RUTLAND, Mistress

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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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'RUTLAND, Mistress', Physicians and Irregular Medical Practitioners in London 1550-1640: Database (2004). URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=17773 Date accessed: 22 November 2014.


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Mistress RUTLAND

Biography

NameMistress RUTLAND
GenderFemale
Primary occupationmedical (Superintendent of boys in London hospital)
Period of medical practice1618-1638
Date of birth?poss c.1600
Date of death?poss c.1640
Other notesAccused 1628. ?Wife of William R (A) of St Dionis Backchurch 1618-58?

Censorial hearings

1 Aug 1628
EntryR, superintendent to boys in a London hospital, was charged by James Johnson with giving him medicine for mumps and headache for 30s. R confessed to giving him 7 purges and said she had learned medicine from the late Superintendent.
Initiator of the complaintpatient
Attitude of the accusedconfessed
Action takenPaid the officials' fees and was dismissed.
Verdictguilty
SentenceDismissed on payment of the officials' fees
Number of crimes1


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