PLOMLEY, Mistress

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Margaret Pelling, Frances White

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2004

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'PLOMLEY, Mistress', Physicians and Irregular Medical Practitioners in London 1550-1640: Database (2004). URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=17717 Date accessed: 30 October 2014.


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Mistress PLOMLEY

Biography

NameMistress PLOMLEY (PLUMLEY)
GenderFemale
Marital statusWidowed 1607 (the widow Plomley of Redrith 1607. Husband: non-medical, Musician, Kings chapel)
Marital status (subsequent)Married 1608
Primary occupationnon-medical (Widow 1607. ?Remarried 1608)
Period of medical practice1597-1618
AddressRedrith 1607
Other notesAccused 1607-8.

Known London address

Redrith
Date1607

Censorial hearings

30 March 1607
EntryP was summoned but failed to appear.
Attitude of the accusedabsent
Action takenFailed to appear.
3 July 1607
EntryWidow P of Redrith failed to appear.
Attitude of the accusedabsent
Action takenFailed to appear.
6 Nov 1607
EntryJames Milburne of Redrith said that P had agreed to cure Maria Googe for 60s. (30s. in advance) and had treated her for a month without improvement.
Initiator of the complaintperson unconnected with the patient or the case
Action takenSee next.
Number of crimes1
4 Dec 1607
EntryP, summoned for the second time, failed to appear.
Attitude of the accusedabsent
Action takenFailed to appear.
19 Feb 1608
EntryP appeared to defend herself against Eliz. Googe's charge that the diet prescribed by P (for 30s. in advance 30s. later) had not worked. P said the fee was not for treatment but for the ingredients. Googe was described as 'querulous and peevish'. P's husband was one of the King's musicians serving in his chapel. This seemed to be a point in P's favour.
Initiator of the complaintpatient
Attitude of the accusedconfessed
Action takenTo repay 10s. Dismissed.
Verdictguilty
SentenceTo repay patient's 10s.
Number of crimes1


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