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Dr. CorbetA man from Hull in the county of York, described as a physician who Henry Corbet hired in 1660 to help treat his daughter Faith's fits. Dr. York would appear again on April 24, 1663, when he consulted with Drs. Taylor and Whitty about Faith's health and then spoke with the girl themselves.(54, 56)Her Distemper still continuing, or rather returning at times (for she had intervals) her Father upon the 24th. of March, 1660, carried her to Hull to Dr. Corbet, who with his Wife, (who it seems had some skill in such Distempers) used their utmost Endeavours, but with little Success. (54) She continued well all Saturday Night, and Sunday Morning 24th. of April, all the Doctors met and consulted about her Case; and coming to her spake comfortably to her, and told her how they had consulted for her good. She answered, and said, I thank you Gentlemen, for your Pains, Care and good Will: But if my Father would have been perswaded by me, he should not have sent for you: For I know, that so long as those two women are at Liberty, neither you nor any other, or any thing you can administer, will do me any good: But I must to give my Father and you satisfaction, take such as you give me. Thus she continued in a good State (saith her Father) till after Dinner I went up, and staid till Church time, and then left her as I supposed in a good condition. ()