: Database (2004). URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=17555 Date accessed: 31 October 2014.


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Richard HOPKINS

Biography

NameRichard HOPKINS
GenderMale
Period of medical practice1617-1637
Other notesProhibited 1627.
Medical specialitiesEars (+GP)

Censorial hearings

13 June 1623
EntryH appeared and said that he cured ears by looking in the sun and using 'a sucking instrument and yt he drawes somethyng sometymes: he tolde one of pilluli cochi which he took and was sick of which a Doctor had taught him he knowes not whom.'
Attitude of the accuseddenied
Action taken?
Verdictcase not completed
5 Jan 1627
EntryH was accused by Michael Babbington of St Martins Ludgate of giving him pills and a purge for 22s., which did no good.
Initiator of the complaintpatient
Action taken?
Number of crimes1
28 June 1627
EntryH paid 10s. and was prohibited practice, even pilulae cochiae.
Attitude of the accusedsubmitted to the College
Action takenFined 10s. and prohibited from practice.
Verdictguilty
SentenceFined 10s. and prohibited from practice


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