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CASE26498: Interrogation (Marriage) concerning Mrs Dorothy Bruarton [Bannister] (PERSON1384)

Question asked by the patient on 15 February 1600 between 09:00 and 09:30

SF 1596 30 of Iune p mr at 30 p 41

DB {illeg}maried the 30th of Iune betwixt foure and five aclocke in the evening in the yeare of our Lord i596 being xxvth yeres ould at that time being being borne on Saynt mathes Daye betwixt xii and one at night SF \1571 / Dority {borne} borne at Barthelemutide the day and time vnsertayne being of of {sic} the age of five ag or sixe and thirty nowe Desiring yow to make the playster for my backe agaynst friday or saterday if posiple yow can for I indure great payne yow may tell this berar howe I must vse the oyle for hearing wch yow gave me whether I must take it whote or CouldeSF

[Astrological Chart]


1 ‘mrs banister maried/’ in chart

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 236, f. 23r, f. 23Ar-v (bottom right part of page)

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CASE14035: Horary consultation concerning Elizabeth Warren (PERSON16823)

Question asked by John Warren (PERSON16827) on 17 September 1603 at 14:25

RN Iohn Warren sent to me for his neg & his wife disease big in her belly paynd in her backe & hath her floures orderly all day & night septemb 17 hor. 2. 25. p m 1603.

watr full of motes

quærit an sit gravida.

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 197, f. 83r (upper left part of page)

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CASE15969: Horary consultation concerning Lady Dorothy Piggot (PERSON14938)

Question asked by the patient on 15 December 1603 at 12:15

GJ Dorothy Piggott of Lenborough 22 y. almost a yeere maried Faynt and weake a payne in her backe and rising in her stomack

quærit vt sit gravida

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 207, f. 170v (upper right part of page)

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CASE26366: Horary consultation concerning Margery Parrot (PERSON20475)

Question asked by the patient on 13 January 1606 at 13:00

RN Margery Parret of Cranfild 30 y Ian 13 h. 1. p m. 1606. Hucklebone & backe. 4 days extreeme ill.

sinc miklemas. a payne in her backe.

[Astrological Chart]

quæritr an sit gravida. q de eo dubitatr.

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 204, f. 19r (upper left, and bottom right parts of page)

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CASE33766: Horary consultation concerning Margery Hickford (PERSON23743)

Question asked by the patient on 16 July 1608 at 07:28

RN Margery Hickford his wife 43 y. Iuly 16 h {sic} hor 7. 25 ant m 1608 hed a swying in her hed back ill/

margery Hickford of fæny stratford. 43 y Iu{ly} 16. h {sic}. hor 7. 28 ant m 1608. |quærit an si{t} gravida|

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 229, f. 160v (bottom left, bottom right, and upper right parts 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-question-asked=Sex%2C%20family%20and%20generation;f3-date=1600-1609;f4-question-asked=Medical%3A%3AParts%20of%20the%20body%3A%3ATorso%3A%3ABack;f5-question-asked=Medical%3A%3ASymptoms%20%28specified%29, accessed 29 March 2020.