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CASE78041: Horary consultation concerning John Farre (PERSON48756)

Question asked by the patient on 14 August 1633 at 09:00

RN Iohn Farre of Litle Brickhill 48 y Aug. 15|4| h. 9 ant m 1633.

swelled in his leg. & thigh in his left syde 3 weekes but was ill 7 weeks before & very mutch wasted in all his body wth sweates & burning |no stomack all this while bellye wyndye| /litle cough\

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 211, p. 376 (bottom left, and bottom right parts of page)

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CASE79496: Horary consultation concerning Marian Phillips (PERSON56684)

Question asked by the patient on 11 September 1635 at 10:00

SRN Marian Phelp of Blechly 40. y Septemƀ. 11. h. 10. a. m. 1635

Much payned in her chest & at her heart very shortwynded swelld & howen in her face hands & Body

\vomitts what she taketh/ hath not bin well since it thunderd & lightend when she came from Stoke goldinge on th{e} Sunday yt it lightend & thunde{red} so much.

it first tooke her wth sorenes in her throate

body Costiue. Vryne very thin & frothy, & cleere. hath bin married these 9. y. no child.

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 412, f. 241v (upper right part of page)

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CASE70913: Horary consultation concerning William Story (PERSON59714) and Margaret Wyn (PERSON62414)

Question asked by Anonymous (PERSON41199) on 25 May 1630 at 18:20

RN Williā Stoary of St Albions 12 y the 30 of August next twixt 6 & 7 in ye morning at Saraz{ings} head about Easter was 12 monthe may 25. h 6 20 a|p| m 1630.

her mayd cōtinth {sic} Lame & hath spots about her thighs & Knees.

his legs

the child cōplayneth of his loynes& legs & of a payne of his Left syde & also hath a dry cough.

[Astrological Chart]

wheathr fit to make an issue Is lame & goeth wth payne

was prty well sinc Easter was a twelfmonth when & where.

will. Stoary 12 y may 25 h. 6. 30 p m 1630

Lame in his loyns Legs & left syde payned

There mayden yt was Lame. Marg. Wynne at the same tyme.

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 194, pp. 406-407 (p. 406 bottom right, p. 406 bottom left, and p. 407 upper left)

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CASE72140: Horary consultation concerning Mrs Elizabeth Cob (PERSON46416)

Question asked by the patient on 19 May 1631 at 13:00

RN Mres Elis: Cob of Fensom 36 y may 19. h. 1. p {sic} 1631 had. 13. child hath buryed 6 & hath seaven. living was prsent head, left syde, chest ill:

Is very weake

a great fayntnes in her stomack & legs as she goeth. feareth consūption a burning in her back

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 232, p. 355 (upper left part of page)

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CASE70707: Horary consultation concerning Mr Richard Stockwell (PERSON59658)

Question asked by the patient on 4 May 1630 at 19:45

RN old Mr Stockwell of North Hampton 65 y May 4. h 7. 45 a|p| m 1630

[Astrological Chart]

|very shortwyded| his motion of his going is well amended but his should & arme is swelled |on arms lessor then another| & mutch payned & plexed wth shortnes of breath. troubled wth wynd also moved to have an Issue craveth my Conseyle

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 194, p. 331 (upper left, and bottom right parts of page)

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CASE73839: Horary consultation concerning Mrs Margaret Anderson (PERSON42694)

Question asked by the patient on 21 February 1632 at 13:10

U[1624–34] Mrs. Margaret Anderson. \of Tringe/ 16. y. Febr 21. . h. 1. 10. p m. 1632

Shee tooke her Phisick wch wrought very well, but her Leggs doe nowe swell very much toward night, & pitt into the flesh wth great paine, her thighes & Belly swell alsoe

Desires to knowe what should bee done:

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 212, p. 455 (bottom right part of page)

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CASE75654: Horary consultation concerning Alice Travell (PERSON60421)

Question asked by the patient on 9 October 1632 at 16:00

RN Alce Travell of Hanslop 24 y octob. 9. h. 4 p m 1632

maryed about Christmas swelled sinc satt \face head &/ belly & legs & lower t all over sinc satterday last quick 7 weekes cānot stand nor goe

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 214, p. 62 (upper left part of page)

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CASE77291: Horary consultation concerning Mrs Eleanor Aylet [Goody Aylet] (PERSON43142) and Mrs Eleanor Aylet (PERSON43141)

Question asked by Mrs Eleanor Aylet [Goody Aylet] (PERSON43142) on 16 May 1633 at 07:00

RN Mres Aylet Elner Aylet of Magdalen Laver in Essex 40. May 16 h 7 ant m 1633

came into my prsenc wth there waters

her daughter Elenor Aylet 17 y mopish & idle headed for 4 yeres & her shoulder bone come out & goeth crooked

had a great cold in her head & cānot be removed

her mynd troubled wth divrse conceits & feares

very healthfull in her body.

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 211, p. 136 (upper left, and upper right parts of page)

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CASE77507: Horary consultation concerning Anne Silvester (PERSON58757) and Silvester (PERSON58755)

Question asked by Anne Silvester (PERSON58757) on 8 June 1633 at 06:00 or at 07:30

RN An Silvester of Hunsdon in Hartford sheere 42 y Iune 8 h {sic} hor 6 ant m 1633

strangly handled in her feete wth pulling & gnawing her feete wth extremity of payns & her hands pill all over & the tops wore away wth the payne & did extremely vomyte at the first for 4 days 16 weekes. & had 2 child wch vomyted sorely & on child dyed & she cānot sit vp nor goe but as she she {sic} is caryed nor cānot abyde any to touch her hands & feete & are extreme hot

vryne very good Iune 8. h {sic}. hor 6 ant m 1633. /h. 7. 30 ant m 1633\

[Astrological Chart]

Iune 8 h {sic} hor 6. ant m 1633.

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 211, p. 206 (upper left, upper right, and middle centre parts of page)

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CASE77757: Horary consultation concerning Bartholomew Thomson (PERSON60043)

Question asked by Anonymous (PERSON41925) on 1 July 1633 at 16:30

RN Bartholomew Tomson \Ill halfe a yere/ of newp 9. y. almost ten taken a weeke sinc {sic} \thursdy night/ taken a thursday night next a month was brought to me Iuly. 1. h. 4. 30 p m 1633.

had a bruise by thrusting him A|ag|aynst a Deske & bled at the nose mutch & sinc hath bene pyned & wasted in his flesh

looketh very pale /the child was brought to me in a Cradle. worst at night\

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 211, p. 278 (upper left, and bottom right parts of page)

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CASE78879: Horary consultation concerning Anne Stap (PERSON59514)

Question asked by the patient no later than 15 March 1634 at 09:00

TG Ann stapp of stonystreetford 16 y. Mart. 15. h. 9. Mat. 1634. hath beene sicke this 14night. on wensday a stitch in her right side began, & now is pained in all her body. Exceedy|i|ng hote. Keepeth her bed can hardly stirre.

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 412, f. 102r (upper left part of page)

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CASE79175: Horary consultation concerning Mrs Faith Sage (PERSON58116) and Sage (PERSON58113)

Question asked by Mrs Faith Sage (PERSON58116) on 7 October 1634 between 09:45 and 14:00

SRN Fayth Sage of High Lauer for a litenes in her head. & a papue in her Teeth & a trembling at her heart.

her Husband was taken with a payne in her|is| backe that he can hardly goe./.

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 412, f. 157r (upper right part of page)

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CASE79618: Horary consultation concerning Lady Hester Temple [Old Lady Temple] (PERSON35978)

Question asked by the patient on 29 March 1636 at 15:00

SRN The old Lady Temple of Darsett 66. y. March. 29. . h. 3. p. m. 1636.

The pills j sent her did worke very well & did her very much good.

Is now short wynded & much hoven in ye stomacke & weake in her knees & A{illeg}k|nc|kles, as she was then

hath at this tyme a great hoarsenes & straytnes in her throate. desires the note of ye Dyet drinke. & pills.

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 177, f. 18v (upper left, and upper right parts of page)

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CASE70044: Horary consultation concerning Anne Knot (PERSON53197)

Question asked by the patient on 11 February 1630 at 16:00

U[1624–34] Anne Knott of Holcott a widowe 46. y. Feb. 11. . h. 4. p. m. 1630

Is light headed & talketh very idley sometimes rageth & raueth, hath beene soe eur since Saturday, since yesterday hath beene very ill. cannot sleepe1

[Astrological Chart]

Notes:

1 ‘Light headed’ in chart

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 194, p. 100 (bottom left, and bottom right parts of page)

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CASE70260: Horary consultation concerning Mr Clopton (PERSON46369)

Question asked by the patient on 17 March 1630 at 21:00

U[1624–34] Mr. Rous Clopton of Corp. Chri Coll. Oxon 35. y. Mart. 17. . h. 9. p. m. 1630

[Astrological Chart]

A greiuous Headache takes him at Midnight sometimes in one te of ye head & sometimes in ye other te, but especially in ye left side of his heade, wch makes ye places outwardly sore where ye paine hath beene.1

A continually Noyse in his head wth a tearinge paine as yf it would pull one skyn from another, wch comes sometimes suddenly like a strech, & then is gone in an instant

A dizines in ye heade & a leapinge, as it were of blacke mothes before his Eyes

This paine hath continued these 6 weekes,

Desires to knowe whether it ceeds from ye stomack or spleene, from a cold or{illeg} hote cause

Hath beene let Bloud in ye right arme, & vnder the tongue, & in ye forehead, beeinge tolde by the Physitian ythis greife was caused by fullnes of Bloud

Hath taken Pills & Electuaryes sundry times, but his paine noethinge deminished

Hath for many years beene troubled wth a soundinge & noyse in his head, but neuer wth paine till nowe Feareth a Disposition to the Palsye or Apoplexye Desires Receits & Directions to preuent these two capitall Dangers.

Notes:

1 ‘Extreame Headache’ in chart

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 194, p. 177 (upper left part of page)

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CASE78462: Horary consultation concerning Anne Lenton (PERSON53651)

Question asked by the patient on 15 October 1633 at 16:40

RN An Lenton of Great Bartford 25 y octob. 15. h. 4 40 {a}|p| m 1633.1

[Astrological Chart]

Notes:

1 ‘myd troubled wth melanch.’ in chart

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 412, f. 7r (bottom right part of page)

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CASE79474: Horary consultation concerning Mrs Anne Cotta (PERSON47019)

Question asked by the patient on 22 August 1635 at 10:00

SRN Mrs Cotta of Coventry 40. y. August 22. . h. 10. a. m. 1635.

[Astrological Chart]

Subject to bleeding, hath a burneinge in the insides of her hands & the Soles of her feete. desires my aduise whether it be good for to bleed either by Leeches or in her feete.

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 412, f. 236v (bottom left part of page)

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CASE23110: Horary consultation concerning Elizabeth Tossle (PERSON60354)

Question asked by the patient on 6 October 1630 at 10:30

RN Elis: Tossle of yardly Gubbin 38 y octob. 6 h. 10. 30 ant m 1630

5 weekes ill legs mightely hoaven a great cough cānot sleepe her belly & thigh wer swelled but now are not

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 238, f. 168r (upper right part of page)

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CASE70232: Horary consultation concerning Thomas Wright (PERSON62335)

Question asked by Anonymous (PERSON41103) on 14 March 1630 at 13:00

U[1628–30] Thomas write {illeg} was borne on \the next/ satterday at night after on michelmus was twelmounth, betweene a 11 or 12 at|or| i3, a Clock but cam to me at 1 of clock, ye 14th: of march 1630./

had a quiuorin & sounding on michelmus last & 3 Dayes the after ye small pox & then at shroftide & this last night had 3 fitts after the same manner a boue saide, being ye 13th Day complaines on the head & heauie & apt to sleepe

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Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 194, p. 164 (upper, bottom left, and bottom right parts of page)

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CASE70655: Horary consultation concerning Michael Paradice (PERSON56054)

Question asked by the patient on 30 April 1630 at 17:45

U[1624–34] Michael Paradice of Potterne in Wiltshire 56. y. Apr. 30. . h. 5. 45. p m. 1630

[Astrological Chart]

A Great winde runinge vp & downe sometimes betweene the Skin, sometimes in all places of the Body, sometimes in ye heade & sometimes swellinge downe into the twist & into the Codds, as yf hee were bursten, a great rumblinge & noise in the gutts, & is worst at the full of the Moone: many Phisitians haue tryed but none could doe him good ye winde is soe stronge, & prualent. hee desireth Counsell & helpe yf God bee soe pleased.

RN mich Paradyse.

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 194, p. 313, p. 312 (p. 313 upper left, and p. 312 bottom right)

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=1630-1639;f2-treatment=Yes;f3-question-asked=Medical, accessed 6 April 2020.