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CASE73625: Horary consultation concerning Elizabeth Spenser (PERSON59353) and Mr William Harrison (PERSON50994)

Question asked by Mr William Harrison (PERSON50994) on 14 January 1632 at 16:15

RN Elis. Spencer nata 1610 of the house 21 y of Ashbe dwelleth {illeg}|w|th Mr Rich king Mr Harryson yt wayteth on Mr Anth King Ian 14 h {sic} hor 4. 15 p m 1632.

nata tuesd before mydsomer h 6 ant m 1610

the mother causing swounding arising on the Left syde

Mr Harryson craveth of me how to vse two Bullets of . /and a vomyting lozeng of 5d.\

sent a 12d for 2|t|hese 2 people

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 212, p. 391 (upper left part of page)

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CASE11624: Horary consultation concerning Old Widow Frances Fisher (PERSON11782)

Question asked by the patient on 14 August 1598 at 08:00

RN Goody Fisher sent her water to me to know what was good for her Aug. 14. die h. 7. 45 shee is troubled wth the mother & was wont to swound wth it very often. at 7. 30. 20.1

[Astrological Chart]

Goody fisher head back.

[Astrological Chart]

Notes:

1 ‘set this at 8.’ in the left margin

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 14v (upper right part of page)

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CASE53770: Horary consultation concerning Avis Saell (PERSON58111)

Question asked by the patient on 27 March 1622 at 10:20

RN Avis saell of Pitstone 45|4| y 25 of Apr. sent to me march. 27. h. 10 20 ant m. 1622. |mother swoundeth onc in a month for a yeres space by fits now onc in 3 weekes {n}|a|lways but onc in her bed & sleepe|

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 223, f. 34v (upper left part of page)

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CASE23669: Horary consultation concerning Young Lady Temple [Mrs Anne Throckmorton] (PERSON35971)

Question asked by the patient on 7 July 1614 at 08:00

RN Syr Peeter Temples wife bleedeth. at the secreat tes & swoundeth mutch. Iuly 7 h. 8. \15/ ant m. 1614.

I was sent for to come to them.

[Astrological Chart]

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 237, f. 44r (upper right, and upper left parts of page)

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CASE17939: Horary consultation concerning Goody Reeve (PERSON15241)

Question asked by the patient on 15 September 1602 at 12:45

RN Goody Rive of our towne. 45. y. Septemb. 15 hor. 12. 45 m ant {sic} m \p m/ 1602. sent for me in her extreeme fits of swounding & gryping about the harte.

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 221, f. 202v (bottom right part of page)

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CASE73574: Horary consultation concerning John Adams (PERSON42478)

Question asked by Mr John Adams (PERSON42479) on 2 January 1632 at 10:20

RN Iohn Adams of Weston besides northāpton. \his father a Consellour mayed {sic} Iudg Harvyes broth Daughter/ \fathr Mr Iohn/ borne the last day of Ap last h 6 30 ant m but sent to me Ian 2. h. 10. 20 ant m 1632.

ater {sic} infante epilipt satt last was sennet h 8 30 ant m taken wth a swounding fit about a quarter of an houre. having a {illeg}|r|ising in his stomak vp to his throate wch stops his breath.

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 212, p. 372 (upper left part of page)

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CASE66092: Horary consultation concerning Agnes Kent (PERSON52814)

Question asked by Anonymous (PERSON40662) on 14 May 1628 at 17:00

RN Agnys Kent of Moulsoe almost 5 quarters borne on Palme sonday last was twelfmonth about some {sic} rising sent to me May 14. . h. 5. p m. 1628.

It is pyned & cōsumed belly hard & voydeth wormes living 6. wasteth in the body. was nurced by goody Keburne. goody Keburne came into another nurces house & would needes suckle it, wheathr the nurce would or no & sinc mutch amys & it swounded twice to day belly very hard flesh quite wasted was not well tended by goody Keburne face swelled buttocke black & blewe. cānot stand vppon the lyms the child prsent wth goody Alton of Moulsoe it did batle well vnder this nurce vntill goody Keburne her former nurce would suckle it force tooke some surfet.

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 405, f. 32r (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%20sent;f2-question-asked=Medical%3A%3ASymptoms%20%28specified%29%3A%3ADizzy%20and%2For%20faint%3A%3ASwooning;f3-question-asked=Medical%3A%3AParts%20of%20the%20body%3A%3ATorso, accessed 16 February 2020.