SAUL, ?James or Jacob

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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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'SAUL, ?James or Jacob', Physicians and Irregular Medical Practitioners in London 1550-1640: Database (2004). URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=17781 Date accessed: 18 April 2014. Add to my bookshelf


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?James or Jacob SAUL

Biography

Name?James or Jacob SAUL (NICOLAS, SAUELL, SAULE, SAULL, SAWELL)
GenderMale
Primary occupationmedical physician (MD) (Physician to EI. Surgeon. BSC 1569-1601.)
Period of medical practice1581-1607
Place of birthBurgoman, Holland
Date of deathJun 1607
AddressS Helens Bpsgate 1564-1607.SJames Clerkenwell 1598
Other notesAccused 1591. Complained of, 1599 & 1604. See Goodall 1684. PAPEN (perhaps PAPIUS 559) is his servant. Not Venn. MD may be a fraud (not Innes-Smith)?

Known London address

St Helens Bishopsgate
ParishSt Helen Bishopsgate
WardBishopsgate (Within & Without)
Date1564-1607
St James Clerkenwell
Date1598

Censorial hearings

5 Feb 1591
EntryJacob Saule [among others] was to be asked to appear at the next Comitia.
Attitude of the accusedabsent
Action takenTo be summoned to the next Comitia.
22 July 1591
EntryS appeared and confessed to practising among friends. He promised to desist.
Action takenS was forbidden to practise. He promised to desist.
Verdictguilty
SentenceForbidden to practise and promised to desist
5 Nov 1591
EntryS was summoned.
Attitude of the accusedabsent
Action takenSummoned.
Verdictcase not completed
2 Nov 1599
EntryComplaints were filed against S.
Action taken?
Verdictcase not completed
7 Aug 1604
EntryCollege wrote letter of complaint about S to Lord Sidney, who was said (by the Q's physician, Dr Browne) to be concerned with the Q's health. S had been taken into her service, but College suspected he was unlearned and a fraud. He had been examined in 1591 and found to know no Latin; ignorant of Galen; claimed MD Leyden but Coll suspected fraud. Had been forbidden in 1591 & not heard of since. S's new learning must have been acquired 'by infusion ... or els by some extraordinary means.' Coll had complained to Huernius at Leyden.
Action takenLetter written to Lord Sidney attacking S.
Verdictguilty
SentenceLetter written to Lord Sidney against S


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