SIMSON, Toby

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Institute of Historical Research

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Margaret Pelling, Frances White

Year published

2004

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'SIMSON, Toby', Physicians and Irregular Medical Practitioners in London 1550-1640: Database (2004). URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=17803 Date accessed: 22 November 2014.


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Toby SIMSON

Biography

NameToby SIMSON
GenderMale
Period of medical practice1613-1633
Other notesAccused 1623. Supported by Bishop of London but fined & imprisoned.

Censorial hearings

5 July 1623
EntryMrs Jane Lee (wife of Robert Lee) and Mr Spencer, BS, accused S of giving Mr Lee medicines for £5. S denied it and said he'd only given unction. He was questioned on palsy and gout; he made no answer. He said that Dr Meverall approved of his medicines. To reappear with his sister, Agnes KING (459, qv), next Friday.
Initiator of the complaintspouse of the patient
Second initiator of the complaintother medical practitioner
Action takenTo reappear.
Number of crimes1
11 July 1623
EntryThe Bishop of London had written on behalf of S. Matter was deferred until Alice King should be present.
Pressure applied by Collegeyes
Action takenDeferred.
1 Aug 1623
EntryS was fined £10 and imprisoned.
Action takenFined £10 and imprisoned.
Verdictguilty
SentenceFined £10 and imprisoned


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