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CASE70219: Horary consultation concerning Sir Robert Sandy [Napier] [Baronet] [Old Sir Robert Napier] [Mr Robert Sandy [Napier]] (PERSON6315)

Question asked by the patient on 12 March 1630 at 20:00

RN Sr Robert sent me a lettr |S Robert sentr m{e} {sic}| \wheathr an/ march 12 h. 8 a|p| m 1630 wheather any remedy & asketh /what the disease is.\ wheather he may adde the 4 Cooling seedes & also Drink milke nowe frō the Cow because he fyndeth a skalding & great payne in deliv of his vryne

Canot keepe the foreskin on to cover the nit {sic} of his yard

a loosnes almost 2 months scouring away mutch filth on satt last a loosnes & a stoole of blood did sit over a hot oke stoole & mended

Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 194, p. 157 (bottom right part of page)

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CASE70673: Horary consultation concerning Lady Marge Brete (PERSON44753)

Question asked by Dr Richard Brete (PERSON19100) on 1 May 1630 at 12:00

RN The lady Bret at Quainton sister to Doctor B\r/et 56 \55/ y May. 1: h {sic} hor 12. 1630 /the Doctor in her beh behalfe.\

desyreth to know wheathr her clyster be still good to take

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 194, p. 318 (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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CASE70723: Horary consultation concerning Lady Freville (PERSON49456)

Question asked by Mr Thomas Jennyson [Justice of the Peace] (PERSON52523) on 6 May 1630 at 09:30

RN Mr Thomas Ienyson of Archester his wife Dyed as I told him of a Dropsy 2 y sinc he craveth my Consayle & advice for his sister the lady frevile in the bishop prick of Durhā 67. y. May 6 . h. 9. 30 ant m 1630

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 194, pp. 338-339 (p. 338 upper left, p. 338 upper right, p. 338 bottom, and p. 339 upper left)

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CASE70745: Interrogation (Treatment) concerning Emmanuel Scrope [First Earl of Sunderland, Lord President of York] [Lord Scrope] (PERSON58391)

Question asked by Mr Richard Napier [Sandy] [Richard Napier [Senior]] (PERSON5218) on 8 May 1630 between 11:15 and 14:20

RN I gave my Lord diasc cū Cons. of quīces syr of Corall & syrope of cinam lozeng de citro ʒj amb grac {sic} gr j

May 8. h {sic} hor 11 15 ant m 1630 and I prayed for him

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 194, p. 345 (upper left part of page)

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CASE73138: Prescription for an Anonymous (PERSON41440)

Question asked by Mr Richard Napier [Sandy] [Richard Napier [Senior]] (PERSON5218) on 6 October 1631 at 13:00

RN I sent the old mā of Sald 66|8| y octob 6 h 1. p m 163i

elect ros ʒv. diagr gr vj p scti crem tart an ʒß syr de S rad j aq f{ua}r iij

Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 212, p. 214 (upper right part of page)

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CASE73333: Interrogation (Treatment) concerning Mrs Anne Tyrringham [Napier] (PERSON60703)

Question asked by Mr Richard Napier [Sandy] [Richard Napier [Senior]] (PERSON5218) between 10 November 1631 at 15:00 and 11 November 1631 at 10:00

RN Mres An Tyrīghā tooke her vomyt novēb. 10 h. 10 ant m 1631

it gave her 12 vomyts & 9 stooles

& tooke a clyster after it yt wrought all vppō Choler & flegme

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 212, p. 284 (bottom left part of page)

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CASE74714: Horary consultation concerning Sir Thomas Neville [Smith] (PERSON55281)

Question asked by the patient on 29 May 1632 between 10:15 and 14:00

RN Sr Th neavell wheathr he may take māna cū Cassia onc a weeke for his back may 29.

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 416, p. 192 (bottom left part of page)

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CASE75159: Prescription for Mrs Spark (PERSON35597)

Question asked by Mr Richard Napier [Sandy] [Richard Napier [Senior]] (PERSON5218) between 24 July 1632 at 13:20 and 25 July 1632 at 06:45

RN m|D|r Lanclets balsone deliv to D sparks Iuly 1|2|4. h. 1. 20 p m 1632

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 416, p. 335 (upper left part of page)

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CASE75882: Horary consultation concerning Ersfeild (PERSON48588)

Question asked by Mr Richard Napier [Sandy] [Richard Napier [Senior]] (PERSON5218) on 8 November 1632 at 19:00

RN for the lady Earffilds da\u/ghter 4 y novēb 8 h. 7 p \m/ 1632

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 214, p. 133 (bottom left part of page)

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CASE75884: Horary consultation concerning Lady Sara Leech [Mrs Sara Napier [Sandy]] (PERSON15610)

Question asked by Mr Richard Napier [Sandy] [Richard Napier [Senior]] (PERSON5218) on 8 November 1632 at 19:00

RN The lady Leach Sr Waters wife my neece. of Cadley novēb 8. h. 7. p m 1632

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 214, p. 133 (bottom right part of page)

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CASE76249: Horary consultation concerning Lady Chester (PERSON45999)

Question asked by Mr Richard Napier [Sandy] [Richard Napier [Senior]] (PERSON5218) on 4 January 1633 at 11:00

RN for the Lady Ches{ter} Ian 4. h. 11 a{nt} m 1633

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 214, p. 246 (middle right part of page)

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CASE76790: Horary consultation concerning Mrs Dorcas Nichols (PERSON55500) and Mrs Weston (PERSON61483)

Question asked by Mr Richard Napier [Sandy] [Richard Napier [Senior]] (PERSON5218) on 29 March 1633 at 06:30

RN Mres Dorcas Nichol{s} 26 y. wwth {sic} her s{ister} Mres Weston m{arch} 29 h. 6 30 ant {m} 1633

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 214, p. 406 (bottom right part of page)

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CASE77041: Horary consultation concerning Mrs Anne Tyrringham [Napier] (PERSON60703)

Question asked by Mr Richard Napier [Sandy] [Richard Napier [Senior]] (PERSON5218) on 24 April 1633 at 18:00

RN Mres Anne Tyringā Ap 24 a purg dyet drink A {sic} 6 p m 1633.

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 211, p. 65 (upper left part of page)

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CASE80043: Prescription for Lady Magdalen Egerton (PERSON48400) and Lady Alice Egerton [Young Lady Alice Bridgewater] (PERSON48397)

Question asked by Mr Richard Napier [Sandy] [Richard Napier [Senior]] (PERSON5218) on 14 May 1633

RN A note of Directions for the noble lady Magdalen Egerton may 14th 1633.

first give{illeg} \her/ onc a weeke 5 pils especially 2 or 3 days before the new moone & the full moone

But in case the flushing should come, observe the former directions & doe as you have seene me to doe

{illeg}|Th|at is give her a clyster. of Hamec the weight of six sixpences. that is thre shillings {illeg}|m|ixing it with Ierapicra cōposita the weight of twelfe pence sweete {illeg}|b|utter on sponefull salt a sponefull.

And that night apply a pigeon slitte the bloody te to the soales of the feete to each foote going to her bed & halfe a pigeon to the nape of the neck.

In the morning apply give her 5 pils very early to sleepe on them. or els another clyster as you did before in the after noone betwixt 3 & 4. & pigeons agayne to the soales of her feete

onc a fortnight you may apply to the outsyde of the foote |right leg| two leaches. & a week after two leaches to the outsyde of the left leg. this to prvent

But if the flushing heate will not leave her suddenly then it is good to apply 4 leaches to the emrod vaynes.

onc in a month it weare very behoofehull {sic} to take four graynes of the vomyting pouder & to soake it all night in thre onces of white {illeg}|w|yne on the gentle hot embers then in the morning to passe it thorough a lynen cloath into a cup & to Drink it fasting all at once & hot buttered posset Drink always after casting

If at any tyme you feare yt her flushing heate will come on her. then you may be pleased to give her a vomyte to evacuate the humours. & a cl{illeg} washing clyster of clere hot posset Drink 3 quarters of a pint, sweete butter two sponefuls Hony a sponefull & white salt a sponefull. & if you please the next day about four of the clock a purging clyster of hamec & Ierapicra wch is before described

If it so happen yt before you can make ready this purging dyet Drink wch followeth the flushing heate should Bine \be feared/

Brine four \or five/ gallons of good Ale worte & when it is tūned into a fitting & a convenient barle Then Take of Sene six onces, of rubarbe, Agarick, turbith of each on once \sliced/ a halfe. & of Calamus aromaticus, sassafras, sarzaperilla of each two onces sliced licoras anys seedes of each sliced & bruised four onces, cinamon nutmeg of each brused halfe an once citron & lemon pils of each a quarter of an once whit & yellow sanders sliced of each a quarter of an once, Divide all the stuffe into 3 lynen bags having a peeble stone in each bag after it is a weeke old, Drink of it liberally as you Did wth vs & eate no flesh. till it hath d|w|rought well/ you may Drink hot posset Drinke to set it a working. & may dyne wth potched egs & so m{illeg} it at sup.

If I say you cā not prpare this purging dyet drink soone inough to prvent her infirmity. Then be pleased to make this purging Decoction following

Take of Sene on once & a halfe turbith on once & a halfe, Agarick mechoicā & rubarbe of each six Drams the Weight of a dram is about six pence, mirabolans Called Chelulæ & Citrini of each on once all fynely sliced. hermedactils two onces sliced, licoras & anys seeds of each an ounce & a halfe boyle all these in six pints of water & two pints of white wyne boyle it to halfe strayne it. of this the lady Magdalen is to take six onces & to adde to it two sponefuls of syrope of roses & to Drink it for 3 mornings but the lady Alce is to take but four onces of this licour & to adde to it two sponefuls of syrope of roses.

The oyntment we vsed to ye lady Magdalen was cōpounded of oyle of lillyes two onces of Capons greace two sponefuls of oynt|ment of| Dialthea a sponefull all weare melted & so vsed

& also her former playster some 3 onces eyther to be applyed {be}t{wix}t her shoulders & also the soales of her feete & on of those playsters to be applyed to the lady Ac|l|ces splene.

For the Lady Alce

When you shall see especiall cause they {sic} give to the lady two sponefuls & a halfe of the vomyting syrope mixed wth a sponefull of white wyne let her Drink it fasting, taking always after laying vp of the stomack cleere hot posset Drinke

If her ladyship cōplayne of any gryping in her belly or any ach of her head then give this clyster.

Take of motherworte, wild thyme, lovage, rosemary, balme of each a quarter of a handfull bay beryes, Iunipor beryes, anys seedes Dill seedes of each a sponefull flours of cāmomyll a very litle boyle all in a quarte of posset Drinke made of malmesye or white muskadyn & milke of each a pinte take away the Curde & boyle all the forenamed species in it to halfe, strayne it & Take halfe a pinte of this decoction melt in it a sponefull of sweete butter, hony a sponefull, white salt a sponefull. let this be her clyster.

If you see occasion give her 5 litle pils Weighing about four pence about 5 in the morning

\let her smell to Her pomander./

And there after give the lady of the gentle purging decoction before named in the Description of it for the lady Magdalen. giving her of this Decoction four onces. syrope of roses a sponefull, & of the elect purging electuary prpared for the lady Alce the Weight of ten pence let albe well dissolued & give her this potion blood warme fasting betwixt six{t} & seaven & thin broath two hours after.

When you make of the purging dyet Ale, then be pleased to give her a good Draught of it in the same maner as her ladyship tooke it here with vs at linford

you have thre ounces of cōfortable lozenges to give vnto the lady Alce {illeg} on lozeng in a day for 3 or 4 mornings togeather fasting especially after a vomyte or a purge. & so to be vsed as occasion shalbe mynistred

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 1488, pp. 213-216 (p. 213 upper, p. 214 upper, p. 215 upper, and p. 216 upper)

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CASE78177: Interrogation concerning Lady Sara Leech [Mrs Sara Napier [Sandy]] (PERSON15610)

Question asked by Mr Richard Napier [Sandy] [Richard Napier [Senior]] (PERSON5218) on 4 September 1633 between 07:00 and 09:15

RN The Lady Leach tooke her physick & Sept 4. h. 7 ant m 1633.

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 211, p. 422 (upper left part of page)

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CASE78333: Prescription for Mrs Ellen King (PERSON52996)

Question asked by Mr Richard Napier [Sandy] [Richard Napier [Senior]] (PERSON5218) on 25 September 1633 between 07:45 and 10:00

RN Ellen King of Paxston 20 y.

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 211, p. 471 (bottom left part of page)

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CASE78537: Interrogation (Treatment) concerning Lady Sara Leech [Mrs Sara Napier [Sandy]] (PERSON15610)

Question asked by Mr Richard Napier [Sandy] [Richard Napier [Senior]] (PERSON5218) on 30 October 1633 between 09:39 and 11:15

RN The lady leach had an Issue octob 30 h. 9. 39 ant m 1633

wth lapis Infe{m}

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 412, f. 19r (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, https://casebooks.lib.cam.ac.uk/search?f1-document-type=Case%3A%3AEntry;sort=sort-date;f2-querent-age-band=060-069;f3-date=1630-1639;f4-question-asked=Medical%3A%3ATreatment%3A%3ATreatment, accessed 23 January 2020.