RICH, William

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Institute of Historical Research

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Margaret Pelling, Frances White

Year published

2004

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'RICH, William', Physicians and Irregular Medical Practitioners in London 1550-1640: Database (2004). URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=17759 Date accessed: 22 October 2014.


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William RICH

Biography

NameWilliam RICH
GenderMale
Primary occupationmedical empiric (Quack)
Period of medical practice1560-1580
Other notes7 Jan 1570 - College to sue Judge of the Admiralty for letting R out of prison to practise. See Goodall 1570. Cf John Rich, apothecary known to Turner & Gerard ?& Petre.

Censorial hearings

7 Jan 1570
Entry'On 7 January it was resolved that the President should sue Doctor Lewes, Judge of the Admiralty, in the name of the College, for allowing William Rich, a quack, committed to his charge in the Marshalsea prison, to practise medicine against the laws of the Kingdom, the terms of his custody, in contempt of the College and to the detriment of the Queen's subjects.'
Action takenThe College to sue the Keeper of the Marshalsea over R.
Verdictguilty
SentenceImprisoned


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