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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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CASE79203: Horary consultation concerning Sir Walter Leech (PERSON53601)

Question asked by the patient on 5 November 1634 at 18:30

SRN Sr walter Leach of Cadleigh in Devonsheire sent me his Letter desireing my Aduise & Counsaile for himselfe for a vayne that is broken in him & hath voyded a gallon of Blood.

November ye 5. h. 6. 30. p. m. 1634.

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 412, f. 164r (upper left part of page)

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CASE79235: Horary consultation concerning Mrs Claire Wright [Wright] (PERSON37112)

Question asked by the patient on 28 February 1635 at 09:45

SRN My Cozen Mrs. Clare wright of Southwark London Febr 28. . h. 9. 45. a. m. 1635

[Astrological Chart]

A Iaundice thick yellow water. had a Iulep & an Electuary after a vomitt. this Last weeke had ye aduise of Dr Chamberlen who conceiues her payne & greife to proceed frō her brest. desire my Counsayle & directions.

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 412, f. 177v (upper left 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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CASE79832: Horary consultation concerning an Anonymous (PERSONGRP161) and Mrs Alice Spark (PERSON59312)

Question asked by Mr William Spark (PERSON35596) on 12 December 1635 no earlier than 10:20

SRN Mr Sparke of blechley send me word they are all well agayne & to prūe his Daughter Alces fitt desires agayne my aduice for the drawing downe of these

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 340, f. 153v (upper right 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=Other;f3-question-asked=Medical%3A%3ASymptoms%20%28specified%29;f4-question-asked=Medical%3A%3AMedical%20counsel, accessed 24 January 2020.