MOORE, 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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'MOORE, William', Physicians and Irregular Medical Practitioners in London 1550-1640: Database (2004). URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=17660 Date accessed: 01 October 2014.


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William MOORE

Biography

NameWilliam MOORE (MORE)
GenderMale
Primary occupationmedical physician (Practitioner of physic. Prefect of Knightsbridge Leper Hospital)
Period of medical practice1597-1620
Date of death1620
AddressKnightsbridge 1607. Near Knightsbridge 1615
Other notesAccused 1607 1615. ?Guider at Kingsland (Hackney) Leper Hosp 1601-2. ?BA, Archbishop's Lic 1605 (Raach). 525a.

Known London address

Knightsbridge
Date1607

Censorial hearings

30 March 1607
EntryElizabeth Googe of Golding Lane complained about M, of Knightsbridge. She had paid him 20s. for an ordinary diet (40 days) and frequent purging, but had had no improvement. M was summoned and appeared.
Initiator of the complaintpatient
Action takenM to repay his fee and go to prison. Prison later forgiven.
Verdictguilty
SentenceTo repay patient's money and go to prison
Number of crimes1
15 Dec 1615
EntryJohn Atkinson confessed that a certain Moor, a kinsman of his living near Knightsbridge, had given him a dietic drink for several days beginning at last Michaelmas.
Initiator of the complaintpatient
Action taken?
Verdictcase not completed
Number of crimes1


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