PRICE, 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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'PRICE, John', Physicians and Irregular Medical Practitioners in London 1550-1640: Database (2004). URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=17732 Date accessed: 02 August 2014.


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John PRICE

Biography

NameJohn PRICE
GenderMale
Primary occupationmedical physician (MD) (Physician)
Period of medical practice1608-1631
AddressChancery Lane 1621 (prev Brussels & Rome)
Other notesAccused 1618, 1621 (MD Bologna). Asked for L 1628 but RC & unwilling to swear oath to King.

Known London address

Chancery Lane
Date1621

Censorial hearings

6 Nov 1618
EntryP, who was MD of Bologna, though he had not been to Oxford or Cambridge, was charged with treating a Mr Smithe for 40s. He claimed ignorance.
Attitude of the accusedmade an excuse
Action takenP to bring his diploma, and be examined.
Verdictguilty
SentenceTo be examined for College membership
Number of crimes1
4 May 1621
EntryP, of Chancery Lane, was to be summoned.
Attitude of the accusedabsent
Action takenTo be summoned.
Verdictcase not completed
29 March 1626
EntryListed as suspected Papist doctor.
Verdictcase not completed
7 Dec 1627
EntryP came to ask for a licence. He admitted that he was a Catholic and asked for time to consider taking the oath to the king. He had practised in London for 10 years.
Action takenSee next. (?To be licensed if he would take the oath?)
4 Jan 1628
EntryP asked for another month to consider the oath. He informed on the apothecary REVE (626, qv).
Action takenSee next.
1 Feb 1628
EntryP appeared to press charges against REVE (626), and brought witnesses. Amidst mutual recriminations, it appeared that P had 'raved against Henry and Elizabeth, sovereigns of England, and against religion itself.' P was charged by Dr Clarke with ignorance and 'most common rank'. College unanimously demanded that he provide details of his livelihood.
Action takenTo account for himself and his practice.
Verdictcase not completed


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