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John Halfhead (PERSON12466)

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Sex: Male

Birth: 1562-04-11-1561-10-16 (est.)

Death: Not recorded in the casebooks

Spouses:None recorded in the casebooks

Residences:‘England > Bedfordshire > Bolnhurst (parish) > Bolnhurst (village)’, c. 10 April 1600 & 29 April 1603‘England > Berkshire > Swallowfield (now part of Wokingham)’, c. 29 April 1603, 7 May 1603, 17 October 1603, 17 October 1603, 4 November 1603 & 5 November 1603

Case details

CaseDateTimeRole(s)Querent(s)Patient(s)Topic(s)Entry type
CASE103021600-04-1015:30querent, patientSelfSelfMedical > Symptoms (specified) > Pain and pricking (Pain)
Medical > Parts of the body > Torso (Side(s))
Medical > Symptoms (specified) > Hernia, fistula and haemorrhoids (Hernia)
CASE148821603-04-2913:30querent, patientSelfSelfMedical (Not specified in question)Horary
CASE148831603-04-2913:30querent, patientSelfSelfMedical (Not specified in question)Horary
CASE149261603-05-0715:15querent, patientSelfSelfUnknown (Unknown)Horary
CASE141251603-10-1714:45querent, patientSelfSelfMedical > Witchcraft and devil (Witchcraft suffered (medical))
Medical > Diseases of the mind (Not specified in question)
CASE157531603-10-1714:45querent, patientSelfSelfMedical > Diseases of the mind (Despair, Melancholy)
Medical > Witchcraft and devil (Witchcraft suffered (medical))
Personal affairs > Personal relations (Witchcraft suspect)
CASE141231603-11-0416:00querent, patientSelfSelfMedical (Not specified in question)Horary
CASE141241603-11-0507:30querent, patientSelfSelfMedical (Not specified in question)
Medical > Diseases of the mind (Not specified in question)

Social relationship network

  • None recorded in the casebooks

Cite this as: Lauren Kassell, Michael Hawkins, Robert Ralley, John Young, Joanne Edge, Janet Yvonne Martin-Portugues, and Natalie Kaoukji (eds.), ‘John Halfhead (PERSON12466)’, The casebooks of Simon Forman and Richard Napier, 1596–1634: a digital edition,, accessed 8 August 2022.