PORDAGE, John

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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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'PORDAGE, John', Physicians and Irregular Medical Practitioners in London 1550-1640: Database (2004). URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=17723 Date accessed: 25 October 2014.


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John PORDAGE

Biography

NameJohn PORDAGE (PARDYGE)
GenderMale
Primary occupationmedical physician (Practitioner of physic. Deacon. Chaplain to Lady Vere 1638.)
Period of medical practice1627-1648
AddressBarbican 1637
Other notesAccused 1637. Came for examination Jan 1638 but had been made chaplain so couldn't be L.

Known London address

Barbican
ParishSt Giles without Cripplegate
WardCripplegate (Within & Without)
Date1637

Censorial hearings

9 June 1637
EntryEdward Woodfine produced recipes of powders which P, of Barbican, had given him. W said they were harmful. P was said to be a pretended doctor of physic. P not present, so deferred.
Attitude of the accusedabsent
Action takenTo appear.
Verdictcase not completed
Number of crimes1
10 Jan 1638
EntryWilliam TRIGGE 746, accused of killing a woman with dropsy by opening her belly, 'excused himself that what he did was done in the presence and with the assistance of a Physition, viz. Mr. Pordage.'
Initiator of the complaintother medical practitioner
Action taken?None to P.
26 Jan 1638
EntryP came for examination, but confessed that he'd been made a deacon and was chaplain to Lady Vere. So he could not be licensed.
Attitude of the accusedasked for College membership
Action takenLicense refused because he was a clergyman.
Verdictguilty
SentenceNot licensed, so to abstain


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