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CASE6831: Horary consultation concerning Winifred Armitage (PERSON470) and Joan Marsh (PERSON4820)

Question asked by Marsh (PERSON4810) on 29 February 1600 at 13:30

SF Vnifret Armitage of 22 years 1600 the 29 of feb. p m’ at 30 p j of Kirlies abby in yeorkshire beinge wt child howe she shall be deliuered of yt. et de vita et morte illius

Also wher Ione marsh his mother be in Any ill of Deth

[Astrological Chart]

The third house is the asss of the question because the vnkell Demaundeth the question of his brothers daughter. & the 7th house for that it is the house of children from the brother/

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 236, f. 36r (upper left part of page)

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CASE30038: Interrogation (Giving birth) concerning Mrs Mary Robinson [Sandy] [Napier] (PERSON6319)

Question asked by Mr Richard Napier [Sandy] [Richard Napier [Senior]] (PERSON5218) no earlier than 16 October 1605 at 01:25

RN Mres Loe my Cosen Warrens sistr sent to my sistr to come to her travell yet Doubted therof & was onc before deceaved. Octob. 16. 1. 25 ant ortu shee was salfly delivered god be thancked of of {sic} a wenche 1605. /as neere as they cā gesse.\

[Astrological Chart]

mea sponte posui hanc quest: posteaquā retulerit mihi quo tēpore peperit

Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 216, f. 247v (upper left part of page)

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CASE27633: Interrogation (Giving birth) concerning Young Mrs Elizabeth Gascoyne [Blundell] (PERSON9822)

Question asked by Mr Richard Napier [Sandy] [Richard Napier [Senior]] (PERSON5218) on 23 June 1606 between 07:00 and 08:36

RN younge mres Blundle brought a bed Iune. 23. \22/ . h. 8 p m 1606.

young Mres Blundle brought a bed wth a wench Iune 22. h. 8 p m. 1606

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 215, ff. 191v-192r (f. 191v upper left, and f. 192r upper right)

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CASE30863: Horary consultation concerning Mrs Martha Smith (PERSON15928)

Question asked by Mr Smith (PERSON15860) on 13 March 1607

RN march 13. Mr Smith of milton did visite me in kindnes. 1607.

he told me yt his wife is sick aftr a strange maner & feareth yt she is not wth child. ve\r/y costive

Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 193, f. 110r (upper right part of page)

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CASE32396: Horary consultation concerning Goody Franklin (PERSON23294)

Question asked by Anonymous (PERSONGRP33) on 6 November 1607 at 15:20

RN Goody franckling \of this towne/ in travell & hath no travell the {t}|c|hild living as the {sic} thincke, novēb. 6 h. 3. p 20 p m 1607.

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 193, f. 317v (bottom left part of page)

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CASE34606: Horary consultation concerning Goody Mary West [Robinson] (PERSON16963)

Question asked by Goody Bird (PERSON21677) on 22 December 1608 at 12:00

RN Goody Byrd for marye Robinson yt hath had many throwes & now slacker & wheathr her tyme be now or Decēb. 22. h. 12. 1608.

thinketh she {wanteth} a moneth of the tyme the mydwife quærit consiliū meū

the child dead

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 229, f. 276v (upper left part of page)

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CASE34793: Interrogation (Labour) concerning Anne Field (PERSON23176) and Anne Richardson (PERSON25082)

Question asked by Anonymous (PERSON26702) on 31 January 1609 between 08:30 and 10:45

RN younge goody f \An/ {sic}

An fild & An Richardson of havrshā. about 25 y boath vnder on ruffe rough. & came togeathr to the same howse at on tyme fell in labour. Ian 15. h. circir 9 \p m/ noctur. sent obstetrice. 1609

[Partial Astrological Chart]

An fild \borne. 29 y. satterd afore candlemas wc was at hand./ began her labour {as} on satterday night \Ian. 14./ h. 10. 30 p m 1609.

An Richards. began her labour. Ian 16. h. 12. 30 p {sic} med noctē/

[Blank Astrological Chart]

Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 229, f. 301v (bottom left part of page)

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CASE35789: Horary consultation concerning Goody Anne [Agnes] Gale [Anne Morgan] (PERSON14264)

Question asked by Goody Elizabeth Morgan (PERSON14266) on 22 May 1609 at 14:00

RN Goody Morgan sent to me for to certefye me yt she is gone about her Daughters An Gales delivery in childbed of Goldington. May 22. h. 2. p m 1609. but she went to see her daughtr about a xj. but the messengr came to me about 2. p m 1609     quærit quomodo eveniet.

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 203, f. 49v (upper left part of page)

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CASE36572: Horary consultation concerning Mrs Margaret Hanson (PERSON23612)

Question asked by Goody Bird [the older] [Old Goody Bird] (PERSON22124) on 22 September 1609 at 13:20

RN Goody Byrd the older of our towne enquireth when mres Hampson of Brodwell shalbe delivered she looketh every houre Sept 22 h. 1. 20 p m 1609

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 203, f. 164r (bottom left part of page)

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CASE25619: Horary consultation concerning Elizabeth Lane (PERSON32518)

Question asked by Goody Bird (PERSON21677) on 11 November 1610 at 16:20

RN Elis: Lane of lowton 20 y quæritr ab os|b|stetrice. her mydwife goody B. quando parturiet novēb. 11 h. 4. 3|2|0 p m. 16i0

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 239, f. 155v (bottom right part of page)

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CASE41145: Horary consultation concerning Elizabeth Marsh (PERSON33023)

Question asked by Anonymous (PERSON37860) on 10 April 1613 at 07:30

RN Quæritr vtr’ Elis. marsh of Dūstable 30 y Ap. 10 h {sic} hor. 7. 30 ant m. 1613. /vtrū abortū partietr\

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 199, f. 86v (upper left part of page)

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CASE24397: Horary consultation concerning Joan Lane [Young Goody Lane] (PERSON32523)

Question asked by Goody Bird (PERSON21677) on 20 March 1615 at 16:30

RN Goody Bry|yr|d of the mydwife quærit when she shalbe brought a bed I meane goody lane march 20th h. 4. 30 ant m {sic}. 1615. |The mydwife goody bird inquireth when by gods name she wilbe brought a bed.|

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 237, f. 175r (upper right part of page)

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CASE44891: Interrogation (Giving birth) concerning Young Lady Catherine Longueville [Mrs Catherine Carey] (PERSON13783)

Question asked by Mr Richard Napier [Sandy] [Richard Napier [Senior]] (PERSON5218) between 16 May 1617 at 06:00 and 6 June 1617 at 16:00

RN The lady was brought a bed may 16 h 6 ant m. 1617

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 198, f. 155r (bottom left part of page)

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CASE45357: Horary consultation concerning Goody Williamson [Williams] (PERSON36875)

Question asked by Goody Briars (PERSON28349) on 27 July 1617 at 06:15

RN Good Bryar of Stonystratford for her Daughtr goody Williams yt came to Stony stratford to be layd there of her child Iuly 27 h. 6. 15 ant m 1617

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 220, f. 46v (upper left part of page)

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CASE45401: Horary consultation concerning Goody Williamson [Williams] (PERSON36875)

Question asked by Goody Briars (PERSON28349) on 27 July 1617 at 06:15

RN Goody Briar for her daughter Iuly 27 h. 6 15 ant m 1617

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 220, f. 54r (bottom left part of page)

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CASE45361: Interrogation (Giving birth) concerning Goody Williamson [Williams] (PERSON36875)

Question asked by Goody Briars (PERSON28349) between 28 July 1617 at 08:00 and 29 July 1617 at 09:00

RN Goody Willyamson Daughtr to goody Bryar brought a bed of a child Iuly 27. h. 4 p m 1617. /was brought a bed about this tyme of a wench.\

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 220, f. 47r (bottom left part of page)

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CASE45398: Interrogation (Giving birth) concerning Goody Williamson [Williams] (PERSON36875)

Question asked by Goody Briars (PERSON28349) between 28 July 1617 at 08:00 and 29 July 1617 at 09:00

RN Goody Williamson Daughtr to goody Bryar of stony stratford 30 y Aug. Iuly 27. h. 2. 30 p m 1617 /she was brought a bed of a wench about this tyme\

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 220, f. 53v (bottom left part of page)

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CASE45727: Interrogation (Receiving message) concerning Catherine Warren (PERSON36517)

Question asked by Mr Richard Napier [Sandy] [Richard Napier [Senior]] (PERSON5218) on 11 November 1617 at 07:40

RN Katheron Warren of Castle Throp 31 y Novēb. 1 \/ h. 11 25 ant m 1617 at this tyme she sent vnto me /I erected no figure\

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 220, f. 114v (upper left part of page)

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CASE46039: Horary consultation concerning Anne Waferer (PERSON36375)

Question asked by Anonymous (PERSON38344) on 8 February 1618 at 15:00

RN An Waifarer of Clappā 3 26 y febr. 8. h. 3. p m. 1618. |could not be brought a bed|

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 220, f. 175r (upper left part of page)

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CASE46133: Horary consultation concerning Cassandra Cook (PERSON10866)

Question asked by Jane Blackburne (PERSON28109) between 7 March 1618 at 15:20 and 9 March 1618 at 14:00

RN my mayd Iane for on of Brodwell yt 3 days hath bene in labour wth child & cānot be brought a bed a great rising ready to stop her wynd |Cassandr Cooke 38 y hath had 9 child & 7 y wthout it.|

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 201, f. 7v (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, https://casebooks.lib.cam.ac.uk/search?f1-document-type=Case%3A%3AEntry;sort=sort-date;f3-patient-consent=Not%20specified;f4-question-asked=Sex%2C%20family%20and%20generation%3A%3AChildbirth, accessed 25 January 2020.