VINTNER, The elder

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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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'VINTNER, The elder', Physicians and Irregular Medical Practitioners in London 1550-1640: Database (2004). URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=17895 Date accessed: 23 April 2014. Add to my bookshelf


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The elder VINTNER

Biography

NameThe elder VINTNER
GenderMale
Primary occupationmedical physician (Practitioner of physic)
Period of medical practice1620-1650
Date of deathold in 1638
AddressSt John Street 1640
Other notesAccused 1630, 1631, 1633, 1638, 1640. See also ROE.

Known London address

St John Street
Date1640

Censorial hearings

5 March 1630
EntryMrs Wynforde accused V of causing the death of her master, John Elliot, who had died in May 1629 after 10 weeks of V's treatment. Eliz. Cully corroborated, and said that V had also given vomits to her, to Anna Buckock and to Elliot's wife.
Initiator of the complaintfriend/neighbour/acquaintance of the patient
Second initiator of the complaintfriend/neighbour/acquaintance of the patient
Action taken?
Verdictcase not completed
Number of crimes4
4 March 1631
EntryDr Crooke said that V had given medicines to Mr Dagges.
Initiator of the complaintcollege member
Action taken?
Verdictcase not completed
Number of crimes1
2 Nov 1633
EntryDr Fludd and Dr Spicer were to send a letter to Lord Chamberlain to the Queen, complaining of V and of Thomas TURNER (754, qv). It was reported that V had practised on Lady Bennett and on Mr Attorney's man.
Initiator of the complaintcollege member
Second initiator of the complaintcollege member
Action takenLetter to be sent to Lord Chamberlain complaining of V.
Verdictguilty
SentenceLetter to be sent to Lord Chamberlain complaining of V
Number of crimes2
23 Dec 1633
EntryDr Crooke said that V had treated Mrs Garland of Coleman Street.
Initiator of the complaintcollege member
Verdictcase not completed
6 July 1638
EntryV, 'advanced in years', could not deny practice. He claimed to be MD Cantab, then recanted and accused Dr Wright of speaking against great men. He admitted applying a plaster of burgundy pitch benzoin and storax to the spleen. A letter was received from Kirk of the bedchamber on his behalf.
Pressure applied by Collegeyes
Action takenTo reappear with his certificate from Cambridge.
Verdictcase not completed
Number of crimes1
7 Feb 1640
EntryAnn Clarke of St Giles Cripplegate accused V, of St John's Street, of treating her husband John Clarke for a surfeit and jaundice, for £20. Ellen Tomson of St Sepulchre was a witness.
Initiator of the complaintspouse of the patient
Second initiator of the complaintperson unconnected with the patient or the case
Action taken?
Number of crimes1
6 March 1640
Entry'Mr. Peniall was appointed to bringe in Mr. Vintner the elder the 2 friday in Aprill.'
Attitude of the accusedabsent
Action takenTo appear on the second Friday in April.
Verdictcase not completed