WATERWORTH, Jane or Jeane

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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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'WATERWORTH, Jane or Jeane', Physicians and Irregular Medical Practitioners in London 1550-1640: Database (2004). URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=17913 Date accessed: 29 July 2014.


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Jane or Jeane WATERWORTH

Biography

NameJane or Jeane WATERWORTH (WATERWOOD)
GenderFemale
Marital statusMarried 1635 (Wife of Richard 1635)
Primary occupationnon-medical (Poor little woman 1615. Wife of Richard 1635)
Period of medical practice1605-1645
Addressof the (White) Goat 1615. Rosemary Lane 1635
Other notesAccused 1615. Warned. Accused 1635. Prohibited.

Known London address

of the (White) Goat
Date1615
Rosemary Lane
ParishSt Botolph without Aldgate
WardPortsoken
Date1635

Censorial hearings

8 Sep 1615
EntryEliz. Sowman said that W, of the White Goat, had agreed to cure her of syphilis. W produced a prescription from HESKITT (qv, 387), a Papist of Lancaster, for senna and wild saffron (purge). W was dismissed with a warning because she was a 'poor little woman'.
Action takenWarned and dismissed.
Verdictguilty
SentenceWarned and dismissed
Number of crimes1
8 April 1635
EntryW, the wife of Richard W of Rosemary Lane, was accused by Richard Baker of giving him purges for 25s. She confessed and was prohibited.
Initiator of the complaintpatient
Attitude of the accusedconfessed
Action takenProhibited.
Verdictguilty
SentenceProhibited
Number of crimes1


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