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CASE13630: Horary consultation concerning Goodman Christopher Woodfield (PERSON17334)

Question asked by the patient on 31 March 1603 at 13:15

RN Chrystopher Woodfild lying long sicke wrote \sente/ vnto me to come to him martij 31. hor. 1. {p}|15| p m 1603. troubled wth a shortnes of wynd ready to stop his wynd an aso{illeg}|m|a. hed gydye a burning in his body desyrous to have his neighbours forgive him as making no othr reckning then of death.

Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 197, f. 16r (bottom part of page)

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CASE14754: Horary consultation concerning Mr Matthew Claver (PERSON10637)

Question asked by the patient on 6 April 1603 at 10:06

GJ Mr Mathew Claver of Foskett. sent his water wth a letter April. 6. ho. 10. 6 a m. 1603 Wherin he Complayneth of a trembling hastynes and fulnes of his head & sences his body full of wynde, a great noyse in his left eare many tymes troubled wth a stitche in the small of his backe. The mouth of his stomacke doth most annoy his head for wch he hath taken Conserve of Anthos

Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 207, f. 42r (bottom left part of page)

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CASE32896: Horary consultation concerning Agnes [Anne] Sandy [Stocker] [Berry] [Napier] [Stock] (PERSON15611)

Question asked by Sir Robert Sandy [Napier] [Baronet] [Old Sir Robert Napier] [Mr Robert Sandy [Napier]] (PERSON6315) on 27 February 1608 at 16:30

RN my brothr Sandy sent me a letter touching Mr Shaxtons cony catching of ve\r/y Cony Catchers indede feb 27. h {sic} hor 4. 30 p m 1608. yet writeth yt he now will not goe but yt his fathr would have him come to Oxford & my brothr if he cā will get him 20 lib. to goe to Oxford.

[Astrological Chart]

quærit vtrū An Stocker peius se habeat ob maritū. eodē tempore/

quærit morbi causā et medla an intollerable itching in the fundamēt ready to pull of her hea{illeg}

Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 229, f. 45r (upper right part of page)

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CASE53814: Horary consultation concerning an Anonymous (PERSON62405)

Question asked by Mr Wyllyson [Woullyson] (PERSON62401) on 4 April 1622 at 19:00

RN Mr Woullyston Ap 4 h 7 p m 1622

a purg dyet drink the {lees} of the mother & convulsion are all turned vp to the brayne mopish will not give on word leane /sine consensu.\

[Astrological Chart]

he sendeth only for stuffe to make a dyet drink to be delivered vnto Mres mockete at Barnet./

Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 223, f. 41r (upper right part of page)

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CASE53866: Horary consultation concerning Mr William Page [Bachelor of Divinity] (PERSON55909)

Question asked by the patient on 13 April 1622 at 07:15

RN Mr Page of Oxford a noice in his head it made him mad & wth mutch a doe cured now craveth my helpe & counsell & would come over Ap 13 h {sic} hor 7. 15 ant m. 16221

[Astrological Chart]

Notes:

1 ‘Mr Page Ap 13. h {sic} hor 7. 15 ant m 1622 crazed in his brayne head full of noice’ in chart

Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 223, f. 50r (bottom left part of page)

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CASE36684: Horary consultation concerning Mrs Denise Leate (PERSON4499)

Question asked by Mrs Joan Staper [Leate] (PERSON4503) on 26 October 1609 at 17:38

RN Mres Leate did write vnto me touching her daughter Denys. that she is mended in bodye but anys {sic} in mynd. Octob. 26 h. 5. 38 p m 1609

[Astrological Chart]

her nother {sic} craveth ny {sic} helpe prayers & consell. & is willing to marry her but her daughtr myndeth it not./

Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 203, f. 180r (bottom left, and bottom right parts of page)

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CASE66496: Horary consultation concerning Elizabeth Tyrlington (PERSON36237)

Question asked by Tyrlington (PERSON60670) on 3 July 1628 at 18:00

RN My Cosen Tyrlington sent me 12 rings cost 18s 6d Iuly 3 h. 6. p. m. 1628

sayth his wife is inwardly very hot, but cold outwardly faynt weake wasteth in her body weak in her back feareth yt shd shall not live longe & hopeth to see me/

Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 405, f. 95r (upper left part of page)

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CASE12062: Horary consultation concerning Margaret Thorne (PERSON16417)

Question asked by the patient on 13 March 1599 at 06:45

RN Margaret Torne 40. keepeth her bed. very sick in her body harte & backe. sent to me this 13 of Marche diē h. 6. 45. 1599 ant m.

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Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 228, f. 100r (upper right part of page)

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CASE12959: Horary consultation concerning Mr Thomas Potter (PERSON15010)

Question asked by Mrs Potter (PERSON15014) on 8 January 1600 at 10:10

RN Mres Potter of willing sent for her husb. wth out his consent at 10. 10. ant m 1599 1600 cannot sleepe his water betwixt yellow & red thick leeke puddle. his stomack hot & his tounge scab & broken out & his head cannot move but as he is turned.

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 228, f. 250r (upper left part of page)

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CASE12969: Horary consultation concerning Mrs Jane Cooper [Church] (PERSON10917)

Question asked by the patient on 9 January 1600 at 15:00

RN Iane Coo bid Mr Marchant to aske me the cause of her disease wc payneth her in her sydes & stomacke Ian 9 die  {sic}. 3. 30. p m. 1600

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Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 228, f. 251v (bottom left part of page)

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CASE14059: Horary consultation concerning Mrs Temperance Wilson [Duncombe] (PERSON17160) and Mr Barber (PERSON9431)

Question asked by Old Mrs Duncombe (PERSON11408) on 24 September 1603 at 09:00

RN Mres Duncōbe sent vnto me for her eldest Daughter of 18 y sept 24 hor 9. ant m 1603 her watr good motes in it

& for on Mr Barber. whose watr hath red sand armes & backes & shouldr a bad stomacke

his watr hie coloured full of dregs & heares.

Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 197, f. 86r (bottom left part of page)

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CASE50684: Horary consultation concerning Jane Leate (PERSON24178)

Question asked by Mrs Joan Staper [Leate] (PERSON4503) on 20 April 1620 at 17:30

RN Mres Leate sent her {sic} \a letter in the behalfe of her/ daughter Iane who hath for this twelfemonthe bene troubled wth a swelling about her gr{y}|o|yne sometys appearing & sometyms not but gone first white & 2 months since burning red & hard almost as big as an egge

she layd to it a litle wax & butter & now & then a poultis of milke & a weddensday last was senet it broke about the 12 of Ap desyrous to have my counsell the 20th of Apr h. 5. 30 pm 1620 It is broken & did run & voyd filthy \yellow/ stuffe

Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 414, f. 8r (bottom right part of page)

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CASE15423: Horary consultation concerning Mr R. Alway (PERSON9127)

Question asked by the patient on 4 August 1603 at 12:45

GJ Mr Alway sent for me to come to him being very sicke payned in the head having taken a cold August 4 ho 12. 45 p. m. 1603

Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 207, f. 115r (upper left part of page)

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CASE32473: Horary consultation concerning an Anonymous (PERSON25351)

Question asked by Dr W. Shephard (PERSON20752) on 26 December 1607 at 09:39

RN Doctr Shephard for on labou sick of a peripleumonia cū febr malig et pestilenti. quærit an sit evasurus decēb. 26 hor 9. 39. ant m. 1607.

at this tyme his lettr came to mye hande for an Answer

Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 193, f. 327r (bottom right part of page)

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CASE34506: Horary consultation concerning William Hobbyngton [Fenynghton] (PERSON23776)

Question asked by the patient on 30 November 1608 at 17:00

RN Wylliā femmyngton 28 y novēb. 30 h. 5. p m 1608.

vid novēb. 14.

wrote to know wheathr his light were not corupt or his livr sinc he was let blood he wch was very foule, he doth spit blood

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 229, f. 261v (bottom right part of page)

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CASE37610: Horary consultation concerning Walter Cheese (PERSON28872)

Question asked by Anonymous (PERSON37483) on 25 February 1611 at 16:15

RN Water Cheese of Stony stratford borne the last night being about betwixt 5 & six 20 weekes sinc. her disease & first fit tooke it feb 21 h 4. p m 1611. it did shake wth the hands & wryteth {sic} ye mouth & hed & clutcheth the hands & grypeth. & falleth. the first daye 2 fits. yesterday & this day may {sic} fits.

water good.

{sen}|{wro}|te to me febr. 25 h. 4. 15. p m 1611.

Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 200, f. 23v (bottom left part of page)

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CASE43966: Horary consultation concerning an Anonymous (PERSONGRP62)

Question asked by Mr Edmond [Edward] Ferrers [Ferry] (PERSON30336) on 30 September 1616 at 11:00

RN all my lord Hintens Wentworths men sorely handled wth the the {sic} burning feaver./

Mr Edward Ferrers my lords \wentworths/ secreatary wrought wrote in there behalfe my lord & my lady mutch afflicted. for th {sic}is new for the sicknes of there servants. & craveth my best counsell sept 30 h. 11. ant m 16i6.

Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 198, f. 5v (bottom left part of page)

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CASE53676: Horary consultation concerning Goodman Matthew Cardwell (PERSON45583)

Question asked by the patient on 10 March 1622 at 09:30

RN Goodmā Cardwell of this towne sent his water march 10 h. 9. 30 ant m 1622 1

[Astrological Chart]

Notes:

1 ‘head light sweateth tēpted mutch wynd & melancholy’ in chart

Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 223, f. 18r (bottom right part of page)

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CASE54687: Horary consultation concerning Young Lady Catherine Longueville [Mrs Catherine Carey] (PERSON13783)

Question asked by the patient on 26 July 1622 at 14:00

RN The Lady Longeville new come to Billen about on weddensday last sent h a letter to me Iuly 26 . h. 2. p m 1622

how her courses be broken downe & yt her hedach is nothing so bad as it was wont.

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 222, f. 9v (upper left part of page)

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CASE57286: Horary consultation concerning Sir John Underhill [Mr John Underhill] (PERSON36309)

Question asked by the patient on 16 October 1623 at 17:45

RN Mr vnderhill sent me a booke & desyreth to know wheathr his disease be naturall or vnnaturall octob 16 h. 5. 45 p m. 1623

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 413, f. 6Ar (bottom right, and bottom left parts 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%20sent;f2-extent-of-transcription=Whole%20entry;f3-question-asked=Medical, accessed 17 February 2020.