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CASE58458: Horary consultation concerning Mrs Joan [Joanna] Prescot (PERSON57057)

Question asked by the patient on 17 May 1624 at 13:30


RN Mres Pescot sent a letter to me touching certen ptyes susp to doe her hane {sic} May 17 h. 1. 30 p m. 1624

<f. 193r>

Mres Prescot was wth goody Mres Kendall who did excuse her selfe &|b|efore she dyed & did put it on her daughter in law that mayed {sic} her sonne called Ellenor Cooke now wife of francis Typsley confessed yt her daughter sent for a mā to cure her mischiefe but they did not fourme it. still is tormented almost in all t of her bodye yet not sicke so yt she is afrayd yt all her adversayes {sic} are not rooted out. this \last/ womā hath a Daughter yt was wth the old womā before she dyed called Anne Typsley. always tormented at hart feareth a cōsūption & craveth my consayle & helpe vnder god.

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 413, ff. 192v-193r (f. 192v bottom left, and f. 193r bottom left)

Cite this as: Lauren Kassell, Michael Hawkins, Robert Ralley, John Young, Joanne Edge, Janet Yvonne Martin-Portugues, and Natalie Kaoukji (eds.), ‘CASE58458’, The casebooks of Simon Forman and Richard Napier, 1596–1634: a digital edition,, accessed 28 September 2023.