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CASE63227: Horary consultation concerning Mrs Rodes (PERSON57788)

Question asked by Mr Richard Askewe (PERSON9282) on 14 February 1627 at 16:15

RN Mres Rhoads of Myd Claydon 50 to morow feb 14 h. 4. 15. p m 1627 /Mr Askue the parson wrote in her behalfe apt to swond\

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 224, f. 364r (upper left, and upper right parts of page)

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CASE44509: Decumbiture for Mrs Elizabeth Norton (PERSON33735)

Question asked by Mr Norton (PERSON33729) on 22 March 1617 at 11:30

RN Mres Elis Norton fell into a swound & cōtinued dead wt for a long tyme yet revived agayne wth & had many convulsions March 20. h. 8. 30 ant m 1617.

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 198, f. 96r (upper right part of page)

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CASE61573: Decumbiture for John Harburne (PERSON50812)

Question asked by Harburne (PERSON50814) on 1 February 1626 at 17:00

RN Iohn Harburne of Hartwell 60. y taken wth a swoundding fits Ian 30. h. 11 p m 1626

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 224, f. 86r (upper left 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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CASE78774: Horary consultation concerning Anne (PERSON42326)

Question asked by Mr Lin [Esquire] (PERSON53749) on 30 January 1634 at 11:00

RN Annys Anne |a poor wench| /13 y\ of Southwick in Northāptonsheere by Owndall |Mr Lynn Esquire wrote in her behalfe| It tooke her 16. Ian 16 fell into her fits of convulsions swonding fits wth quaking & trēbling Ian 30. h. 11 ant m 1634 taketh away her speach swoundeth convuls1

[Astrological Chart]


1Epilep: cū convuls’ in chart

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 412, f. 78v (upper right 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)

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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)

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,;f2-question-asked=Medical%3A%3ASymptoms%20%28specified%29%3A%3ADizzy%20and%2For%20faint%3A%3ASwooning;f4-querent-is-asking-about=Others, accessed 27 May 2020.