BRETNOR, Thomas

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Institute of Historical Research

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Margaret Pelling, Frances White

Year published

2004

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'BRETNOR, Thomas', Physicians and Irregular Medical Practitioners in London 1550-1640: Database (2004). URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=17959 Date accessed: 01 August 2014.


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Thomas BRETNOR

Biography

NameThomas BRETNOR
GenderMale
Primary occupationnon-medical (Almanac maker 1605-18, 1630. Student in astronomie and physicke. Translator (OPIOLOGIA).)
Period of medical practice1602-1622
Other notesTrouble 7 Feb 1612, with KEEN (qv). Descr himself as medical practitioner though he had no licence. See Johnson, "Devil", I.ii.1; Middleton, "Inner Temple Masque", B4; Fletcher, "The Bloody Brother".

Censorial hearings

7 Feb 1612
EntryThere appeared then, having been summoned, two almanac-makers B and Keen, who were charged with describing themselves as medical practitioners although they had no licences: they replied to the charge and were prohibited, admonished and sent away as recorded in the same place.
Action takenProhibited, admonished and dismissed.
Verdictguilty
SentenceProhibited, admonished and dismissed