THORIUS, Raphael or Ralph

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Margaret Pelling, Frances White

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2004

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'THORIUS, Raphael or Ralph', Physicians and Irregular Medical Practitioners in London 1550-1640: Database (2004). URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=17860 Date accessed: 22 October 2014.


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Raphael or Ralph THORIUS

Biography

NameRaphael or Ralph THORIUS (THOREUS, THOREY, THORIS, THORYE, TORIUS)
GenderMale
Primary occupationmedical physician (MD) (Physician. Poet (ATH OXON i 422: his works are in CCC Library))
Period of medical practice1590-1625
Place of birthb Bailleul, Belgium (Flanders)
Date of birth?c. 1560
Date of deathJul 1625
AddressSt Gabriel Fenchurch Street 1594-. Practised in Lincoln c.1598. St Benet Fink 1618-25.
Other notesAccused 1594 1596. NOT = 607 PTORY, who is in trouble 1632. LRCP 1596. MD Leyden Innes-Smith 233. Raach p.244.

Known London address

Fenchurch Street,St Gabriel Fanchurch,Langborne wd
ParishSt Gabriel Fenchurch Street
WardLangborne
Date1594-1618
St Benet Fink, Breadstreet ward (own house)
ParishSt Benet Fink
WardBroad Street
Date1618-25

College membership

Medical education (university)Leiden
Date became Licentiate23/12/1596
In trouble before membershipYes
Other notesSee I-S. Pract Lincoln ???
Date of birth?c.1560
Date of deathJul 1625

Censorial hearings

15 Feb 1594
EntryT, of Fenchurch Street, had been born in Belgium and was MD of Leyden. He had practised illegally among Frenchmen and foreigners for 3 years. Mr Edwardes complained that T had undertaken to cure his wife of consumption, and had given her a vomit, whereby she choked to death.
Initiator of the complaintspouse of the patient
Attitude of the accusedconfessed
Action takenGiven choice of (a) £5 fine, (b) promise to abstain, (c) prison.
Verdictguilty
SentenceGiven choice of £5 fine, promise to abstain, prison. Chose fine
Number of crimes1
8 March 1594
EntryT agreed to pay a fine of £3 6s. 8d. and to submit to the College in future.
Attitude of the accusedsubmitted to the College
Action takenFined £3 6s. 8d. and promised obedience in future.
3 Dec 1596
EntryT, a Belgian, was charged with practice. He did not deny it, but claimed that it was his only means of earning a living.
Attitude of the accusedconfessed
Action takenTo be licensed. See next.
Verdictguilty
SentenceTo be licensed
23 Dec 1596
EntryR appeared and applied for the right to practise.
Attitude of the accusedasked for College membership
Action takenLRCP. To pay £4 p.a.
11 May 1604
Entry'Mr Thorey, a Frenchman, was present in the lower storey of the College, but before the end of these examinations he came into our presence, which displeased the College.'
Action taken?
Verdictcase not completed
3 March 1609
EntryT was 'warned to behave himself better' and ordered to reappear at the next meeting.
Action takenWarned and ordered to reappear.
Verdictcase not completed


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