SCOTT, Richard


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'SCOTT, Richard', Physicians and Irregular Medical Practitioners in London 1550-1640: Database (2004). URL: Date accessed: 29 November 2014.


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Richard SCOTT


NameRichard SCOTT (SCOT)
Primary occupationmedical physician (university education) (Physician)
Period of medical practice1586-1592
Place of birthEngland (b Essex (`probably').)
Date of birthc. 1565
Date of death?1592
AddressCliffords Inn 1587 1592
Other notesCa 1583 BA 1587 MA 1590. Summoned 1587 1589 1590. Rejected. ELRCP on petition 25/9/1590. Forbidden 1591.

Known London address

Cliffords Inn
ParishSt Dunstan in the West
WardFaringdon Without

College membership

Date of BA1587
Date of MA1590
Date became Extra-Licentiate25/09/1590
In trouble before membershipYes
Other notesCa 1583.EL on petition.Ej 1591
Date of birthc.1565
Date of death?1592

Censorial hearings

10 Nov 1587
EntryS, of Cliffords Inn, to be summoned.
Attitude of the accusedabsent
Action takenTo be summoned.
1 Dec 1587
EntryMr S, of Clifford's Inn, came with a fellow lawyer.
Action takenDecision postponed.
22 Dec 1587
EntryIt was found that S (of Clifford's Inn)'s medical knowledge was inadequate.
Action takenTo reappear.
Verdictcase not completed
5 Dec 1589
EntryS was summoned.
Attitude of the accusedabsent
Action takenSummoned.
30 Jan 1590
EntryS appeared and was examined. He could answer hardly any questions.
Action takenFined £5.
SentenceFined £5
25 Sep 1590
EntryUpon the petition of S and his distinguished friends, it was decided to allow S to treat less severe diseases as long as he left others to the Fellows. To pay annual fine of 4 marks.
Pressure applied by Collegeyes
Action taken?Restricted LRCP for 4 marks p.a.
5 Nov 1591
EntryS was summoned.
Attitude of the accusedabsent
Action takenSummoned.
19 Nov 1591
EntryS was forbidden to practise.
Action takenForbidden to practise.
SentenceForbidden to practise. ?No longer LRCP?

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