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'SALMON, Peter', Physicians and Irregular Medical Practitioners in London 1550-1640: Database (2004). URL: Date accessed: 22 November 2014.


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NamePeter SALMON
Primary occupationmedical physician (MD) (Physician to ChI. F of King's Cantab 1622-32.)
Period of medical practice1627-1675
Place of birthEngland (b Leigh, Essex (son of Robert Salmon))
Date of birth1602
Date of death1675
AddressSt Martins in the Fields 1666-75
Other notesCa 1619 BA 1623 MA 1626 incorp Ox 1627. MD Padua 1630 incorp Ox 1633 Ox lic 1632. Trouble 1 Nov 1633. FRCP 1639. Oxon cards. Birken thesis.

Known London address

St Martin in the Fields

College membership

Date of BA1623
Date of MA1626
Medical education (university)Italy (Padua, Bologna, Ferrara, Venice)
Medical education (years)4
Date of license to practise1632
Date of MD1630
Degree incorporated into Oxford UniversityYes
Date became Candidate08/04/1639
Date became Fellow18/06/1639
Date of Candidacy1639-1639
Date of Fellowship1639-1675
In trouble before membershipYes
Other notesCa 1619. MD Padua. Oxon cards
Date of birth1602
Date of death1675

Censorial hearings

2 Nov 1633
Entry'The Beadle is to Cite against the next Colledge daye ... Dr. Salmon ... '
Attitude of the accusedabsent
Action takenTo be cited.
Verdictcase not completed
30 Aug 1634
EntryDr S was to be summoned for the next Friday.
Attitude of the accusedabsent
Action takenTo be summoned.
Verdictcase not completed
5 April 1639
EntryDr S appeared for the fourth time and was examined.
Action taken?Presumably passed.
8 April 1639
EntryPS of Essex, educ King's College Cantab, but MD Padua (4 Sep 1630), incorp Oxon (9 July 1633), appeared for the fifth time. He was examined (1) by the President on fevers, (2) by Argent on blood, (3) by Prujean on the plague and pestilential fevers, (4) by Cadyman, (5) by Hamey on types of heads & paroxysms of fevers. Approved (though not nem. com.) & elected CRCP. Took oath & was admitted CRCP.
Action takenCRCP.
18 June 1639
EntryS, of Essex, was voted FRCP with only one contrary vote. He took the oath and was admitted & took his place. He paid the fee due to the College and those due to the officers in accordance with custom.
Action takenFRCP.

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