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CASE11648: Horary consultation concerning Abigail Downing (PERSON11367)

Question asked by William Downing (PERSON11366) on 27 August 1598 at 15:00

RN William Downing \of filgrave/ of the his child Abigayle a yere & 3 quarters. old. very sick for 3 houre{s} when it taketh it at 2 a clock morning & at 12 it vomiteth whatsoever it taketh the Drinke & sucke it taketh & handleth very ill for the space of 3 houres Aug 27. die h. 3. 1598 quærit remediū it loketh pale as ashes at p philgrave.

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 228, f. 19v (upper right part of page)

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CASE37805: Horary consultation concerning Mr Adrian Fortescue (PERSON19645) and Mrs Mary Fortescue (PERSON30516) and Mr William Fortescue (PERSON30513)

Question asked by Lady Grace Fortescue [Grace Manners] (PERSON19647) on 3 April 1611 between 15:00 and 16:00

GJ Mr Adrian Fortescue and mrs Mary Fortescue have taken thrice of their physicke and wrought well wth them, the gentlewoman sicke the first taking, and well since, her stomack better, but her head as it was

Mr Adrian sicke wth his physicke on monday last and tooke none since he sleepes not well, is growen weake and his waxen kernells remayne. / my Lady think that if he continue so it will bring him to a consumption She desyres to have some course for mr willm Fortescue 10 y. wch hath also an Itche. Desyres to be satisfyed how this Itche comes whether by overheating the bloud wth violent exercise. & whether they shall continue the rest of the physike.

Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 200, f. 52v (bottom right part of page)

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CASE41790: Horary consultation concerning an Anonymous (PERSON37921)

Question asked by Anonymous (PERSON37922) on 1 May 1615 at 16:00

RW A Childe of Cranfeilde y: 1. d. h. 4. post merid. Ap may. 1. 1615. voyded iij wormes vpward & iij downeward: he belly swelled & {illeg} The Child was brought in prsence. was much altered wheras before it was of a sanguine complection: it was now very bleake & wan.

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 196, f. 5v (upper right part of page)

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CASE51088: Interrogation (Treatment) concerning Mrs Dorothy Alway (PERSON42662)

Question asked by Mr Richard Napier [Sandy] [Richard Napier [Senior]] (PERSON5218) on 20 June 1620 between 07:15 and 10:30

RN Mres Dorothy Alway took her physick Iune 20 {} h. 7. 15 ant m 1620

Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 414, f. 81v (upper right part of page)

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CASE64749: Horary consultation concerning Mr Francis Gray (PERSON50245)

Question asked by Anonymous (PERSON40528) on 10 October 1627 at 09:00

RN Mr francis Gray of Risdon. by Hyemsfery{es} 2{illeg}|9|. octob. 10 h 9 ant m. 1627.

his playster draweth so mutch yt the child cānot rest for it.1


1vid sept 26’ infralinear

Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 227, f. 237v (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;f3-patient-age-band=000-009;f5-question-asked=Medical%3A%3ATreatment;f6-extent-of-transcription=Whole%20entry;f7-practitioner-is-patient=No, accessed 15 August 2020.