VAN KETWICK, Garret(t)

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Institute of Historical Research

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Margaret Pelling, Frances White

Year published

2004

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'VAN KETWICK, Garret(t)', Physicians and Irregular Medical Practitioners in London 1550-1640: Database (2004). URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=17889 Date accessed: 30 September 2014.


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Garret(t) VAN KETWICK

Biography

NameGarret(t) VAN KETWICK (KETTWICK, KETWICK, VAN KETTWICK)
GenderMale
Primary occupationmedical surgeon (Surgeon. BSC 1606-7)
Period of medical practice1592-1612
Place of birthsounds Dutch
Other notesTolerated 1602 for practice upon Lord Chamberlain only. BSC also tolerated him.

Censorial hearings

17 March 1602
EntryThe Queen's Councillors had sent a letter requesting that Van K be allowed to treat the Lord Chamberlain unhindered, as he had threatened to leave London, and had refused to treat LC unless his freedom from molestation was guaranteed. College replied (to Hunsdon, one of the QC) giving ready and willing assent: on H's description of VK, they will waive their privileges, but ONLY for VK's practice on the Lord Chamberlain.
Pressure applied by Collegeyes
Action takenVan K connived at while he treated the Lord Chamberlain (ONLY).
Verdictcase not completed