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CASE50666: Horary consultation concerning Mr Dr James [Justice of the Peace] (PERSON52432)

Question asked by Mrs James (PERSON52439) on 20 April 1620 at 15:20

RN D Iames of Oxford st|ran|gly {sic} \straungly/ taken wth a palsye on the left syde of the face hand & leg taken at church & great red blatches in t|H|is fac & bodye & his ey swelling & f|H|is face a yere before & sinc he contenting certen sup witches & on being acquitted he felt his strange stitch on his s {sic} left syde by fits he supposeth yt the womā susp for a witch but quitted by the Iudges did hurte him the 24 of feb. sep a ap yt night at sup first taken. had his first fit after he talked wth mr Rob. Conye. feb 18. in ye after noone his first fit but his worst fit the 24 of feb when the sup witch was acquitted/

Mres Iames mentioned Mr Doctor Iames |of oxford| Ap. 20 h. 3. 20 p m. 1620 /she related all at this tyme/\

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 414, f. 5r (upper left, and upper right parts of page)

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CASE54239: Interrogation concerning Cicely Foster (PERSON11860)

Question asked by Mr Richard Napier [Sandy] [Richard Napier [Senior]] (PERSON5218) on 20 May 1622 at 16:39

RN Cicely foster of hanslop 43 y may 20 . h. 4. 39 ant m 1622 had no child this 20 y was swelled in her legs a quarter of a yere & now quite gone vpward & her belly is mutch swelled & her thigh & mutch gryped about her navell and casteth for this halfe yere yt wch she taketh most cōmonly & keepeth her bed this fortnight desyreth but my prayers./

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 223, f. 115v (bottom left part of page)

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CASE77757: Horary consultation concerning Bartholomew Thomson (PERSON60043)

Question asked by Anonymous (PERSON41925) on 1 July 1633 at 16:30

RN Bartholomew Tomson \Ill halfe a yere/ of newp 9. y. almost ten taken a weeke sinc {sic} \thursdy night/ taken a thursday night next a month was brought to me Iuly. 1. h. 4. 30 p m 1633.

had a bruise by thrusting him A|ag|aynst a Deske & bled at the nose mutch & sinc hath bene pyned & wasted in his flesh

looketh very pale /the child was brought to me in a Cradle. worst at night\

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 211, p. 278 (upper left, and bottom right parts of page)

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CASE43321: Horary consultation concerning Robert Ampes (PERSON27372)

Question asked by Anonymous (PERSON38068) on 4 May 1616 at 11:00

RN Williā

Robart Ampts of Sundon 72 {sic} feb 22. /1544\ \came/ may 4 h {sic} hor. 11. ant m. 16i6

ill in his head evr sinc sonday last quite bereaved of his sences. & cā make no answere. & was nevr so before. it seemeth yt he sawe some ill thing.

Nicholas d{illeg}|D|ay the myster {sic} susp for a bad mā mayed {sic} he & his wife agree not no child his neighb susp him given to ill vices pracheth every sonday.

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 408, f. 79r (upper left part of page)

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CASE79965: Horary consultation concerning Anne Middleton (PERSON4997)

Question asked by Middleton (PERSON62716) on 5 February 1599 at 07:30

RN An Middleton 10 yeres old a week afore Miklemas sick miserablely handled wth her fits. the 20 of decembr die at 6 in the morning. borne the 12 of Decēb. 1588. die betwixt 1. & 2 morning. her fathr {sic} enquireth what may be the cause of her disease. in her owne prsence. the 5 of feb: die . h. 7. 30. ant m. 1599. of a white pale colour leane wellooking water very good. every day many fits. & on friday & weddensday. it maketh her knock stamp strick her hands a great cough /this figure I set in there prsence.\

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 240, f. 55r (upper part of page)

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CASE13552: Interrogation (Question) concerning Goodman Thomas Reeve (PERSON15234)

Question asked by Mr Richard Napier [Sandy] [Richard Napier [Senior]] (PERSON5218) on 11 July 1598 at 12:09

RN Thom. Rive sent to me to come vp to him 1598. Iuly 11 die . h. 12. 45.

[Partial Astrological Chart]

|Thomas Rive| 1598 |Iulij 11. die h 12 {sic}| h. 12. 9. mi. p merid. in ipsa merid Tho. Rive. he is payned all over head harte chest he is very drye.

[Astrological Chart]

Th. Rive vtru vivet vl no.

[Preliminary Geomantic Chart]

[Geomantic Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 182, ff. 219v-221r (f. 219v upper, f. 220r upper, f. 220v upper, and f. 221r upper)

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CASE55192: Horary consultation concerning Anne Cooper (PERSON46959)

Question asked by Anonymous (PERSON39564) on 28 October 1622 at 15:15

RN An Coo of Northāpton octob. 28 h. 3. 15 p m 1622 |gydines of Brayne of a rawe rheumatick stomacke.|

mad f|&| foolish. 16|5|. y.

nata Decēb. 6. h. 12 nocte. 1606. |idle hea{ded} was prsent| |not well sinc she was litle satt. {sic}| 7. y. very ill.

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 222, f. 99v (bottom right part of page)

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CASE69055: Horary consultation concerning William Tomkins (PERSON60265) and Francis Tomkins (PERSON60257) and Marge Tomkins (PERSON60281)

Question asked by Anonymous (PERSON40971) on 25 July 1629 at 12:40

RN William Tomkins \9 y cānot feed him selfe toucheth his hands & legs evr sinc Easter./ Francis Tomkins 17 y {sic} |7 y| a boye Marg. Tomkins 14. y.

Williā Tomkins was stroken suddenly. lame in all his lims & cā speake but a litle yt on cā scarce vnderstand & when he goeth he rūneth as on yt should light on his head all halloutyde the weddensday after Alhalloutyde was 4 y. hath bene thick of hearing a weeke & curst wth all.

his right arme as stiffe as a stake came all to me at onc Iuly 25 h {sic} hor. 12. 40 p m 1629 All of thē prsent

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 406, f. 111r (upper left part of page)

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CASE70232: Horary consultation concerning Thomas Wright (PERSON62335)

Question asked by Anonymous (PERSON41103) on 14 March 1630 at 13:00

U[1628–30] Thomas write {illeg} was borne on \the next/ satterday at night after on michelmus was twelmounth, betweene a 11 or 12 at|or| i3, a Clock but cam to me at 1 of clock, ye 14th: of march 1630./

had a quiuorin & sounding on michelmus last & 3 Dayes the after ye small pox & then at shroftide & this last night had 3 fitts after the same manner a boue saide, being ye 13th Day complaines on the head & heauie & apt to sleepe

[Blank Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 194, p. 164 (upper, bottom left, and bottom right parts of page)

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CASE77291: Horary consultation concerning Mrs Eleanor Aylet [Goody Aylet] (PERSON43142) and Mrs Eleanor Aylet (PERSON43141)

Question asked by Mrs Eleanor Aylet [Goody Aylet] (PERSON43142) on 16 May 1633 at 07:00

RN Mres Aylet Elner Aylet of Magdalen Laver in Essex 40. May 16 h 7 ant m 1633

came into my prsenc wth there waters

her daughter Elenor Aylet 17 y mopish & idle headed for 4 yeres & her shoulder bone come out & goeth crooked

had a great cold in her head & cānot be removed

her mynd troubled wth divrse conceits & feares

very healthfull in her body.

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 211, p. 136 (upper left, and upper right parts of page)

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CASE11806: Horary consultation concerning Elizabeth Sandon (PERSON15605)

Question asked by Anonymous (PERSON8891) on 17 November 1598 at 10:15

RN Elisabeth Sandons the daughtr of Iohn Sandon ded & deted & mothr. her vnkle came for her at Woulverton 9 yeres old amisse this fortnight they suppose it to have bene an ague. very sleepy & Drowsy. cōplayneth of her hed & belly. Novemb. 17. die h. 10. 15. mi. 1598.

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 53v (upper left part of page)

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CASE11871: Horary consultation concerning Goody Elizabeth Miller (PERSON14184)

Question asked by Miller (PERSON14175) on 12 December 1598 at 10:18

RN Elisabeth Miller of Newport Millers wom|th|er {sic} very sick keepeth her bed her daughtr came 68|6| yeres. Decēb. 12 die h. 10. 18. ant m 1598. hed & hart Costive went not to ground this sēnet

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 66r (upper left part of page)

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CASE11912: Horary consultation concerning Alice Buttiphant (PERSON10266)

Question asked by Buttiphant (PERSON10265) on 30 December 1598 at 13:53

RN Alce Buttyphant of Chichly borne a fortnight a fore Miklemas day on {sic} a tuesday on wedensday even about an houre or 2 after sonset pater filio {sic} came to me almost dead on sct Thomas eve. troubled wth the Chin cough. Decemb 30. die . h. 1. 53. 1598 wth a hooping ready to stoppe her wind now it falleth into a bleeding at the nose

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 74r (upper left part of page)

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CASE12119: Horary consultation concerning Phyllis Pedder (PERSON14829)

Question asked by Pedder (PERSON14823) on 21 March 1599 at 14:30

RN Phyllis Pedder of Potters Perry of a 11 yeres old. sick on mūday first. then teeethe {sic} hed hart. cannot speak. came to speachles ever sinc noone. her brothr came for her. Martij 2i. die . h. 2. 30. p m. 1599.

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 108r (bottom right, and bottom left parts of page)

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CASE12385: Horary consultation concerning Goodman Richard Yates (PERSON17453)

Question asked by Anonymous (PERSON17692) on 5 May 1599 at 12:30

RN Rich. yeat of Cliften Rayles of 50 yeres old hath kept his bed ever since {D} {sic} March last yere lieth in his right arme & left foote & in his backe & syde. may 5. die h. 12. {11}|30|. m. water whitish & thin & full of scales & motes \& black melancholye/ but thrice vp. ever since

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 151r (bottom part of page)

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CASE14253: Horary consultation concerning an Anonymous (PERSON15242)

Question asked by Goody Reeve (PERSON15241) on 30 November 1603 at 16:15

RN Goody Reeve of our towne brought my God daughtrs water novemb the last 30 hor. 4. 15 p m 1603. miserablely payned in her left syde backe should legs

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 197, f. 114v (upper left part of page)

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CASE25170: Horary consultation concerning Reynold Newell (PERSON33570)

Question asked by Newell (PERSON33568) on 11 July 1610 at 06:30

RN Raynold nuewall of Bugdon 21 y. Iuly. 11. 6. 30 \7. {sic} |6. 30|/ ant m 16i0 |frater sine consensu ty not prsent.|1

[Astrological Chart]

they brought his water.

Notes:

1 ‘frighted & disquieted in mynd mopish sencles 4 yeres.’ in chart

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 239, f. 90r (bottom left, and bottom right parts of page)

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CASE28829: Horary consultation concerning Edward Wale (PERSON21063)

Question asked by Anonymous (PERSON21502) on 26 April 1605 at 11:25

RN Edward Wale of Kempson 14 y. Apr. 26 h. 11. 25 ant m 1605 in prsence lame in his right leg & swelled yt he cānot goe nor stande.

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 216, f. 67v (upper left part 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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CASE56020: Horary consultation concerning Agnes Lane (PERSON53332)

Question asked by Anonymous (PERSON39652) on 14 April 1623 at 14:00

RN Agnys Lane of Lowton was here wth me three quarters old Ap 14 h. 2. p. m. 1623 /had a great cough hard belly pyned & consumed\

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 218, f. 56v (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-patient-knowledge=Not%20specified;f3-question-asked=Medical, accessed 20 February 2020.