STANES, William


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William STANES


NameWilliam STANES (STANE)
Primary occupationmedical physician (MD) (Physician. MParl for Thetford 1659)
Period of medical practice1635-1680
Place of birthEngland (b Essex (?High Ongar), son of Richard Stanes, LL.D.)
Date of birthc. 1610
Date of death11 Feb 1680
AddressBur Waterbeach Cambs. St Catherine Creechurch c.1675, 1680 (will).
Other notesCa 1629 MB 1635 MD 1639. Warned 1639. CRCP 23/12/1639. FRCP 1641. Birken thesis. Raach p.242. Innes-Smith 222. Will PCC.

Known London address

St Catherine Creechurch
ParishSt Katherine Cree (Christ Church) [incl Holy Trinity Aldgate, St Mary Magdalen Aldgate, St Michael Aldgate]

College membership

Medical education (university)Cambridge
Medical education (years)10
Date of MD1639
Date became Candidate23/12/1639
Date became Fellow20/10/1641
Date of Candidacy1639-1641
Date of Fellowship1641-1680
Date elected censor1666-1677
Date made Elect1658
Date elected Registrar1670-1673
Date elected Consiliarius1669-1679
Offices heldCe 1666,1670,1677. Co 1669-79 (d. 11/02/1680). NB: 1676 disputed
In trouble before membershipYes
Other notesCa 1629. See Birken
Date of birthc.1610
Date of death11 Feb 1680

Censorial hearings

5 April 1639
EntryS, of Emmanuel College Cantab, was asked by what authority he practised in London. He showed his Cantab "diploma", MD 25 Jan 1638. He was warned about the error & exhorted by the President to return to the correct way.
Action takenWarned and exhorted [to join the College].
SentenceWarned and exhorted to join the College
?6 Sep 1639
EntryS was examined for the first time.
Action taken?Approved for the first time.
4 Oct 1639
EntryDr. Stanes was examined for the second time.
Action taken?Presumably passed.
2 Nov 1639
EntryDr. Stanes was examined for the third time.
Action taken?Presumably passed.
23 Dec 1639
EntryDr. Stanes appeared: he had been examined three times previously by the Censors and was examined a fourth time since this was considered necessary by certain Fellows. When this was completed he was proposed and elected a Candidate.
Action takenCRCP.
3 July 1640