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CASE79496: Horary consultation concerning Marian Phillips (PERSON56684)

Question asked by the patient on 11 September 1635 at 10:00

SRN Marian Phelp of Blechly 40. y Septemƀ. 11. h. 10. a. m. 1635

Much payned in her chest & at her heart very shortwynded swelld & howen in her face hands & Body

\vomitts what she taketh/ hath not bin well since it thunderd & lightend when she came from Stoke goldinge on th{e} Sunday yt it lightend & thunde{red} so much.

it first tooke her wth sorenes in her throate

body Costiue. Vryne very thin & frothy, & cleere. hath bin married these 9. y. no child.

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 412, f. 241v (upper right part of page)

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CASE79175: Horary consultation concerning Mrs Faith Sage (PERSON58116) and Sage (PERSON58113)

Question asked by Mrs Faith Sage (PERSON58116) on 7 October 1634 between 09:45 and 14:00

SRN Fayth Sage of High Lauer for a litenes in her head. & a papue in her Teeth & a trembling at her heart.

her Husband was taken with a payne in her|is| backe that he can hardly goe./.

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 412, f. 157r (upper right part of page)

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CASE79618: Horary consultation concerning Lady Hester Temple [Old Lady Temple] (PERSON35978)

Question asked by the patient on 29 March 1636 at 15:00

SRN The old Lady Temple of Darsett 66. y. March. 29. . h. 3. p. m. 1636.

The pills j sent her did worke very well & did her very much good.

Is now short wynded & much hoven in ye stomacke & weake in her knees & A{illeg}k|nc|kles, as she was then

hath at this tyme a great hoarsenes & straytnes in her throate. desires the note of ye Dyet drinke. & pills.

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 177, f. 18v (upper left, and upper right parts of page)

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CASE79474: Horary consultation concerning Mrs Anne Cotta (PERSON47019)

Question asked by the patient on 22 August 1635 at 10:00

SRN Mrs Cotta of Coventry 40. y. August 22. . h. 10. a. m. 1635.

[Astrological Chart]

Subject to bleeding, hath a burneinge in the insides of her hands & the Soles of her feete. desires my aduise whether it be good for to bleed either by Leeches or in her feete.

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 412, f. 236v (bottom left part of page)

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CASE79204: Horary consultation concerning Mrs Claire Wright [Wright] (PERSON37112)

Question asked by the patient on 21 December 1634 at 11:00

SRN My Cozon Clare wright of Southwarke London. 50. y. Decemƀ 21.  {sic}. h. 11. a. m. 1634.

[Astrological Chart]

hath kept her bed this sennight a weake bad digestion. her meate rises sometymes like hard egs wch causes a great payne both in stomack & backe.

she can eate little or nothing she desires to haue something to strengthen her stomack. /much troubled with a stitch in her right side with a continuall payne in her stomack.\

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 412, f. 165r (upper left part of page)

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CASE26480: Horary consultation concerning Mrs Elizabeth Aylet (PERSON62542)

Question asked by the patient between 20 November 1638 and 24 November 1638

SRN |mrs| Elisabeth Aylet.

troubled a Rheume in her head & eyes. face swells sometymes.

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 204, f. 196r (bottom right part of page)

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CASE79211: Horary consultation concerning Mr William Lutwyche (PERSON53993)

Question asked by the patient on 30 December 1634 at 09:45

SRN {M}r William Luttwich of Luttwich. {D}ecemƀ 30. . h 9. 45. a. m. 1634.

[Astrological Chart]

Complained of Cramps & weaknes ouer all his body. face, Armes legs were swelld, now thanks be to God are not. was the payne in his back doth not so much trouble him as before his loosenes stayd vpon those things I gaue as Clysters & Cordialls. now his loosenes hath taken him agayne desires something yt may stay it. vryne a little higher yen it hath bin this 3 dayes, no slu{ff}y Sediment, nor so much troubled with the Gonorrhæa as before Laus deo.

Desires at this tyme something for Cough & loosenes.

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 412, f. 167r (upper left, and upper right parts of page)

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CASE79224: Horary consultation concerning Elizabeth Jones (PERSON52675)

Question asked by the patient on 14 January 1635 at 14:00

SRN Elizabeth Iones. 22. y. servant to mrs Katharen Tyringhā. Ian. 14 h. 2. p. m. 1634.

Troubled with ye greene sicknes Looks pale, faynt, & troubled with a panting at her heart

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 412, f. 172r (upper right part of page)

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CASE79333: Horary consultation concerning Elizabeth Studhall (PERSON59750)

Question asked by the patient on 27 April 1635 at 16:00

SRN Elisabeth Studhall of Gilden Morton 55. y. eod. tem

Complaynes of a payne & riseing vp to her stomack was wont to Cast & found ease when she had vomited vp the water frō her stomack

desires t she had a vomit wch did her very much good. yet does not desire to take any vomit but some Comfortable thing

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 412, f. 200r (upper right part of page)

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CASE74334: Horary consultation concerning Mary Stokes (PERSON59674)

Question asked by the patient on 16 April 1632 at 13:00

SRN Mary stoakes of oakely 50. y. April. 16. h. 1. p. m. 1632.

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 416, p. 84 (upper left part of page)

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CASE78764: Horary consultation concerning John Parkins (PERSON56133)

Question asked by the patient on 27 January 1634 no earlier than 11:00

SRN Iohn Perkins of Aven Dorset 42. Ian. 27.

troubled with mellancholly in his head. cannot sleep.

vryne good. desires somet{hing} to do him good.

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 412, f. 77r (upper right part of page)

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CASE79235: Horary consultation concerning Mrs Claire Wright [Wright] (PERSON37112)

Question asked by the patient on 28 February 1635 at 09:45

SRN My Cozen Mrs. Clare wright of Southwark London Febr 28. . h. 9. 45. a. m. 1635

[Astrological Chart]

A Iaundice thick yellow water. had a Iulep & an Electuary after a vomitt. this Last weeke had ye aduise of Dr Chamberlen who conceiues her payne & greife to proceed frō her brest. desire my Counsayle & directions.

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 412, f. 177v (upper left part of page)

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CASE79425: Horary consultation concerning Young Mrs Anne Tyrringham (PERSON60704)

Question asked by Captain John Tyrringham (PERSON25848) on 20 July 1635 at 10:15

SRN My Broer Tyringhā wrote his ler acquainting me how ill & sicke his wife had bin all day yesterday with the old payne in her stomacke, sent her water she is afrayd something growes in her

Iuly. 20. . h. 10. 15. a. m. 1635.

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 412, f. 226r (upper right part of page)

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CASE79454: Horary consultation concerning Margaret Chamberten (PERSON45836)

Question asked by the patient on 10 August 1635 at 11:00

SRN Margaret Chamberten of St needs in Huntington sheire 60. y. August 10. h. 11. a. m. 1635

a Cough of the Lungs is very hott & troubled with the hart Burneinge. her wynd many tymes ready to be stopt.

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 412, f. 232r (upper right part of page)

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CASE79470: Horary consultation concerning William Hall (PERSON50671)

Question asked by the patient on 21 August 1635 at 09:45

SRN William Hall of London 26 y h. 9. 45. a. m.

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 412, f. 235v (bottom right part of page)

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CASE79607: Horary consultation concerning James Anslowe (PERSON42798)

Question asked by the patient on 23 March 1636 at 09:00

SRN Iames Ansley of Newport 33. y. March. 23. h. 9. a. m. 1635.

hayre falls of frō his head yt makes him bald. desires something to make it grow

Secondly spitts blood many tymes & finds stitches in his left side.

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 177, f. 15v (upper left part of page)

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CASE79792: Horary consultation concerning Mrs Anne Cotta (PERSON47019)

Question asked by the patient on 14 November 1635 at 10:00

SRN Mrs. Cotta of Coventrey. sent her ler Novemƀ. 14. h. 10. a. m. 1635.

The vomitt did worke, vpward & 5 tymes downeward. the pills wrought well & she was let blood arme & Foote:

hath not had yem since March Last, now finds her Liuer distemperd & a payne there. desires the opening drinke or the receipt

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 340, f. 136r (upper right part of page)

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CASE79832: Horary consultation concerning an Anonymous (PERSONGRP161) and Mrs Alice Spark (PERSON59312)

Question asked by Mr William Spark (PERSON35596) on 12 December 1635 no earlier than 10:20

SRN Mr Sparke of blechley send me word they are all well agayne & to prūe his Daughter Alces fitt desires agayne my aduice for the drawing downe of these

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 340, f. 153v (upper right part of page)

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CASE79849: Horary consultation concerning John Halfhead (PERSON50613)

Question asked by the patient on 25 January 1635 at 11:30

SRN Iohn Halfehead of Caysoe. 80. y. Ian. 25. . h. 11 30. a. m. 1635.

payned in his stomacke head & backe body Costiue. |vryne pale & thicke & gravell in the bottom| /will not turne\

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 340, f. 161v (upper left, and upper right parts of page)

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CASE73491: Horary consultation concerning Mrs Anne Tyrringham [Napier] (PERSON60703)

Question asked by the patient on 13 December 1631 at 10:00

SRN Mres An Tyringham Decemb. 13. . h. 10. a. m. 1631.

[Astrological Chart]

tooke her vomitt which gaue her vi vomitts, & hath not bin troubled since, nor noe grudgeing of her former fitts. cannot keep what she eat desires somethinge to settle her stomach.

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 212, p. 343 (middle 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-hands=Mr%20Richard%20Napier%20%5Bthe%20nephew%5D%20%5BSir%20Richard%20Napier%5D;f2-question-asked=Medical, accessed 27 January 2020.