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  • Mr Richard Napier [Sandy] [Richard Napier [Senior]] (PERSON5218)
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CASE11791: Diary entry

Written by Mr Richard Napier [Sandy] [Richard Napier [Senior]] (PERSON5218) on 9 November 1598 no earlier than 18:00

RN Mudge my brothr leaches vicar longe since, came to see me to my howse being as Drunke as he could holde & so lay at Dore pratling & he co knew not what the 9 of Novemb. h die h. 6. after p m. at night. 1598. this night & the next day following a great whistling bustling winde a wavering roving vnsetled inconstant fellowe given to roving & wandring.1

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1 ‘a fickleheded roving fellowe & given to good fellow. glutt. dr{ūk}ennes a spendall & waster.’ in chart

Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 228, f. 50v (upper left part of page)

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CASE17151: Diary entry

Written by Mr Richard Napier [Sandy] [Richard Napier [Senior]] (PERSON5218) between 8 June 1602 at 21:00 and 9 June 1602 at 08:30

RN Iune 8 . h 2. 20. p m hor I went to Mr Byrds & aftr a good supper we had talke of the crosse of Ihūs christ & greate Disputation. wheathr it ough{t} to be vsed in baptisme I ornoe. they Denyed it I {ass}{u}med it they held it as a popish & a wicked ceremony. this Disputation was betwixt 8 & 9 of the clocke & about after 9 of the clocke on came to Mr Byrd{s} f|t|o me for physicke wch met wth on that Directed him vppon the stone bridge & told him he should fynde me at Mr Byrds house Iune 8 hor 8. 30 p m. 1602.

I came home in ye wet

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Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 221, f. 80v (upper right part of page)

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CASE75926: Diary entry

Written by Mr Richard Napier [Sandy] [Richard Napier [Senior]] (PERSON5218) between 15 November 1632 and 3 April 1633

RN novēb. 15. very cold a great froast I receaved letter frō Sr Water leach. my Cosen Borington. on frō: mres Quicke & the 2 yonge ladyes & frō Richard.

Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 214, p. 146 (middle 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,;sort=sort-date;f2-practitioner-is-querent=Yes;f3-question-asked=Personal%20affairs%3A%3ACommunications;f4-querent=Mr%20Richard%20Napier%20%5BSandy%5D%20%5BRichard%20Napier%20%5BSenior%5D%5D%20%28PERSON5218%29;f5-question-asked=Worldly%20affairs, accessed 26 February 2020.