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'KINGSTON, John (Dr)', Physicians and Irregular Medical Practitioners in London 1550-1640: Database (2004). URL: Date accessed: 28 November 2014.


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NameJohn (Dr) KINGSTON
Primary occupationmedical physician (MD)
Period of medical practice1629-1649
Place of birthLondon (St Faiths, London (son of Felix Kingston, stationer))
Date of birth1607
Date of death1666
AddressSt Katherine Cree, London (1666 - will).
Other notesTrouble 3 May 1639. Pembroke College, Cantab, 1623: BA 1626, MA 1630, MD 1637. First encounter hostile - thereafter 4 x COLLBIZ (examined for Collmem, passed 1, referred 2). Son John Ca 1658.

Censorial hearings

3 May 1639
EntryDr K was to be summoned to appear in the next month at the Extraordinaria Comitia of the Censors.
Attitude of the accusedabsent
Action takenTo appear next month.
25 June 1639
EntryDr K appeared and was rebuked for remiss conduct towards the College. He promised to behave better in future, and to appear at the Censors' Comitia on 5 July.
Action takenWas rebuked and promised to amend & to appear at next.
SentenceRebuked and to apply for Collmem
5 July 1639
EntryDr K appeared and asked to be examined by the Censors. It was refused, because one of them (Dr Wright) was absent.
Action takenTo return next Friday.
12 July 1639
EntryDr K, of Pembroke College, Cantab, was examined for the first time.
Action taken?Approved at first examination.
2 Aug 1639
EntryDr K was examined for the second time and replied in such a way that he was advised to undertake further in medicine and then to return to the examination.
Action takenFailed, or referred, in second examination.

KING, Thomas
KIPPEN, Andrew