BOWER, William


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Margaret Pelling, Frances White

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'BOWER, William', Physicians and Irregular Medical Practitioners in London 1550-1640: Database (2004). URL: Date accessed: 26 November 2014.


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William BOWER


NameWilliam BOWER
Period of medical practice1616-1636
Place of birth?Scottish
Other notesTrouble 3 March 1626. Created MA St Andrews 1614; incorp SJC Cantab c. 1620. Warned to apply for Collmem & meanwhile made to return his fee. Used apothecary LAMIRY. The necessity of the time?

Censorial hearings

3 March 1626
EntryWB, created MA St Andrews 1614, incorp SJC Cantab c. 1620, was examined and told not to practise unless he applied [for Collmem] later. Alexander Watt complained that 6 months before he had paid £3 to WB in an emergency. Censors referred the case to Paddy, who awarded 54s. to him (?AW) and 6s. to Lamiry the apothecary.
Initiator of the complaintpatient
Attitude of the accusedasked for College membership
Action takenFound guilty, but (*) dismissed and to pay later.
SentenceNot to practise until Collmem. To refund patient's fee
Number of crimes1