PHOENIX, Jane

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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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'PHOENIX, Jane', Physicians and Irregular Medical Practitioners in London 1550-1640: Database (2004). URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=17712 Date accessed: 31 July 2014.


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Jane PHOENIX

Biography

NameJane PHOENIX
GenderFemale
Marital statusMarried 1612 (Wife (husband absconded) 1612, 1613)
Primary occupationnon-medical (Wife of absconder)
Period of medical practice1602-1623
Other notesCharged 1612-3. Blamed her absent husband. Cf 566 Thomas PATTENSON.

Censorial hearings

12 June 1612
EntryP was brought by a constable, but the matter was deferred because the two Censors were absent. Her neighbour promised that P would reappear.
Action takenTo reappear.
25 June 1612
EntryP was charged and examined (see E).
Action takenDismissed.
3 July 1612
EntrySparrow, the guarantor of P, was to be told that she must reappear.
Attitude of the accusedabsent
Action takenTo reappear.
6 Nov 1612
EntryA record concerning Mrs. Phoenix is given in the Book of Examinations for this day: she was threatened by the President with imprisonment and a fine of 5 l., but she was forbidden to practise in future and so he sent the old woman away.
Action takenWarned, forbidden to practise and dismissed.
Verdictguilty
SentenceForbidden to practise on pain of £5 fine and prison
2 July 1613
EntryDr Pattison charged P with having treated Mrs Coles of Colman Street. P blamed all on her husband, who had 'long since' left for Lisbon.
Action taken?
Verdictcase not completed
Number of crimes1


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