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CASE73421: Horary consultation concerning Mr Maud (PERSON54513)

Question asked by Mrs Walcot (PERSON60948) on 28 November 1631 at 10:45

RN Mr Mauds of Byfild 55 \52/ y Novēb 28. h. 10. 45 ant m. 163i |octob 2. was 52 y| /the son of that towne.\

troubled wth the stone in the kydneys in most vehement maner growen very weake & a fayntnes of the hart. |not at chuch {sic} 5 frydays|

hath taken pils & other physick frō other Doctos.

sickned weddens was a month.

Mres Walcot wrote to me in h{er}|is| behalfe |vncōfort & very weake.|

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 212, p. 314 (upper left part of page)

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CASE64774: Horary consultation concerning Mrs Muskott (PERSON55125)

Question asked by Mrs Neale (PERSON55225) on 14 October 1627 at 15:30

RN Mres Muskot of Earles Barton 40 y octob 13 14 h 3 30 p m 1627 |a burning feaver|

paynd wth a payne about her belly & navell. back weake vseth to high mtch

1 her vomyt wght {sic} well \2/ had a Cordiall

would know wheathr she should be let blood

vide Octob. 11.

I receaved a nother lettr frō Mres Neale in her behalfe

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 227, f. 241v (upper left part 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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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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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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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)

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,;f3-question-asked=Medical%3A%3AParts%20of%20the%20body%3A%3ATorso;f4-querent-is-asking-about=Others;f5-question-asked=Medical%3A%3ASymptoms%20%28specified%29%3A%3ADizzy%20and%2For%20faint, accessed 2 June 2020.