ROGERS, Jane

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Institute of Historical Research

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Margaret Pelling, Frances White

Year published

2004

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'ROGERS, Jane', Physicians and Irregular Medical Practitioners in London 1550-1640: Database (2004). URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=17769 Date accessed: 22 October 2014.


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Jane ROGERS

Biography

NameJane ROGERS
GenderFemale
Period of medical practice1590-1619
Date of deathafter 1609
Address?Near Tower Hill 1600
Other notesAccused 1600 1609. Old in 1609.
Medical specialitiesGynaecology, obstetrics

Known London address

near Tower Hill (?)
ParishTower Liberty = St Peter ad Vincula (in the Bailey)
WardTower (Street)
Date1600

Censorial hearings

7 March 1600
EntryFaith Brook, widow of Towerhill, accused R. 'She tooke a daughter of myne beeing with child, and gave her the ?inction, and afterwardes gave her nyne potions, and two purgations, one after the quickenyng, the other after her delivery.' R had taken 11s. for this.
Initiator of the complaintrelative of the patient
Action taken?
Verdictcase not completed
Number of crimes1
3 March 1609
Entry'Jane R, an old woman who was sent away on account of her age, and prohibited from practising under a heavier penalty.'
Action takenProhibited from practice under heavier penalty. Dismissed.
Verdictguilty
SentenceProhibited from practice on pain of ?fine.


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