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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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CASE12587: Horary consultation concerning Mrs Mary Pen (PERSON14848)

Question asked by the patient on 27 August 1599 at 11:00

RN at this time Mary Pen of Straford sent me her water. wch was full of motes & scales & had gravell in the bottome. her former phisick I gave her wrought vpward. hath a great gydines at in her heade hart feeble bellye.

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 185v (bottom left, and bottom right parts of page)

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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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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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CASE65288: Horary consultation concerning Elizabeth Tyrlington (PERSON36237)

Question asked by the patient on 31 January 1628 at 18:20

RN My Cosen Tyrlington 34 y febr. 1. h. Ian. 31. h. 6. 20 p m. 1628. |a bad back & weake| /sent her water\

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 410, f. 87v (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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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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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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CASE62462: Horary consultation concerning Lady Anne Twisden (PERSON60638)

Question asked by the patient on 27 May 1626 at 13:00

RN The lady Twisden of London 51. y. may 27 h {sic} hor. 1 p. m 1626

[Astrological Chart]

by her sleeping & scouring she hath nutch {sic} mended sinc Sr will wrote Last yt is thursday last.

yet the last night was more troublesome then before

this Day cōplayneth of a sournes rising out of her stomake supposeth yt a vomyt would doe her good yet dare not to adventur it by reason of her weaknes & scowring. wch we dare not to stay seing the goodnes of it yet fyndeth no aptnes to cast but a soure belching

desyreth a nother box of the pils 10 and an answ to his lett & to this.

The lady Twisden of London may 27 h 1. p m 1626

very weake & feeble yet sitteth vp & eateth prty well. scoureth mtch {sic} hath a soure belching yet no aptnes to cast.

would know wheathr fit to give her a vomyt considering her \great/ weaknes & sither her scouring Doth her so mutch good craveth an answere to his forme & to this Letter also.

wheathr any other course for mending of the sourenes will not helpe wth out a vomyt.

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 224, ff. 224v-225r (f. 224v middle left, f. 224v bottom, and f. 225r upper left)

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CASE11923: Horary consultation concerning Alice Phillips (PERSON14904)

Question asked by the patient on 1 January 1599 at 08:40

RN Alce Phylip of Eaton 60 yeres old sick sinc St Steaphens day at night. betwixt 9 & 10 at night. sent to me being very weake this 1 of Ian 1599. troubled wth a stitche vnder her side.

[Partial Astrological Chart]

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 75v (upper right part of page)

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CASE70218: Horary consultation concerning Mrs Anne Tod (PERSON60235)

Question asked by the patient on 12 March 1630 at 17:50

RN Mres Tod of Cūberton. 24 y. Ma\r/ch 12 h. 6 {sic} \5. 5{0}/ p m 1630 |stomack weake lame frō her huckle{bone}/bone\ {sic} to h{er} heele & arme of the right sy{de}|

[Astrological Chart]

Mres Tod of Cūberton by Cābridg 3 ryiles {sic} sent March 12 h. 5. 50 p {sic} 1630

a bad stomack

witchery suspected by Goody Wode to whō she gave a peticoate. her mother & neighbous {sic} suspect it vehemently

sent me a wrought Cap

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 194, pp. 156-157 (p. 156 upper right, and p. 157 upper left)

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CASE11841: Horary consultation concerning John Phillips (PERSON14892)

Question asked by the patient on 4 December 1598 at 09:15

RN Iohn Phylip sick ever sinc thursday being the 30 of Decēb \novemb/ sent to me agayne the 4 of Decemb sick very greevously in his hart & body he is swelled in his body from the belly vnto his hart. he is Costive & so hath cōtinued ever sinc thursday last & is very exceeding ill & weeke. Decēber. 4. \die ./ h: 9. 15. ant m. 1598 his hart \is good/ & his tonge talketh cheerf but his body swelled.

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 60v (upper right 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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CASE11673: Horary consultation concerning William Roughead (PERSON15478)

Question asked by the patient on 6 September 1598 at 06:50

RN Will Roughead sent his water vnto me cōplayning of his chest princip & of the lightnes of his head Sept. 6 die h. 6. 50 m. ant m. 1598.

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 26r (upper left part 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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CASE11932: Horary consultation concerning Toucher (PERSON16500)

Question asked by the patient on 3 January 1599 at 12:09

RN Mr {sic} Charels Tutcher Charles at Stonystratford at the swan of 2 neckes. 45. sick this fortnight. sonewhat {sic} Costive shee doth bleede & is very mutch stuffed in her chest can scarce tak her winde. ready to sound a grosse & fat woman. sent a poer woman. Ian. 3. die . h. 12. 9. mi. 1599. \at 1. p m /|twice & thrice a day bleedeth at ye nose. half a pint at a time \every othr daye/|

[Astrological Chart]

Charels Touchers wife hath not had her termes this 6 yeres her stomack hoven & her hed ill & backe her wombe & chest stuffed short winded. hart ill water good. yellowe but thin. taken a greefe for payment of monyes for her husb. brother for s{ur}tiship. 200li

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 77r (upper left, and upper right parts of page)

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CASE18208: Horary consultation concerning Mr Nicholas Langford [Master of Arts] (PERSON13580)

Question asked by the patient on 11 November 1602 at 09:00

RN Mr Nicholas langford sent his water agayne because it was not well prserved as I wished him to doe. novemb. 11. hor. 9. ant m. 1602.

a swyming in ye hed a raw stomack mutch fleme.

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 221, f. 239v (upper left part of page)

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CASE43036: Horary consultation concerning Lady Susan Longueville [Mrs Susan Longueville] [Lady Susan Grey] (PERSON32785)

Question asked by the patient on 16 March 1616 at 11:00

RN The lady Susā longfild \Graye/ march. 16 h {sic} hor. 11. ant m 16i6. sent her wate{r} aguish. melanch hottish weak rising in her stomacke./ |29 y|

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 408, f. 31r (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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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)

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-question-asked=Medical%3A%3ASymptoms%20%28specified%29%3A%3ADizzy%20and%2For%20faint, accessed 9 April 2020.