HARMAN, -

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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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'HARMAN, - ', Physicians and Irregular Medical Practitioners in London 1550-1640: Database (2004). URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=17955 Date accessed: 18 April 2014. Add to my bookshelf


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Biography

NameHARMAN
GenderMale
Period of medical practice1581-1601
Place of birthforeigner
Other notesTrouble 5 Feb 1591. The Bullshit man! Cf Norwich (Daniel H, son of Thome H of N, appr barber-surgeon 1600; free 1613; Warden 1622, 1623.) Cf also Edmund H, b Ipswich 1509, B-S to HVIII. Foreigner?
Medical specialitiesthe French disease. Scurvy.

Censorial hearings

5 Feb 1591
EntryThe foreigner H appeared, accused by John God of treating Richard Wilson, taking 15s. in advance & giving RW many potions for the French disease. H said that RW had had scurvy, wch he had undertaken to cure. He had given small potions & had trepanned round the nape of the neck. The potions were made of colewort, spoonwort and the dung of a bull.
Initiator of the complaintperson unconnected with the patient or the case
Attitude of the accusedconfessed
Action takenH was forbidden to practise and told to return half his fee.
Verdictguilty
SentenceForbidden to practise. To return half his fee.
Number of crimes1


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