PONS, John

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Institute of Historical Research

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Margaret Pelling, Frances White

Year published

2004

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'PONS, John', Physicians and Irregular Medical Practitioners in London 1550-1640: Database (2004). URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=17972 Date accessed: 30 July 2014.


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John PONS

Biography

NameJohn PONS
GenderMale
Primary occupationmedical empiric
Period of medical practice1619-1639
Place of birthFrenchman
Other notesTrouble 2 Oct 1629. Had letters testimonial for his antidote from Paris & Montpelier ?& other leading men and universities. Offered to demonstrate - dramatic.

Censorial hearings

2 Oct 1629
EntryA certain Frenchman by name JP appeared and claimed that he would show the College a certain antidote: they would witness the efficacy of this for he would take twenty grains of arsenic with sublimate without thereby suffering any poisonous effects having previously swallowed the antidote. He produced letters testimonial from leading men and universities particularly from Paris and Montpelier ...
Action takenIt was considered that the man should be handed over to Dr Mayerne.
Verdictcase not completed


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