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Anthony Howe

Francis Anthony

Dr. Francis Anthony, son of Francis Anthony and Judith Roby,  was born on April 16, 1550 in London, Middlesex, England and died on April 21, 1655 in London, Middlesex, England.   He married Susan Howe.

Other Events in the life of Francis Anthony

Occupation: Physican

Residences and life:  He was educated in Cambridge, earning a master of arts degree in 1574.  He commenced medical practice in London without a license and was called before the censors of the College of Physicians in 1600.  He was found guilty and fined five pounds and imprisoned.  He served eight months of imprisonment.  He was released on petition of his wife in 1602 on grounds of poverty.  He continued to practice upon release but was not again imprisoned.

His practice consisted mainly in prescription and sale of a remedy called aurum potabile.  He acquired a considerable wealth from the sale of this potion.  This potion was defended by Francis in several publications.  One of the principle healing adjacents was said to be gold.  His father was a gold smith in jewel office of Queen Elizabeth.

Susan Howe

Children of  Francis Anthony and Susan Howe

Charles Anthony married Martha Thornton and practiced medicine in Bedford, England.

John Anthony was born in 1585 in London, England and died in 1655 in London, England


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