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CASE12415: Horary consultation concerning Loveday Nichols (PERSON14466)

Question asked by Nichols (PERSON14427) on 8 May 1599 at 17:55

RN Loode Nichols of Stony stratford of 3 yeres come maudlingtyde can make no water. gave great skyking & looketh very pale & white & eateth greadily. Did vomit but that stayed. the belly full of blisters. f{illeg} father sent to me this 8 of may die h. 5. 55. p m. 1599.

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 228, f. 156r (upper left part of page)

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CASE51995: Horary consultation concerning Mr John Craply (PERSON47235)

Question asked by Anonymous (PERSON39195) on 7 February 1621 at 10:00

RN Mr Iohn Craply 2 y. the 25 of Sept last sent feb: 7 h. 10 ant m 1621 \of Pyddington/

a great scouring belly ill and stiffe they cānot buckle him

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 233, f. 49r (upper right part of page)

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CASE10592: Horary consultation concerning Conny (PERSON10803)

Question asked by Mrs Mary Conny (PERSON10817) on 17 May 1600 between 06:00 and 08:00

RN Mres {illeg}|C|ony sent for her child of a moneth old stuft in Chest & leekly to dye.

Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 202, f. 71v (middle left part of page)

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CASE57561: Horary consultation concerning Mr Oliver Boteler (PERSON28235)

Question asked by Lady Anne Boteler [Farrar] [Butler] (PERSON28242) on 3 January 1624 at 11:45

RN The lady \An/ Butler for her mr Oliver Butler 9 y next march bone {sic} 28 or 29 about 12 & on in the night. of Harolde sent to me for this child Ian 3 h {sic} hor 11. 45 ant m 1623 {sic}. extree {sic} weake & feeble & cā take no physick taken wth strang fits plucking his \right/ syde & rūneth to his back being holden harde & an extree {sic} cough almost halfe a yere. & is pyned & cā not stand nor goe Ill tong suspected

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 413, f. 53r (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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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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CASE65244: Horary consultation concerning Mrs Frances Latch [Little Frances] (PERSON53383)

Question asked by Mr John Latch [Hatch] (PERSON53382) on 24 January 1628 at 19:00

RN Mr Latch sent me a letter Ian 24. h. 7. p m 1628

For his franke 4 y old lame of on syde but otherwise well mended

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 410, f. 75r (upper right part of page)

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CASE26928: Horary consultation concerning Mr Donald Haselrigg (PERSON12631)

Question asked by Haselrigg (PERSON19881) on 20 March 1606 at 14:40

RN Do{illeg}|ow|wall {sic} \Doneald. {sic}/ \Donealdus {sic} \Donaldus// Hazelrigge of Alderton 6 y march 20. last Ian. 17. 6. y. betwxt {sic} 6 & 7 in the morning . movet quest mittit vriā {sic} filio prsente {marcij} 20 h. 2. 40 p m 1606. fleg. whyte belly ill

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 215, f. 73r (upper left part of page)

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CASE30095: Horary consultation concerning Lady Grace Fortescue [Grace Manners] (PERSON19647) and Young Mrs Frances Fortescue (PERSON19648)

Question asked by Lady Grace Fortescue [Grace Manners] (PERSON19647) on 20 December 1605 at 12:00

RN my ladye fortiscue of Saldon sent for a quart of bugloes watr decē{b} 20 h. 12. 1605.

& h|M|res francis fortiscue greene sicknes left syde cough

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 216, f. 257v (upper right part of page)

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CASE26510: Horary consultation concerning Young Mrs Frances Fortescue (PERSON19648)

Question asked by Lady Grace Fortescue [Grace Manners] (PERSON19647) on 27 December 1605 at 08:30

RN my lady fortiscue sent for me to come to her wench {sic} \Daughter/ who was mightely hoven in her belly face stomacke watr good francis fortiscue 9 y decēb 28 |27 | 1605.

they sent her watr in the morning h 8 30. ant m 1605.

Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 215, f. 2r (bottom 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;f3-question-asked=Medical%3A%3AParts%20of%20the%20body%3A%3ATorso;f4-patient-age-band=000-009;f5-question-asked=Medical%3A%3ASymptoms%20%28specified%29, accessed 1 June 2020.