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CASE73266: Interrogation (Treatment) concerning Sir Kenelm Digby [Mr Kenelm Digby] (PERSON22921)

Question asked by Mr Richard Napier [Sandy] [Richard Napier [Senior]] (PERSON5218) on 28 October 1631 between 09:30 and 11:00

RN Sr Kenelme Digbie \being wth me/ had of me 2 glasses of the pul philosoph & on glas cū liquore sufused on the pulvis octob 28 h 9 30 ant m 163i |for vertigo & cōfort thīgs for ye breane|

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 212, p. 258 (upper left, and upper right parts of page)

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CASE13491: Horary consultation concerning Joan Smith (PERSON15961)

Question asked by the patient on 22 April 1598 at 08:00

RN Ihone Smith came to me for a remedy & for my counsell demaunding of me wheathr it were good to let her bloode. for shee is payned in boath of her armes. backe yt shee ca scarce remove her cloathes being a bed. 1598 Apr. 22. die . h. 8. 6. mi. a swimming in the heade

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 182, f. 166r (upper part of page)

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CASE72140: Horary consultation concerning Mrs Elizabeth Cob (PERSON46416)

Question asked by the patient on 19 May 1631 at 13:00

RN Mres Elis: Cob of Fensom 36 y may 19. h. 1. p {sic} 1631 had. 13. child hath buryed 6 & hath seaven. living was prsent head, left syde, chest ill:

Is very weake

a great fayntnes in her stomack & legs as she goeth. feareth consūption a burning in her back

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 232, p. 355 (upper left part of page)

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CASE53723: Horary consultation concerning Mrs Susan Kirkland [Foster] (PERSON20095)

Question asked by the patient on 18 March 1622 at 16:00

RN Mres foster {illeg}|o|f newp 23 y march. 18 h. 4 p m. 1622 /a huzzing in head like rayne wth a gydynes a bad back flushing heat on the left syde of her head\

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 223, f. 26v (bottom left part of page)

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CASE36504: Horary consultation concerning Goodman Richard Smarte (PERSON25405)

Question asked by the patient on 8 September 1609 at 10:38

RN Goodmā Smart of Stony stratford 30|27| \27/ y Septēb. 8 h. 10. 38 ant m 1609.

hed light sight dazeled backe bones. brought an Aguish water./

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 203, f. 153v (upper right part of page)

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CASE71912: Decumbiture for an Anonymous (PERSON41300)

Question asked by Martha [Matthew] Jinkins (PERSON52561) on 27 April 1631 at 09:30

RN yest was month stretched out her hands cōpl of a lightnes in her head her eys {rune} & is sleepish

It tooke her sorely & had \a/ very greevous fit in the morning & so always in her bed h. 6. 30 in aurora martch 30  {sic} |march 29. | h. 6. 30 ant m 163i

Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 232, p. 284 (bottom centre, bottom left, and bottom right parts of page)

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CASE11823: Horary consultation concerning Agnes [Anne] Smith [Holliday] (PERSON15934)

Question asked by the patient and Goody Joan Smith (PERSON15958) on 27 November 1598 at 08:49

RN Agnes Smithe of 13 yeres old at last mikelmas it tooke her {9} of novemb. wth a gydines in her hed & hart & so ceme Downe to her h {sic} belly hard came for my counsell this 27 of November 1598 die h. 8. 49. mi. ant m. mater cū filia quærit

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 57r (bottom left, and bottom right parts of page)

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CASE56699: Horary consultation concerning Mr Richard Powell (PERSON57007)

Question asked by the patient on 12 July 1623 at 09:00

RN Mr Powell came to me him selfe magnā debilitatem renū et impotētiā quādā vl {saltē} mag de{fecttū sentiens} quæ{rem} vtrū prstet ei matrim contrahere cū quadā Iulij 12 h 9. ant m 1623

[Astrological Chart]

Mr Powell of London Mr Cookes frind Iuly 12 h {sic} hor 9 ant m 1623.

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 218, f. 163r-v (f. 163r bottom right, and f. 163v upper left)

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CASE12416: Horary consultation concerning Isabel Butterfeld (PERSON10264)

Question asked by the patient on 9 May 1599 at 12:00

RN Isbell Butterfeld of Saveford. 33: her yongest 2 yeres old. for a payne in the pit of her belly & backe but most in her belly came her selfe. May 9. die . h. 12. 1599. faynt & feeble. ever sinc our lady Day knoweth not wheathr wth Child or noe.

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 156r (bottom left, and bottom right parts of page)

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CASE26187: Horary consultation concerning Mrs Mary Robinson [Sandy] [Napier] (PERSON6319)

Question asked by the patient on 7 May 1606 at 08:30

RN soror Sandie vrinā hodie ostendit mihi pillul. velit accipere capitis vertig: maij 7 h. 8. 30 ant m. 1606 / capit vertigi{n}{e}\

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 181, f. 124v (upper part of page)

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CASE38581: Horary consultation concerning Mrs Dormer [Hurleston] (PERSON19499)

Question asked by Mr Richard Napier [Sandy] [Richard Napier [Senior]] (PERSON5218) between 23 August 1611 at 14:30 and 30 August 1611 at 11:00

RN Mres Hurstsone of Winge. was let blood six onces in her arme for a quatayne {sic} Ague hed light & gydye.

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 200, f. 151r (bottom left part of page)

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CASE47955: Decumbiture for Mrs Lucy Hainsworth (PERSON23557)

Question asked by Mr Hainsworth (PERSON23555) on 12 December 1618 at 14:00

RN Mres Haynsworth of Stonystratford 35 y & as mutch as frō the 4 of August last was strangly taken at the hart & did swound often tymes almost Dead Decēb. 9. h 12 1618.

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 230, f. 112r (upper left part of page)

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CASE49522: Horary consultation concerning Mrs Elizabeth Marsh [the younger] (PERSON33024)

Question asked by Mr Richard Napier [Sandy] [Richard Napier [Senior]] (PERSON5218) on 18 August 1619 at 06:38

RN my Cosen Elis. Marsh the younger 17 y. Aug. 18 h. 6. 38 ant m 16i9 of myne owne accord epilepsia ml|a|tricis cū veritig multas vices.

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 235, f. 155v (upper left part of page)

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CASE59664: Horary consultation concerning Mary King (PERSON53004)

Question asked by Anonymous (PERSON40019) on 19 January 1625 at 13:00

RN Mary King of Brōmā 23 weekes old to morowe Ian 19. h. 1 p. m. 1625 pr {sic} the child prsent {illeg} {sic} convulsion blacke in ye face & {fain}ting

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 402, f. 145r (upper left part of page)

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CASE11682: Horary consultation concerning Mr Richard Napier [Sandy] [Richard Napier [Senior]] (PERSON5218)

Question asked by the patient on 11 September 1598 at 15:53

RN R N. valde ægrotabat corde capite et stomacho. quæritur causā. Sept. 11. die . h. 3. 53 m. post m. 1598 apoplexia et verti

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 27v (bottom left part of page)

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CASE47629: Horary consultation concerning Sir Roger Pulleston (PERSON34514)

Question asked by the patient on 12 October 1618 at 14:30

RN Sr Rog. Poolyston came to cōfer wth me touching his Palsy & convulsions & vertigo. having a lamenes in his left syde & weaknes in his legs Octob. 12. h. 2. 30. p m. 1618.

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 230, f. 53r (upper right, and bottom left parts of page)

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CASE33289: Horary consultation concerning Mr John Bailey (PERSON21925)

Question asked by Mr Andrew Knight (PERSON13447) on 11 April 1608 at 07:30

RN Mr Bayly for whom Mr Androw knight came hed exceding ill longe feeble & faynt Ap 11. h. 7. 30 ant m 1608.

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 229, f. 99r (bottom left part of page)

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CASE50918: Horary consultation concerning Mrs Elizabeth Brown [Hall] (PERSON50707)

Question asked by the patient on 23 May 1620 at 15:38

RN Mres Elis: Hales of London a marchāts wife 31. y bone {sic} the 14 of Ian. h. 7 at night. 1588. came to me May 23 h. 3. 38 p m 1620 /a weaknes in her back & growen crooked wth it\ |troubled wth wynd & flegme|

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 414, f. 48r (bottom right, and bottom left parts of page)

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CASE52239: Horary consultation concerning Lettice Sherman (PERSON58654)

Question asked by Anonymous (PERSON58651) on 29 March 1621 at 09:00

RN Lettice Shermā of Woulvrton 23 y march 29 h. 8 9. ant m. 162i

she came heather wth her mother. strang fits then swoūding in her bed as the falling sicknes or mother.

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 233, f. 102r (upper left part of page)

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CASE45300: Horary consultation concerning Mr John Longueville (PERSON24254)

Question asked by the patient on 8 July 1617 at 15:00

RN Mr Iohn longevill came cōplyning to me Iuly 8 h. 3. 15 ant m {sic} 1617. of his sweating fayntes & wyndynes of the spleene/

Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 220, f. 37v (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-how-did-it-take-place=Question%20asked%20in%20person;f2-number-of-practitioners=Single%20practitioner;f3-question-asked=Medical%3A%3ASymptoms%20%28specified%29%3A%3ADizzy%20and%2For%20faint;f4-question-asked=Medical%3A%3AParts%20of%20the%20body, accessed 6 June 2020.