SAPORANUS, Francis

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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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'SAPORANUS, Francis', Physicians and Irregular Medical Practitioners in London 1550-1640: Database (2004). URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=17780 Date accessed: 22 August 2014.


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Francis SAPORANUS

Biography

NameFrancis SAPORANUS
GenderMale
Period of medical practice1598-1618
Place of birthItalian
Other notesAccused (with BERNARDINUS 78 & FLEMING 273, qqv) 1608.

Censorial hearings

25 July 1608
EntryS, an Italian, appeared with BERNARDINUS (78, qv), FLEMING (273, qv) 'etc.' in the 'anti-catharticum' affair (B had been caught selling it and said he was only the agent for F and S, merchants). S's excuse was accepted and he was released from his bond.
Action takenExonerated and released from his bond.
Verdictinnocent
5 Aug 1608
EntryS and FLEMING ('the Italian merchants') appeared with 41 doses of anti-catharticum and some charms, but BERNARDINUS was not with them so the case was postponed.
Action takenDeferred until BERNARDINUS should be present.
12 Aug 1608
EntryS appeared with BERNARDINUS '&c.' and they confessed to selling the cathartic, in particular to a man from Tower Hill. B said the patient had greatly benefited from the dose, and he could have sold not only the original 50 doses, but also a thousand or two more.
Action taken? (BERNARDINUS was fined £20 and imprisoned till he paid.)


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