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CASE76012: Decumbiture for Thomas Nichols (PERSON55464)

Question asked by Anonymous (PERSON41717) on 27 November 1632 at 09:00

RN Thomas Nichols \of litle Linford/ taken very strangly in his belly novēb 25. h. 3. p m 1632 |13 y|

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Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 214, p. 173 (upper right part of page)

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CASE12234: Horary consultation concerning John Windmill (PERSON17222)

Question asked by Windmill (PERSON17233) on 10 April 1599 at 07:00

RN Iohn Windmill of Yardly Gubbin a twelmoneth old & as mutch as candelmas the sunday after candlemas. came & brought her Child yt was payned in the body & had divers fi strange fits. but before it tooke it had a fit of an ague before it. not v this beating & panting began on friday night wth a quivering & shakings of the belly & armes Apr. 10. die h. 7. ant m. 1599 goeth had|r|d to grounde cryeth

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Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 125r (upper 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.

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

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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/\

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

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Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 233, f. 102r (upper 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-querent-is-asking-about=Others;f3-patient-knowledge=Not%20specified;f4-question-asked=Medical%3A%3AWitchcraft%20and%20devil;f5-question-asked=Medical%3A%3AParts%20of%20the%20body%3A%3ATorso, accessed 4 June 2020.