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CASE619: Horary consultation concerning Richard Breed (PERSON1235) and Sara Gardner (PERSON2993)

Question asked by Sara Gardner (PERSON2993) on 30 July 1596 at 10:00

SF Richard Breed of 28 yers. And Sara gardiner 1596 the 30 of Iulij An’ m’ at 10. Vtrū cod illā

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 234, f. 82v (bottom right 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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CASE28470: Horary consultation concerning Mr Edward Longueville (PERSON13771) and Young Lady Catherine Longueville [Mrs Catherine Carey] (PERSON13783)

Question asked by Young Lady Catherine Longueville [Mrs Catherine Carey] (PERSON13783) on 29 March 1605 at 13:00

RN young lady longfild sent me a lettr touching her child yt is sicke march. 29 h. 1. p m. 1605.

feareth falling sicknes

my lady his mothr quærit an mat{illeg}|rix| |eius| sit gravida. {illeg} {sic}1

[Astrological Chart]

my Edward longfild borne Apr. 17. h. 8. 40 p m 16{illeg} 1604.


1 ‘falling sicknes’ in chart

Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 216, f. 17v (upper left, and upper right parts of page)

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CASE28714: Horary consultation concerning Mrs Jane Rolte (PERSON15450) and Elizabeth Seddon [Baldwin] (PERSON20731)

Question asked by Mrs Jane Rolte (PERSON15450) on 19 April 1605 at 11:15

RN Mres Rolt \Iane Rolt/ of Bonyst sent to me to know wheathr shee be wth child or no Apr. 19 h. 11. 15 ant m. 1605. y {sic} 29 y.

Elisabeth Baudwyne at the same tyme her syster. 20 yeres.

Also for her sistr who is troubled wth great hedach & a bad stomacke & cānot Digest keepeth her bed

|Mres| Iane Rolt of Bonyst 29 y Apr 19 h. 11. 15 ant m 1605

quærit an sit gravida

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 216, f. 51r (upper right part of page)

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CASE49222: Horary consultation concerning Old Sir William Andrews [Young Mr William Andrews] (PERSON9144) and Mr Adolph Andrews (PERSON27380)

Question asked by Mr Adolph Andrews (PERSON27380) on 12 July 1619 at 18:40

RN Mr Adolph. Androwes for his father {s} {sic} wth a cough spitteth blood wch cometh frō his head not sick as also to know what concord betwixt him & his wife & in what sp they shall live togeather Iuly. 12 h 6. 40 p m 1619 /mr Adolph: full of melanch. & greefe.\

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 235, f. 94r (bottom left part of page)

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CASE54642: Horary consultation concerning Young Mr John Monson (PERSON33305) and Sir Thomas Monson [Baronet] [Mr Monson [the elder]] (PERSON5064)

Question asked by Young Mr John Monson (PERSON33305) on 19 July 1622 at 21:00

RN Mr Iohn mounson Lond quærit

1 vtrū obtinebit amasiā. Iuly 19 h. 9 p m. 1622

2 also vtū {sic} mulier iā maritata et nunc gravida, severabit in amore suo cōstantr erga eū

3. vtrū reb{illeg}|a|bit aliquē amoris sui {ænu}lū sicut ei misit, paucis abhinc diebus

4. vtrū Pater nō tā dignitates pristinas recuperabit, quā Debitū a rege ei missū. q dns mag Thesaurarius mittit 2000 lib cū debuissit ei solvere 3000l et 5 baronatos /a litle before eight he had a sore fall frō his horse who fell vppon him & brused him sorely.\

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 222, ff. 3v-4r (f. 3v upper left, f. 3v upper right, and f. 4r upper left)

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CASE59792: Horary consultation concerning Goody Holman (PERSON51743) and Holman (PERSON51739)

Question asked by Goody Holman (PERSON51743) on 15 February 1625 at 10:30

RN Goody Holmā of newport 28 y feb 15 h. 10. 30 ant m. 1625

[Astrological Chart]

a thick white water./

mother broght a bed next thursday a fort{y}|g|{sic} hath child but ever the {sic} dye and after they be borne they dye sore at a qu halfe a yere some a quater {sic} & some a month her selfe is well

but hath on child yt liveth wch another womā did suckell but those yt she suckleth doe all dye this Child is all over yellow as if it had the Iades {sic}

the vyne {sic} scladeth the child

would know wheathr good to suckle {l}|o|r to put it out.

Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 402, f. 166r (upper left part of page)

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CASE73481: Horary consultation concerning Captain John Tyrringham (PERSON25848) and Young Mrs Anne Tyrringham (PERSON60704)

Question asked by Young Mrs Anne Tyrringham (PERSON60704) on 10 December 1631 at 12:00

SRN Mr Iohn Tyringham of Henwicke Decembr 10. . hor. 12. in merid. 1631. /Mrs Tyringham misit aq vrinā & quærit vtrum sit grauida/.\

[Astrological Chart]

The vomitt gaue him much ease for ye stoppinge of his stomach. The Cordiall hath somewhat abated his Cough he desyres a nother of ye same He is sometymes troubled with ye Crampe in his thyghes & legs & feete.

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 212, p. 340 (upper left part of page)

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CASE74431: Horary consultation concerning Mr Thomas Jennings (PERSON52509) and Lady Dorothy Jennings [Mrs Jennings] (PERSON52513)

Question asked by Mr Thomas Jennings (PERSON52509) on 27 April 1632 at 20:15

RN Mr. Th. Ienings vtrū conducat ei Ducere L H. D. Ap 27 h. 8. 15 p m 1632

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 416, p. 112 (upper left, middle right, and bottom right parts of page)

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CASE76510: Horary consultation concerning Lady Magdalen Egerton (PERSON48400) and Lady Alice Egerton [Young Lady Alice Bridgewater] (PERSON48397) and Mr Thomas Jennings (PERSON52509)

Question asked by Mrs Quicke (PERSON57232), Mr Wright (PERSON62304) and Mr Thomas Jennings (PERSON52509) on 21 February 1633 at 20:00

U[1624–34] Mrs Quick sent her Lettr Concerning the Lady Magdal: & Lady Alice Egerton. at the same time likewise a Letter from Mr Wright & another from Mr Tho: Iennins. febr. 21. h. 8. p m. 1633

RN also Mr Thomas Iennins vtrū maritabitU[1624–34]

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ye Lady Magd. had y about ye full moone. her courses come downe & was swelled

ye Lady Alice had some sad fits fortnight since.

RN The Lady Magd

Lady magdalen had taking her strong purg: pils 2 or 3 days before the full her terms came down & neavr before & suddenly ceased & her face swelleth|d| & was ill

pil spl. ʒj aloes ʒij rud ʒj|i|j myrh sav. an ij croci ʒß. olei nyist gut vj

let her blood vnder the ham or saph. or apply leaches

for the Lady Alce: syr vomit cocl iij {illeg} q {mitt} \{illeg}|El|ect gr iiij aq ced {c}ocl {sic}/ cocl jß vini albi cul / aq cinina cul j pil: cossaf ʒß rud ß. an ʒj spl an ij 15 pils

febr 23. for thrice olei myust gut iij

her vomyte wrought excedingly & made her very sicke.

Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 214, p. 323 (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-question-asked=Sex%2C%20family%20and%20generation;f3-querent-age-band=020-029;f4-querent-is-asking-about=Self%20and%20others, accessed 29 January 2020.