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charter members of the Society of Apothecaries

Thomas Douglas Whittet

charter members of the Society of Apothecaries

by Thomas Douglas Whittet

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Published by (Royal Society of Medicine) in (London) .
Written in English


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StatementReprinted from Proceedings of the Royal Societyof Medicine, October 1971, vol. 64, no. 10.
The Physical Object
Pagination1 sheet ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20268741M

THE SOCIETY OF APOTHECARIES.-INCOR PORATION OF GENERAL PRACTITIONERS. Apothecaries' Hall, Jan. 10, SiR,-I am desired by the Master and Wardens of this Society to forward to you the accompanying copy of a letter, which has been addressed by their instruc tions to the Committee appointed by a General Meet. The members of the society are (in descending rank): The Master; Two Wardens (The "Senior Warden" and "Junior Warden") 21 Assistants (and a small number of Assistants emeriti) Liverymen (Full members of the society, all of whom are Freemen of the City of London. Liverymen of the society are in two classes, "guardant" and "couchant").

This act gave the Society of Apothecaries the right to examine and license apothecaries. Many barber surgeons, who were practicing as General Practitioners, also sought and obtained this licensure. In in England, about one third of all apothecaries and barber surgeons, who were practicing as General Practitioners, had this licensure. You save: $ (14%) This vintage book contains a history of the Society of Apothecaries of the City of London, first published in The Society of Apothecaries was incorporated as a City Livery Company by royal charter from James I on 6 December in recognition of apothecaries' specialist skills in compounding and dispensing medicines.

  Apothecaries, in turn, provided advice and more complex remedies to patients. King James I gave the apothecaries—originally members of the Guild of Grocers—their own guild in , called the Company of Apothecaries. According to their charter, men from the apothecaries’ guild had the right to “go and enter into any Shop. By the King. A proclamation for setling the Company of Apothecaries of London and for reforming abuses in that art by England and Wales (); The Worshipful Society of Apothecaries of London; a history, by W. S. C Copeman (Book).


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Charter members of the Society of Apothecaries by Thomas Douglas Whittet Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Society The Society of Apothecaries was incorporated as a City Livery Company by royal charter from James I on 6 December in recognition of apothecaries' specialist skills in compounding and dispensing medicines.

The Society received its Grant of Arms six days later. The Society of Apothecaries is no in order of precedence, and [ ]. Copy of the charter granted to the Society of Apothecaries by King James the First: ordered, by the House of Commons, to be printed, 22 June by Worshipful Society of Apothecaries.

The members of the Society are (in descending rank): The Master; Two Wardens (The "Senior Warden" and "Junior Warden") 21 Assistants (and a small number of Assistants emeriti) Liverymen (Full members of the Society, all of whom are Freemen of the City of London.

Liverymen are in two classes, "guardant" and "couchant") Freemen (most of whom are "Yeomen")Date of formation:Royal Charter, (James I). Full text Full text is available as a scanned copy of the original print version.

Get a printable copy (PDF file) of the complete article (K), or click on a page image below to browse page by : T D Whittet. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages, 1 unnumbered leaf of plates: illustrations (some color), maps, portraits ; 25 cm.

4 Although ‘society’ is mentioned in the charter, for much of the seventeenth century the name ‘company’ is used in official records, with the use of ‘society’ not occurring again until This term was gradually charter members of the Society of Apothecaries book thereafter.

Wall, op. cit. (3), pp. 18, In line with histories of the institution, I will use ‘society’ in this article unless quoting from a source. The Society of Apothecaries is both a City livery company and an examining authority for the medical profession.

Founded in by the royal apothecary Gideon de Laune leading a breakaway group. The Society of Apothecaries are delighted to be attending the History Day for the first time this year.

Early history. When the Society received its Royal Charter init joined the ranks of City Livery Companies, trade and professional bodies. The History of the Society of Apothecaries of London.1 MR.

BARRETT, M.A., has produced a most entertaining volume concerning the Society of Apothe- caries of London. He has had access to the minute books of the Society and he has from them been enabled to construct a book. The Society of Apothecaries’ archives, housed at Apothecaries’ Hall, constitute a unique and fascinating record of national significance.

They chart the history of its development and its changing roles and activities as: a City Livery Company (incorporated by royal charter in ); a major centre for the manufacture and sale of drugs at the Hall (); the founder (in ) and.

The Society of Apothecaries is No. 58 in the order of precedence of the City Livery Companies, and the largest in the City of London. They were incorporated by Royal Charter inevolving into the pharmacists of the day. In the Society of Apothecaries celebrated the th anniversary of its Royal Charter.

The Society of Apothecaries was incorporated as a City Livery Company by Royal Charter from James I on 6 December in recognition of apothecaries’ specialist skills in compounding and dispensing medicines.

The Society of Apothecaries is no in order of precedence, and one of the largest livery companies in the City of London. Under James I the issue of the Charter to the Apothecaries in established them as a self-governing body required to train and examine their members in order to raise standards.

In they issued a Book of Ordinances to govern their apprentices, who were to train for eight years in pharmacy, the recognition of drug material and its. William Shakespeare also makes use of an apothecary in “Romeo and Juliet” in which a poor apothecary sells Romeo an elixir of death with which Romeo commits suicide.

In apothecaries were finally granted a Royal Charter and they formed the Worshipful Society of Apothecaries. Apothecaries in London had started out as part of the Grocers’ Company. Only in was the Society of Apothecaries created by royal charter.

It was slow to spread its influence outside the capital, but gradually the standards set by the Society for admission were accepted more widely.

The history of the Society of apothecaries of London by Barrett, C. (Charles Raymond Booth), b. Publication date Topics Society of Apothecaries of London Google Book from the collections of Harvard University Language English.

Book digitized by Google from the library of Harvard University and uploaded to the Internet. One of the Livery Companies of the City of London. It is ranked at 58 among the companies. Its motto is Opiferque Per Orbem Dicor (I am called a bringer of help throughout the world).

Prior to the foundation of the Society inLondon apothecaries were members of the Grocers' Company (founded ) and before this they were members of the Guild of Pepperers (founded before ).

The. In James I agreed to grant a Charter to the Grocers, who recognized the Apothecaries as a separate group. Ten years later inJames I gave the Apothecaries a Charter to separate them from the Grocers as ‘The Worshipful Society of the Art and Mistery of Apothecaries’. King James’ proclamation on the Apothecaries Charter in Worshipful Society of Apothecaries.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The Worshipful Society of Apothecaries; Motto: Opiferque per Orbem Dicor: Location: Apothecaries' Hall Black Friars Lane, London (since ) Date of formation: Royal Charter: Company association. Honours.

The British Academy Peter Townsend Prize for Writing the Lives of the English Poor, ss (London, ) The Worshipful Society of Apothecaries Monckton Copeman Medal for. Benefactors to the amount of £5 and upwards of the Society of Apothecaries for the relief of Widows of Members.

Peter Guelsthorp John Allen (a member).2nd donation.3rd donation.4th donation.5th donation.6th s: 1.The Society of Apothecaries is both a City livery company and an examining authority for the medical profession. Founded in by the royal apothecary Gideon de Laune leading a breakaway group from the Grocers’ Company, the Society was instrumental in raising the status of apothecaries as general practitioners.

Under the Apothecaries’ Act () the Society examined for the LSA and it.MRCS - Member Royal College Surgeons LSA - Licentiate of the Society of Apothecaries. Lieutenant Royal Army Medical Corps. Son of Walter PRING ( .