TURNER, William


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Margaret Pelling, Frances White

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'TURNER, William', Physicians and Irregular Medical Practitioners in London 1550-1640: Database (2004). URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=17881 Date accessed: 26 November 2014.


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William TURNER


NameWilliam TURNER
Primary occupationmedical physician (MD) (Physician. Clergyman at Sevenoaks & Tilmanstone (Kent) 1614-44. ?Author)
Period of medical practice1590-1644
Place of birthLondon (Son of John Turner of London)
Date of birthc. 1570
Date of deathApr 1644
AddressOxford 1584-94. Abroad 1594-1604. ?Fetter Lane 1604-14. Sevenoaks 1614-44.
Other notesOx 1584. ?MA Cantab 1590 incorp Ox 1602. MB Ox 1604. Accused 1606. Examined & rejected 1606. MD Ox 1608 incorp Ca 1609. ?FRCP?

Known London address

Fetter Lane (?)
WardFaringdon Without

Censorial hearings

1 Aug 1606
EntryT, BM Oxon, had practised in London for 2 years. Asked for his authority to practise, he replied, 'that of the University and then of the city because he was a citizen.' The College explained that this was insufficient and T agreed to be judged. He was ordered to attend for examination at the next meeting and to abstain from practice in the meantime.
Action takenTo be examined next time.
3 Oct 1606
EntryT was examined and unanimously rejected.
Attitude of the accusedasked for College membership
Action takenRejected after first examination.
7 Nov 1606
EntryT was examined, but his learning was still found insufficient.
Attitude of the accusedasked for College membership
Action takenRejected again after second examination.
SentenceRejected as Collmem. To abstain
2 June 1609

TURNER, Thomas