BURGESS, Dr Henry

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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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'BURGESS, Dr Henry', Physicians and Irregular Medical Practitioners in London 1550-1640: Database (2004). URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=17985 Date accessed: 23 July 2014.


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Dr Henry BURGESS

Biography

NameDr Henry BURGESS
GenderMale
Primary occupationnon-medical clergyman (Ex-priest; MD Leyden or Montpelier (confusion))
Period of medical practice1629-1649
Place of birthFrenchman
Other notesTrouble 2 Aug 1639, 20 Sep 1639. MD Leyden or Montpelier? Seemed to claim both, so College thought he was a cheat. Brought his thesis on Peter Severinus (a Dane) - but from where? (Montpelier?)

Censorial hearings

2 Aug 1639
EntryB appeared, described as a Frenchman & MD Leyden, 'as appeared from a diploma; but he declared that he was previously in that degree at Montpelier; by putting together these statements from him, either untruth or perjury was proved.' He asked 'with much persistence' for a licence, but Coll. wd not grant one until his qualifications were sorted out.
Attitude of the accusedasked for College membership
Action takenWarned not to practise until had proved his Montpelier degree.
?6 Sep 1639
EntryDr HB a Frenchman 'presented to ye President a tractate written in Latine' on Peter Severinus, a Dane, 'to bee licensed, but it was not allowed.'
Attitude of the accusedasked for College membership
Action takenNot licensed.
Verdictguilty
SentenceTo abstain


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