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CASE274: Horary consultation concerning Mrs Bridget Allen (PERSON384)

Question asked by the patient and Dr Simon Forman (PERSON2824) on 11 May 1596 at 13:00

SF at on p m’ the 11 of may mrs allen

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Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 234, f. 35r (bottom left part of page)

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CASE10623: Horary consultation concerning Young Mrs Mary Poulton [Troughton] (PERSON16580)

Question asked by the patient and Mr Richard Napier [Sandy] [Richard Napier [Senior]] (PERSON5218) on 19 May 1600 at 19:00

RN for Mres Troughton of hanslop. may 19. die h. 7 p m. 1600

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 202, f. 75r (bottom right part of page)

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CASE75702: Interrogation (Receiving message) concerning Egerton [Frances] [Countess of Bridgewater] (PERSON48398)

Question asked by Mr Richard Napier [the nephew] [Sir Richard Napier] (PERSON18784) on 15 October 1632 at 16:30

SRN Vtrū suspicio ven. sit vera Octob. 15o . h. 4. 30. p. m. 1632

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at this time ye Earle of Bridgewaters footeman came & brought lers frō ye Countesse & young Sr Robert Na etc.

Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 214, p. 75 (upper left part of page)

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CASE78411: Prescription for Lady Magdalen Egerton (PERSON48400)

Question asked by Mr Richard Napier [the nephew] [Sir Richard Napier] (PERSON18784) on 30 June 1633 at 14:00

SRN For ye Lady Magdalen Egerton Iune 30. h. 2. p. m. 1633.

Aloes Cicotrina ß. Turbith, and Agarick an. ʒij. Myrabolanj Chebulæ ʒij. Rubarb. ʒj. {v} Masticis calamj aromaticj an ʒj. fiat Massa cū syrupo viola. in 5. pil. dos. once in 2 dayes. at 5. of clocke before Supper. ad to it of p{ill} Rud ʒj.

A dry Diet Drinke to dry vp ye Rheume. corroboratinge ye Animall & vitall spirits Parts.

Take ye barke of lignū sctū. sarsaperilla, sassafras. roote, calamus Aromaticus of sach iij. Sliced cinamoms nuttmegs. & galingall an. j sliced Angelia canded, enula campana canded myrabulo{u}s condited ij. Bisket Bred made with anyseed iiij beaten & pouderd. verven & Celandine. dryed an. . ij. wood bittony Margerā, & rosemary flowers dryed {illeg}ac. . ij. an ß. Pruons .ß. Licoras Aniseeds & reasons an. vj. flower de Luce roote & flag roote boath dryed & sliced let all these be boyled in 20 pints of spring water boyle it till 4. pints be wasted then adde to it Bittony water, Margerū & Rosemary waters an. lib. ß white wyne lib ij boyle it a little more then strayne it & stop it close in a sweet Iug pot.

Take of this euery morneing vj. & the like at 3. in ye after noone & supping with 3 slices of Dyet bread drink vj. more & so vse it as long as any Lasteth.

Let her suppers be during this tyme of bisket bread & reasons of ye sunne. & sometymes ponadoes, with a little bisket bread or 3. slices of dyet bread. \& may drinke after it her dyet drinke before prscribed/ at other tymes either citrons, Lemons or oringes Canded or condited & once in 2 or 3 dayes to take before an houre before such a slight supper. 5. smal pils.

Aloes cicotr \ʒij/ rud, \Rud ß/ fætid turb an ʒij. salis gēm ʒß fiat mass pil cū syr de S rad q suff dosis ʒj

The Electuary.

Take of wood Bittony, Dianthos Conserve of \old/ Red Roses, Condited Citrons an. j. Ivory, harts horne specierū de geis powderd an ʒj. venice treacle ʒij. Trochiskes of vipers. ʒj. Let all be well mixed & incorporated with ye syrupe Acetositate citrj.

Dosis as much as a Nuttmeg in ye morneing fasting. & then prsently drink after it vj of ye former dyet drinke puting into this draught only in the morneinge Syrup of Roses 2. Spoonfuls. & not in yt in the afternoone.

Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 211, pp. 510–511 (p. 510 upper left, p. 510 bottom, p. 510 upper right, and p. 511 upper left)

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CASE79623: Horary consultation concerning Mrs Elizabeth Tyrringham (PERSON60707)

Question asked by Mr Richard Napier [the nephew] [Sir Richard Napier] (PERSON18784) on 12 September 1635 at 14:20

SRN Quæro vtrū Mrs Elisa Tyringhā pristinā recuperabit salutē. Septemƀ 12. . h. 2. 20. p. m. 1635.

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Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 177, f. 22r (upper left part of page)

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CASE79837: Interrogation concerning Mrs Anne Tyrringham [Napier] (PERSON60703)

Question asked by Mr Richard Napier [the nephew] [Sir Richard Napier] (PERSON18784) on 17 December 1635 between 10:30 and 18:00

SRN My wife did begin to complayne & Cry out Decemƀ 17. h. 10. 30. a. m 1635

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Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 340, f. 155v (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,;sort=sort-date;f2-practitioner-is-querent=Yes;f3-time-of-day=PM;f5-practitioner-is-patient=No;f6-question-asked=Medical;f7-querent-age-band=020-029, accessed 16 July 2020.