TANNER, Robert

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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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'TANNER, Robert', Physicians and Irregular Medical Practitioners in London 1550-1640: Database (2004). URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=17850 Date accessed: 02 October 2014.


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Robert TANNER

Biography

NameRobert TANNER
GenderMale
Primary occupationmedical physician (Practitioner of physic)
Period of medical practice1579-1599
Other notesAccused 18 Dec 1589. Showed Archbishop of Canterbury's Licence but was still forbidden to practise.

Censorial hearings

18 Dec 1589
EntryT appeared and showed letters patent sealed with the seal of the Archbishop of Canterbury, which he claimed gave him the authority to practise. The letters had been obtained from Lord Hartwell. T had been examined by Dr Aubrey. 'The man was completely illiterate and as distinguished for ignorance as for arrogance.'
Attitude of the accusedmade an excuse
Pressure applied by Collegeyes
Action takenForbidden to practise.
Verdictguilty
SentenceForbidden to practise


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