VAN LO, Hans or 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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'VAN LO, Hans or John', Physicians and Irregular Medical Practitioners in London 1550-1640: Database (2004). URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=17890 Date accessed: 30 October 2014.


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Hans or John VAN LO

Biography

NameHans or John VAN LO (LO, LOO, LOW, VAN LOO, VAN LOW, VAN LOWE)
GenderMale
Primary occupationmedical surgeon (Surgeon. BSC 1601-16)
Period of medical practice1601-1630
Place of birthDutch (?from Rostock)
AddressEngland 1594. Mark Lane 1617 (?)
Other notesAccused 1620. Warned.

Known London address

Mark Lane (?)
ParishSt Olave Hart Street
WardTower (Street)
Date1617

Censorial hearings

4 Feb 1620
EntryRichard Alderson complained that V had treated him for 50s. with purges and sudorifics and mineral pills, had given a clyster and opened a vein. V confessed, but pleaded ignorance.
Initiator of the complaintpatient
Action takenWarned. See next.
Number of crimes1
3 March 1620
EntryV claimed to have cured Alderson of the French pox; but unfortunately it returned, so Alderson went to Dr Goulston. V promised to refund the 50s. as the cure had failed.
Initiator of the complaintpatient
Action takenNot fined as first offence, but ordered to abstain.
Verdictguilty
SentenceTo abstain and refund patient's money. Promised to do so.
Number of crimes1