SLATER, Nicholas


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Margaret Pelling, Frances White

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'SLATER, Nicholas', Physicians and Irregular Medical Practitioners in London 1550-1640: Database (2004). URL: Date accessed: 27 November 2014.


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Nicholas SLATER


NameNicholas SLATER
Primary occupationmedical surgeon (Surgeon. Apprentice to Mr Gerard 1616)
Period of medical practice1606-1637
AddressWare Herts 1627
Other notesAccused 1616 & 1627.

Censorial hearings

4 Oct 1616
EntryS, a surgeon, apprentice to Mr Gerard, was alleged to have given Jone Cottman (wife of Thomas C) a green powder, menses mouendos, vomit pills, laudano anodyno (for rest), and turbinth mineral; also to have let her blood - all for 16s. 6d. S was said to inspect urine, and to have treated Midlediche's man & Mrs Salter. He denied much of this.
Attitude of the accuseddenied
Action takenTo reappear.
Verdictcase not completed
Number of crimes3
28 June 1627
EntryS, surgeon, of Ware, was accused by Mrs Williams of Petworth, who was staying at Mr Bolton's in Hosier Lane. She said S had given Bolton lettice water and sugar and pills, but B had died that night, and S had made off. S had been known to Peter Roswell and his wife, of Foster Lane, for 20 years. S was not present.
Initiator of the complaintfriend/neighbour/acquaintance of the patient
Attitude of the accusedabsent
Action taken?
Verdictcase not completed
Number of crimes1