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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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CASE34608: Horary consultation concerning Goody Mary West [Robinson] (PERSON16963)

Question asked by the patient on 23 December 1608 at 07:40

RN Goody Robynson of this towne quærit how nere her tyme to be delivered god willing Decēb 23. h. 7. 40 ant m 1608 /brought a bed this daye\

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 229, f. 276v (upper right 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)

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-shelfmark=MS%20Ashmole%20229;f4-question-asked=Sex%2C%20family%20and%20generation%3A%3AChildbirth;f5-language=Latin, accessed 29 February 2020.