THOMAS, John

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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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'THOMAS, John', Physicians and Irregular Medical Practitioners in London 1550-1640: Database (2004). URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=17857 Date accessed: 22 September 2014.


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John THOMAS

Biography

NameJohn THOMAS
GenderMale
Primary occupationmedical apothecary (Apothecary. Colleague of George Butler (qv). Master SA 1657)
Period of medical practice1617-1662
Date of deathDec 1662
Address(Gt) Wood St S Michaels par Cripplegate wd 1637-62
Other notesAccused 1627 1631. Council's warrant.

Known London address

(Great) Wood Street, St Michaels, Cripplegate ward
ParishSt Michael Wood Street (Huggin Lane)
WardCripplegate (Within & Without)
Date1623-62

Censorial hearings

9 May 1623
EntryGeorge Butler (qv) confessed that he had had medicines made by John Thomas in Woodstreet, and also by Mr. Whetlye. Between them the two apothecaries had had £100 p.a. from him for medicines.
Action taken?
Verdictcase not completed
4 May 1627
EntryT, apothecary, was accused of siding with BUTLER (135, qv), and denied it. Dr Gulson accused him of instructing B and he denied that. However, he admitted making up B's physic, and said that Mr HINSON (399, qv) and the successors of Mr WHETLYE (799, qv) also did this.
Initiator of the complaintcollege member
Action taken?
Verdictcase not completed
4 Feb 1631
EntryDr Smith appeared. The President complained that he had allowed Mr. Thomas the apothecary of BUTLER to be present at his private anatomy dissection.
Initiator of the complaintcollege member
Action takenT (& other non-Collmem) to be excluded from Anatomy Lectures in fut
15 April 1631
EntryT to be summoned.
Attitude of the accusedabsent
Action takenTo be summoned.
3 June 1631
EntryT was accused of being BUTLER (135, qv)'s 'Apothecarye and assistante'. He said he would make medicine whether he was interdicted or not, and allegedly 'slighted the Councils Warrant saying it was not worth three skipps of a louse'.
Attitude of the accuseddefiant
Action taken?
Verdictcase not completed


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