TAYLER, Timothy


Institute of Historical Research



Margaret Pelling, Frances White

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'TAYLER, Timothy', Physicians and Irregular Medical Practitioners in London 1550-1640: Database (2004). URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=17851 Date accessed: 24 November 2014.


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Timothy TAYLER


NameTimothy TAYLER
Period of medical practice1620-1641
Other notesAccused 1630 & 1631. Confessed. Outcome?

Known London address

Gray's Inn
Bulwark, Tower
ParishTower Liberty = St Peter ad Vincula (in the Bailey)
WardTower (Street)

Censorial hearings

4 June 1630
EntryT was accused by Dr Hincklow of practice on Reeve of Gray's Inn Lane.
Action taken?
Verdictcase not completed
Number of crimes1
2 Dec 1631
EntrySicilye, wife of John Abraham of Bulwark, Tower, petitioned against T, who had given her purges, powders and a diet drink for £15. Her husband had paid T £6 3s. but had now been arrested for the other £8 17s. Abigail, wife of Andrew Billingslye, said that T had given her purges, had received 50s. and asked for £7 more.
Initiator of the complaintpatient
Second initiator of the complaintpatient
Action takenSee next.
Number of crimes2
16 Dec 1631
EntryT appeared and confessed to treating people for lameness and pox. George Tunngate, T's servant, said that T made up his own medicines. (GT bought the materials and delivered the medicines to patients.)
Attitude of the accusedconfessed
Action taken?
Verdictcase not completed

TANNER, Robert
TAYLIOR, Richard