VIROTT, James or Jeames


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Margaret Pelling, Frances White

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'VIROTT, James or Jeames', Physicians and Irregular Medical Practitioners in London 1550-1640: Database (2004). URL: Date accessed: 28 November 2014.


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James or Jeames VIROTT


NameJames or Jeames VIROTT (VIROT)
Primary occupationmedical apothecary (Apothecary)
Period of medical practice1624-1644
AddressBlackfriars 1634 1640
Other notesAccused 1634. Deferred. See Barrett.

Known London address

ParishSt Anne Blackfriars
WardFaringdon Within

Censorial hearings

6 June 1634
EntryRobert Dickinson, goldsmith, accused V, apothecary of Blackfriars, of practice on himself and his wife.
Initiator of the complaintpatient
Action takenSee next.
Number of crimes1
13 June 1634
EntryV said that he had acted under the direction of Dr du Vall (243, qv).
Attitude of the accusedmade an excuse
Action takenSee next.
Number of crimes1
25 June 1634
EntryThe case was referred to the Censors.
Action takenCase referred to the Censors.
Number of crimes1
7 Nov 1634
EntryV was questioned about Dickinson and his wife.
Action takenDeferred.
Verdictcase not completed
Number of crimes1
11 Sep 1640
EntryThe Wardens of the SA (Mr. Glover & Mr. Webb) brought some compounds from V's shop in Blackfriars to be examined and destroyed by the Censors. They said some were stale and some had been badly made. The Censors were unwilling to do that, since they themselves had not visited the shop, but promised they would soon do so. A few days after first going to the shop they [WHO?] destroyed another one.
Initiator of the complaintother medical practitioner
Second initiator of the complaintother medical practitioner
Action takenCensors to visit V's shop and check his medicaments.
Verdictcase not completed

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