POWELL, Mistress

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Institute of Historical Research

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Margaret Pelling, Frances White

Year published

2004

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'POWELL, Mistress', Physicians and Irregular Medical Practitioners in London 1550-1640: Database (2004). URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=17725 Date accessed: 21 August 2014.


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Mistress POWELL

Biography

NameMistress POWELL (ARUNDELL)
GenderFemale
Marital statusMarried 1594 (Wife of Roger POWELL = 597, 1594. Husband: medical, Impostor)
Primary occupationnon-medical (Wife of Roger Powell impostor 597)
Period of medical practice1584-1621
Other notesTrue name Arundell? Accused 1594 1611. ?Reln of Daniel Arundell physician?

Censorial hearings

30 Sep 1594
EntryP, wife of the 'remarkable and well-known impostor' Roger POWELL (597, qv), was accused by Roger Mackwell. She was to be arrested and brought to the next comitia.
Initiator of the complaintperson unconnected with the patient or the case
Attitude of the accusedabsent
Action takenTo be arrested and brought to the next comitia.
Verdictcase not completed
Number of crimes1
12 April 1611
EntryHodgeson, a farrier, appeared on behalf of 'Powell's wife'.
Attitude of the accusedabsent
Action taken?
Verdictcase not completed


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