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CASE12301: Horary consultation concerning Anne Bourton (PERSON9905)

Question asked by the patient on 25 April 1599 at 08:30

RN An Bourton of Olny 26 yeres old. sick the ever sinc Lent tooke her in her hed hart & backe maried this 7 yeres had but on Child but yt god hath taken to his mercy. {s} {sic} it holdeth her nowe as an ague shaking her every day. & hat sweateth & is very hot after the shaking & hath as it were a thing lūbring in her chest very corpulent faynt & very feeble. hath a very painfull cough ready to Drawe vp hart & hall wth it & fetcheth blood very short winded. fetcheth vp fleume & water as cleare as a bell. Ap. 25 die . h. 8. 30. mi ant m. 1599. hath a very sore ague every day yt maketh her sweate exceedingly. hath not had this moneth her Courses sinc shee voyded a litle porrengr of clompered bloode/

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 138r (upper left part of page)

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CASE11932: Horary consultation concerning Toucher (PERSON16500)

Question asked by the patient on 3 January 1599 at 12:09

RN Mr {sic} Charels Tutcher Charles at Stonystratford at the swan of 2 neckes. 45. sick this fortnight. sonewhat {sic} Costive shee doth bleede & is very mutch stuffed in her chest can scarce tak her winde. ready to sound a grosse & fat woman. sent a poer woman. Ian. 3. die . h. 12. 9. mi. 1599. \at 1. p m /|twice & thrice a day bleedeth at ye nose. half a pint at a time \every othr daye/|

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Charels Touchers wife hath not had her termes this 6 yeres her stomack hoven & her hed ill & backe her wombe & chest stuffed short winded. hart ill water good. yellowe but thin. taken a greefe for payment of monyes for her husb. brother for s{ur}tiship. 200li

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Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 77r (upper left, and upper right parts of page)

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CASE12134: Horary consultation concerning John Burton (PERSON10224)

Question asked by Anonymous (PERSON17668) on 25 March 1599 at 18:08

RN Iohn Burton of Cosgrave for his disease a boy of 9 yeres old kept his bed ever sinc tuesday. voyded wormes payned in chest belly & hart a stitch vndr his right \side/ a very hie coloured youth wth the vexation yt was pale before. all swollen frō the face to the granes. made no water sinc thursday. at 25 of March. die h. 6: 8. p. m 1599

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Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 111r (upper left part of page)

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CASE11786: Horary consultation concerning Mr Andrew Knight (PERSON13447)

Question asked by the patient on 8 November 1598 at 14:52

RN Andrew Knighte of Newport 36. for the winde cholicke this moneth. & stone red sand & changeth it into blood as big as a {fe}tch somewhat yellowe. forced to \purge/ fleme yellowe Chollour in great abundanc right syde of the reanes of his back & so rūneth to the bottome of his belly. vrine hot & cōplexion wthout the fit. Novemb. 8. die h. 3. 2. 52. m. p m. 1598. extreeme payne in side & backe.

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Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 49v (upper left part of page)

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CASE11838: Horary consultation concerning James Greenwood (PERSON12385)

Question asked by the patient on 2 December 1598 at 10:15

RN Iames Greenewood of water eaton Doctr Spark tennet {sic} 50 yeres old. complayneth of his of h an old dysease of his harte now well & lusty but not long sinc almost ded in it. troubled wth a stitch on his right side & cometh over his hart ready to swounde. very cold wth it. of a high colour. stuffed in his Chest yt he can scarce tak his winde quærit Decēbr. 2. die . h. 10. 15. mi. 1598. his hart trembleth muday {sic} last sick lame.

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Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 228, f. 60r (upper right part of page)

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CASE11901: Horary consultation concerning Goody Elizabeth Buckingham [Honour] (PERSON10131)

Question asked by Goodman Honour (PERSON12882) on 27 December 1598 at 08:45

RN Goodman Honour of Newport for his wife who hath bene longe sick & is nowe very exceeding ill h {sic} as her husband telleth me. hanc male suspicantr de veneficio

Elisabeth Buckingham. Otherwise Honour about 50. a great pulling in her left syde wc maketh her to Crye/

shee is not able to styrre no meate will tary wth her. shee goeth not onc in a sennet to ground very costive & mutch bounde. 27 of Decēb. die h. 8. 45. ant m. 1598. /complayneth of her hart chest left arme.\

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Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 72r (upper right part of page)

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CASE11911: Horary consultation concerning Old John Risely (PERSON15344)

Question asked by Risely (PERSON15342) on 30 December 1598 at 09:45

RN Iohn Risely of Rawnson sent onc againe to me for my counsell his pain lieth now in his Cods {wc} are swollen as big as ons hed & as hard as a borde he was wont to haue them swollen very big but then lasted but 5 houres & nowe swelled ever sinc weddensday he cannot eate sleepe or goe to ground. troubled wth the wind Cholicke a paine in his backe st{illeg}ry Desirous to take a stro{illeg} but Doubteth he ca shall be able Decēb. filius patre cū consensu. Decēb 30. die . h. 10. \9. 45./ 1598 his water cold red & thi{ck}

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Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 73v (upper right part of page)

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CASE12089: Horary consultation concerning Richard Umny [Carter] (PERSON16635)

Question asked by the patient on 16 March 1599 at 07:10

RN Rich Vmny otherwise Carter. about 3 quartrs of a yere sick & taketh his hart thenc ariseth to his chest ready to stop his winde. rattle in his throote wth fleume & water & a great aking of his hart & the bones of his arme. cannot take his winde so stopped in his chest & stomack the 16 of March. die . h. 7. 10. 1599.

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Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 103v (upper right part of page)

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CASE12345: Horary consultation concerning John Scriven (PERSON15668)

Question asked by the patient on 28 April 1599 at 10:00

RN Iohn Scriven of Hanslop. 46. a maried man had|th| a disease yt holdeth him as an ague. & mutch Disquiteth him in his belly chest & head. very faynt & feeble & Did sweate mutch could not tary vp frō his bed a great griping in his belly Ap. 28 die h. 10. ant m. 1599.

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Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 144r (upper left part of page)

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CASE12356: Horary consultation concerning Arthur Smith (PERSON15876)

Question asked by the patient on 1 May 1599 at 09:30

RN Arthur Smithe of Woulverton. 36. payned in the bodye nowe & lims & knees. & hath a great hote stomack and mutch bounde. arms this 7 yeres & hath spent mutch monye. faynt & feeble. maij 1. die h. 9. {illeg}|3|0. ant m. 1599.

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Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 145v (upper right part of page)

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CASE12075: Horary consultation concerning Joan Burton (PERSON10231)

Question asked by the patient between 13 March 1599 at 14:30 and 14 March 1599 at 11:10

RN Iohn Ione Burten of Olney for her diseased chest 44. yeres. lame in her back. fallen downe into her legs. a great hoven in her belly body back wth cold & a trembling ach in her back.

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 101v (bottom left part of page)

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CASE11741: Horary consultation concerning Smith (PERSON15932)

Question asked by Anthony Smith (PERSON15872) on 10 October 1598 at 11:20

RN Anthony Smith for his sons Daughter 4 yeres old very exceeding sleepy can eat nothing keepeth her bed looketh pale. cōplayneth of her hed & her mouth sore & cannot swallowe. Octob. 10|1| die  {sic}. 11. 25|0|. 1598.

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Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 228, f. 41v (upper left part of page)

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CASE12139: Horary consultation concerning William Beard (PERSON9575)

Question asked by the patient on 26 March 1599 at 08:30

RN William Berde 54 yers old of Potters Perye. sick on weddensday last keepeth his bed vp & downe can not rest. sent to me his sonne 26 of March die h. 8. 30. mi. ant m. 1599. sick at hart & stomack ill. very hot. a great stitch & cough & reaneth mutch fleune {sic}.

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 111v (bottom right part of page)

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CASE12191: Horary consultation concerning Anne Winkles (PERSON17270)

Question asked by the patient on 2 April 1599 at 13:00

RN An Winkles of Hanslop. 60. amisse this 20 yeres: vndr her left side pricketh leeke a dagger. cōbred wth colour. wth slymy black reping geere. goeth vp to her belly & backe. Apr. 2. die . h. 1. 1599. sad & hevye.

Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 228, f. 119v (upper left part of page)

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CASE12237: Horary consultation concerning Goodman Thomas Gardner (PERSON12047)

Question asked by the patient on 18 April 1599 at 07:00

RN Thomas Gardner of Dunsanger of 62 yeres old yt pissed blood & was mended by the herb yt I sent him in a receipte. sinc yt time had on Waly who hath wth his Clisters Done him litle good but is swollen in his belly wc is growen very harde. & mutch payned in his share & can make but a litle water halfe a sponefull at a time would knowe wheathr leekly to die or live. went not to ground sinc munday last about 12 a clocke sent to me this 18 of Apr. die . h. 7. ant m 1599 burneth in his yarde.

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Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 125v (upper left part of page)

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CASE12333: Horary consultation concerning William Venter (PERSON16691)

Question asked by the patient on 27 April 1599 at 11:15

RN Will: Venter of Sawford troubled wth a Cold very shortwinded & payned wth a Cough & his hart sore. 31 yeres troubled wth it this fortnight / Apr. 27 die h. 11. 15. ant m. lay first in his hed. & in his neck ready to stop his winde./

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 142v (upper left part of page)

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CASE12441: Horary consultation concerning Agnes Houghton (PERSON12911)

Question asked by Christopher Houghton (PERSON12900) and Alice Houghton (PERSON12913) on 12 May 1599 at 10:00

RN Agnes Hoton. 7 yeres on sct Valentines eve being sunday amisse in her lims & tounge & feete & hath no sence nor feeling therin at first shee did fall for 2 or 3 dizeases. now hath lost the senc & vse of her lims

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She cryeth & mutch cōplayneth o {sic} May the 12. die . h. 10. ant m. 1599. pater et mater filia quærūt remediū. det igitur pater cælestis multis et magnis miserationib suis. at all times most cold. Costive.

Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 228, f. 160r (upper right part of page)

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CASE12477: Horary consultation concerning Roger Riecross (PERSON15330) and Mary Riecross (PERSON15332)

Question asked by Roger Riecross (PERSON15330) on 17 May 1599 at 12:30

RN Rogar Riecrose of Stonystratford. 30. y. fore a sore eye {illeg} {sic} bloodshoten. & hed payned & troubled wth the winde. may the 17. die . h. 12. 30 1599. hot & scaldeth in his hed. & eye./

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Mary Riecross of Stonystratford 6 yeres cōplayneth of her belly sick this 12 moneth.

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 166r (bottom right, and bottom left parts of page)

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CASE11778: Horary consultation concerning Thomas Houghton (PERSON12905)

Question asked by the patient on 6 November 1598 at 12:30

RN Thomas Whooton of haversham about 22. vnmaried. sick this yere. quærit remediū. novemb 6. die . h. 12. 30. he hath had a swelling in his right side broken out in his wrest & body filthy water. heavy vncōfortable his hed gyddy & light his sight bad

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Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 228, f. 47v (upper right part of page)

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CASE11891: Horary consultation concerning William Seer (PERSON15703)

Question asked by the patient on 21 December 1598 at 12:45

RN Will: Seere of haversham. 53 yeres old sitteth vp by the fier, very stiffe & hardly to {ground} onc in 24 houres complayneth of his body & lims & legs most in on of his sides all over his left syde ever sinc March last: first amisse not able to goe over the Dore threshall. sinc Alhalloutide. sent his wife to me Decēb. 21. die . h. 12. 45. 1598. on of his legs the left wonderfully swelled. a very diseased body & hath had a greate cough.1

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Notes:

1 ‘feare lest he be beworded’ in chart

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 70v (upper left part of page)

Cite this as: Lauren Kassell, Michael Hawkins, Robert Ralley, John Young, Joanne Edge, Janet Yvonne Martin-Portugues, and Natalie Kaoukji (eds.), The casebooks of Simon Forman and Richard Napier, 1596–1634: a digital edition, https://casebooks.lib.cam.ac.uk/search?f1-date=1590-1599;f2-judgment=No;f3-question-asked=Medical, accessed 26 February 2020.