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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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CASE16704: Horary consultation concerning Mrs Martha Smith (PERSON15928)

Question asked by the patient on 25 March 1602 at 07:00

RN Mres Smythe of Milton 30 y. Martij 25 hor 7. ant m. 1602.

[Astrological Chart]

cōplayneth of her stomack sendeth to have tab stib. weight of 4.d quær p{o}t an sit gravida. \deus opt max. benedicat/

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 221, f. 13r (upper left part of page)

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CASE16760: Horary consultation concerning Mr John Spencer (PERSON16026) and Alice Faulkner [Vescy] (PERSON11680)

Question asked by Mr John Spencer (PERSON16026) on 30 March 1602 at 09:00

RN Iohn Spencer of W|S|r Robart Spencers servant. Martij 30 hor. 8. 9. ant m. 1602. cōplayneth of his left syde & spleene & swelling of his legge.

quærit {illeg}|r|emediū Aloysia faulkner 23 y. troubled wth the greene sicknes hath taken many vomits but noone would worke wth her craveth a vomit sick in ye stomacke quærit an \an {sic} alce faukner/ virū diligit nec ne.1

[Astrological Chart]


1 ‘mutch greef & discontment {sic}’ in chart

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 221, f. 22r (upper right part of page)

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CASE27675: Horary consultation concerning Mrs Anne Lewis (PERSON20178)

Question asked by the patient on 28 June 1606 at 11:45

RN Mres An lewys of A Earles Barton. 37 y Iune 28 hor. 11. 45 ant m 1606.

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 215, f. 199r (upper right part of page)

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CASE33994: Horary consultation concerning Mrs Susan Pedder (PERSON24871)

Question asked by the patient on 25 August 1608 at 11:00

GJ Mrs Susan Pedder of Potters perry 27 y. Aug: 25 ho. 11. a m. 16081

[Astrological Chart]

She sent for a purge. quęrit an sit gravida. had them last weeke hath great store of them.


1 ‘*’ in the left margin

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 229, f. 192v (bottom 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-question-asked=Sex%2C%20family%20and%20generation;f3-date=1600-1609;f4-question-asked=Medical%3A%3ATreatment;f5-number-of-querents=Single%20querent, accessed 25 February 2020.