NEWTON, -

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Margaret Pelling, Frances White

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2004

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'NEWTON, - ', Physicians and Irregular Medical Practitioners in London 1550-1640: Database (2004). URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=17673 Date accessed: 17 April 2014. Add to my bookshelf


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Biography

NameNEWTON
GenderMale
Primary occupationnon-medical (Quondam pewterer)
Period of medical practice1613-1641
Other notesAccused 1623 1627 1631. BSC: George/Isack/John/Joseph (right period). Venn I.3 p.252 (John 1613, 1637, Samuel 16**).

Known London address

Bishopsgate Street
Date1623

Censorial hearings

29 Nov 1622
EntryMr. Eston apothecarie [was] charged as Whetlye as a mainteyner of Blanke and Newton. He denied Blank, but said nothing about Newton.
Action taken?
m Palm Sun 1623
EntryMr Whitterame, a chandler of Bishopsgate Street, was first a patient of Dr Saunders and then of Mr. Shepard. 'then Newton the quondam Pewterer vndertooke him with his bottles and so he dyed.'
Initiator of the complaintcollege member
Action taken?
Verdictcase not completed
Number of crimes1
16 Feb 1627
EntryN was accused of practising, especially on hectic fever. He said his practice was very small. The College asked how much he would pay to settle. N said he had done no wrong, but he offered £2 as a gift. He said he'd learned his practice from someone who had cured his own fever.
Action takenN offered a "gift" of £2. It was presumably not accepted, see next
2 March 1627
EntryN paid £5.
Action takenFined £5.
Verdictguilty
SentenceFined £5
4 March 1631
EntryDr Crooke reported that Mr. Newton had sold Mr Dagges four or five bottles of his potion in October and accepted eleven shillings for any one bottle.
Initiator of the complaintcollege member
Action taken?
Verdictcase not completed
Number of crimes1


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