JENKINS, Matthew or Matthias

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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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'JENKINS, Matthew or Matthias', Physicians and Irregular Medical Practitioners in London 1550-1640: Database (2004). URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=17576 Date accessed: 28 July 2014.


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Matthew or Matthias JENKINS

Biography

NameMatthew or Matthias JENKINS (JENKINSON)
GenderMale
Primary occupationmedical surgeon (Surgeon)
Period of medical practice1599-1625
Date of deathAug 1625
AddressDuke's Place 1609
Other notesCharged 1609 1612. Eventually confessed & fined. See JENKINSON (BSC cards 1608).

Known London address

Duke's Place
ParishSt James Dukes' Place [17th c.]
WardAldgate
Date1609

Censorial hearings

11 Aug 1609
EntryJ, a surgeon of Duke's Place, was charged by Dr Herring, but not convicted.
Initiator of the complaintcollege member
Action takenDismissed unconvicted.
Verdictnot proven
6 Nov 1612
EntryJ, a surgeon, appeared and was charged by Dr Clement with treating Mr Steeple of Sermon Lane last June, for 20s. of which he had had 5s., and with treating Mr Johnson of Leyton. He denied the charges.
Initiator of the complaintcollege member
Attitude of the accuseddenied
Action takenTo reappear.
Number of crimes2
13 Nov 1612
EntryMr Morer's maid, finding Dr Lodge absent, had gone to 'Mr Jenkins', who gave her advice and medicine for 11s. 3d.
Initiator of the complaintpatient
Action takenSee next.
Number of crimes1
20 Nov 1612
EntryJ appeared and denied the charges against him. But finally he begged to have his past sins forgiven and promised, on pain of £5 for each offence, not to practise again.
Action takenForgiven on promise to abstain, on pain of fine of £5 per offence.
Verdictguilty
SentenceForgiven on promise to abstain, on pain of fine of £5 per offence


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