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CASE12464: Horary consultation concerning William Colles (PERSON10740)

Question asked by the patient on 15 May 1599 at 16:45

RN Mr Will: Co{l|e|}lles Colles of Parke berrye of 58 troubled sick this i6 yeres & hath had the Counsell of the most exte phisitions troubled wth a windy cause as he sayth cōming from his backe by a great heate & obstruction from my liver. also wth a bad stomacke elevating winde into my hed. wch causeth gydines or streming in my head wch cometh as he thinketh by the ascending vp of bad & melancholy humours & wth a shaking in my left hand mightely as it were the palsye but always very hotte. nowe of late wth the brevity of wind in my stomacke & chest & lately wth a mūmnes {sic} & tinckling in my hands. lips & sydes & face. this 15 of may. die h. 4. 45. p m. 1599.

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 164r (upper right part of page)

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CASE12301: Horary consultation concerning Anne Bourton (PERSON9905)

Question asked by the patient on 25 April 1599 at 08:30

RN An Bourton of Olny 26 yeres old. sick the ever sinc Lent tooke her in her hed hart & backe maried this 7 yeres had but on Child but yt god hath taken to his mercy. {s} {sic} it holdeth her nowe as an ague shaking her every day. & hat sweateth & is very hot after the shaking & hath as it were a thing lūbring in her chest very corpulent faynt & very feeble. hath a very painfull cough ready to Drawe vp hart & hall wth it & fetcheth blood very short winded. fetcheth vp fleume & water as cleare as a bell. Ap. 25 die . h. 8. 30. mi ant m. 1599. hath a very sore ague every day yt maketh her sweate exceedingly. hath not had this moneth her Courses sinc shee voyded a litle porrengr of clompered bloode/

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 138r (upper left part of page)

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CASE12134: Horary consultation concerning John Burton (PERSON10224)

Question asked by Anonymous (PERSON17668) on 25 March 1599 at 18:08

RN Iohn Burton of Cosgrave for his disease a boy of 9 yeres old kept his bed ever sinc tuesday. voyded wormes payned in chest belly & hart a stitch vndr his right \side/ a very hie coloured youth wth the vexation yt was pale before. all swollen frō the face to the granes. made no water sinc thursday. at 25 of March. die h. 6: 8. p. m 1599

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 111r (upper left part of page)

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CASE11786: Horary consultation concerning Mr Andrew Knight (PERSON13447)

Question asked by the patient on 8 November 1598 at 14:52

RN Andrew Knighte of Newport 36. for the winde cholicke this moneth. & stone red sand & changeth it into blood as big as a {fe}tch somewhat yellowe. forced to \purge/ fleme yellowe Chollour in great abundanc right syde of the reanes of his back & so rūneth to the bottome of his belly. vrine hot & cōplexion wthout the fit. Novemb. 8. die h. 3. 2. 52. m. p m. 1598. extreeme payne in side & backe.

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 49v (upper left part of page)

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CASE11838: Horary consultation concerning James Greenwood (PERSON12385)

Question asked by the patient on 2 December 1598 at 10:15

RN Iames Greenewood of water eaton Doctr Spark tennet {sic} 50 yeres old. complayneth of his of h an old dysease of his harte now well & lusty but not long sinc almost ded in it. troubled wth a stitch on his right side & cometh over his hart ready to swounde. very cold wth it. of a high colour. stuffed in his Chest yt he can scarce tak his winde quærit Decēbr. 2. die . h. 10. 15. mi. 1598. his hart trembleth muday {sic} last sick lame.

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 228, f. 60r (upper right part of page)

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CASE12153: Horary consultation concerning Catherine Allen (PERSON9103)

Question asked by the patient on 27 March 1599 at 11:30

RN Katheron Allen at Newport 50 yeres old. amisse this {illeg} yeres assone as shee was delivered of a child paynd in her hed. & swollen in her face. aremes {sic} legs hoven in her body sweateth & her hed & neck & syde loketh very hie & is specled. short winded & faynte. March 27. die h. 11. 30. 1599

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 114r (upper left part of page)

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CASE12358: Horary consultation concerning Agnes Rutland (PERSON15542) and Ambrose Rutland (PERSON15539) and John Rutland (PERSON15540)

Question asked by Agnes Rutland (PERSON15542), Ambrose Rutland (PERSON15539) and John Rutland (PERSON15540) on 1 May 1599 at 12:10

RN Agnes Rutland of Newnton Longfild. 53. sick this day fortnight. payned in her hed harte & all the body over. cannot abide vp: costive onc in 2 or 3 days. maij 1. die h. 12. 10. m. 1599.

[Astrological Chart]

Ambrose Rudland of Newton her husband. a payne in his stomack & eyes. a Corpulent man & fully faced. eodem tempore/

Iohn Rutland wth a payne in his Chest & stomacke wyndye & a stitch in his syde

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 146r (upper right part of page)

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CASE12460: Horary consultation concerning Joan Freeman (PERSON11961)

Question asked by the patient on 15 May 1599 at 11:12

RN Ione freeman of Newp v 17 y. very sicke. sore at the hart & hath a thing arising in her throat ready to stop her winde & was almost dead last night & cryeth & taketh & sayth shee shall dye may the 15. die h. 11. 12. m. ant m. 1599. & of her thighes. every where a pricking of her {hart}

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 163v (upper right part of page)

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CASE13496: Horary consultation concerning Agnes [Anne] Malins (PERSON13900)

Question asked by the patient on 28 April 1598 at 09:00

RN An Malins 17 yeares old quærit causa morbi et remediu. 1598 Apr. 28. die h. 9a. ant merd {sic} nata fuit 1581. novemb. 11. die h {sic} at break of day every moone a breaking out in ye face. a peane in her head & hart every where /

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 182, f. 173r (upper part of page)

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CASE11653: Horary consultation concerning Mrs Catherine Blundell [Budoxhed] [Butshed] [Mrs Blundell [the elder]] (PERSON9819)

Question asked by the patient on 28 August 1598 at 17:28

RN Mres Blundell enquireth what is good for her Disease shee is pulled as it were in peeces hart belly sides & swollen in her stomach yt & worse after she hath eaten or Drunken weake & feble in her body & knees. Aug. 28. die h. 5. 28 mi p. m shee shaketh & trembleth body {neck} & {yoin}t

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 21r (upper right part of page)

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CASE11789: Horary consultation concerning Ralph French (PERSON11964) and Anne French (PERSON11967)

Question asked by Ralph French (PERSON11964) on 9 November 1598 at 11:30

RN Radolp: french. 46. s minister of Stock hamon. 9 of november. die . h. 11. 45. 30. for his reume & his wife. arising frō his belly to his chest leeke led hard & hoven in his belly full of winde |1598|

an his wife an ach & gydines in her hed.

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 50r (upper left part of page)

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CASE11805: Horary consultation concerning Goody Joan Persival (PERSON14880)

Question asked by the patient on 16 November 1598 at 13:00

RN Ihone Persivall of Lo{illeg} 35 yeres about 20 weekes amisse. short winded. hot in her stomack shee hath broken out in her face wth a flushing heate. payne in her hed her neighbours tell her yt shee may be breeding of child.. 16 of novemb. die . h. 1.. 1598. broke out in her nose &|f|ace & chin wth pimpels.

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 53r (upper right part of page)

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CASE11901: Horary consultation concerning Goody Elizabeth Buckingham [Honour] (PERSON10131)

Question asked by Goodman Honour (PERSON12882) on 27 December 1598 at 08:45

RN Goodman Honour of Newport for his wife who hath bene longe sick & is nowe very exceeding ill h {sic} as her husband telleth me. hanc male suspicantr de veneficio

Elisabeth Buckingham. Otherwise Honour about 50. a great pulling in her left syde wc maketh her to Crye/

shee is not able to styrre no meate will tary wth her. shee goeth not onc in a sennet to ground very costive & mutch bounde. 27 of Decēb. die h. 8. 45. ant m. 1598. /complayneth of her hart chest left arme.\

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 72r (upper right part of page)

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CASE12089: Horary consultation concerning Richard Umny [Carter] (PERSON16635)

Question asked by the patient on 16 March 1599 at 07:10

RN Rich Vmny otherwise Carter. about 3 quartrs of a yere sick & taketh his hart thenc ariseth to his chest ready to stop his winde. rattle in his throote wth fleume & water & a great aking of his hart & the bones of his arme. cannot take his winde so stopped in his chest & stomack the 16 of March. die . h. 7. 10. 1599.

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 103v (upper right part of page)

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CASE12345: Horary consultation concerning John Scriven (PERSON15668)

Question asked by the patient on 28 April 1599 at 10:00

RN Iohn Scriven of Hanslop. 46. a maried man had|th| a disease yt holdeth him as an ague. & mutch Disquiteth him in his belly chest & head. very faynt & feeble & Did sweate mutch could not tary vp frō his bed a great griping in his belly Ap. 28 die h. 10. ant m. 1599.

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 144r (upper left part of page)

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CASE12356: Horary consultation concerning Arthur Smith (PERSON15876)

Question asked by the patient on 1 May 1599 at 09:30

RN Arthur Smithe of Woulverton. 36. payned in the bodye nowe & lims & knees. & hath a great hote stomack and mutch bounde. arms this 7 yeres & hath spent mutch monye. faynt & feeble. maij 1. die h. 9. {illeg}|3|0. ant m. 1599.

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Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 145v (upper right part of page)

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CASE11795: Horary consultation concerning Matthew Windmill (PERSON17224)

Question asked by the patient on 12 November 1598 at 07:50

RN Mathewe Windmill 30 yeres of age sick this two yeres in liver & milt & hart well by day working but ill always every night lieth hevy hevy {sic} in his chest yt he cannot sleepe nor tak his rest agaynst weathr and when he eateth flesh & porrage it heaveth vp his chest. vp from his chest to his harte. it lieth in his the pit of his stomack as if his hart & milte were broken as he him selfe thincketh it payneth him intolerable very cold never better thē when he is working cōplyneth most of chest & harte Novemb. 12 die at h. 7. 50. mi. 1598. at the first cōming he had a flushing in his hed wt a gydines but never since

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 51r (upper right part of page)

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CASE12075: Horary consultation concerning Joan Burton (PERSON10231)

Question asked by the patient between 13 March 1599 at 14:30 and 14 March 1599 at 11:10

RN Iohn Ione Burten of Olney for her diseased chest 44. yeres. lame in her back. fallen downe into her legs. a great hoven in her belly body back wth cold & a trembling ach in her back.

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 101v (bottom left part of page)

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CASE11660: Horary consultation concerning William Pipkin (PERSON14968)

Question asked by Anonymous (PERSON17603) on 30 August 1598 at 17:07

RN Will: Pipkin 6 yeres old at Miklemas payned in the back & neck & head & belly & legs quærit causā eius remediū refuseth his meate Aug 30. die h. p m. 5. 7. m.

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 23r (upper right part of page)

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CASE11741: Horary consultation concerning Smith (PERSON15932)

Question asked by Anthony Smith (PERSON15872) on 10 October 1598 at 11:20

RN Anthony Smith for his sons Daughter 4 yeres old very exceeding sleepy can eat nothing keepeth her bed looketh pale. cōplayneth of her hed & her mouth sore & cannot swallowe. Octob. 10|1| die  {sic}. 11. 25|0|. 1598.

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 228, f. 41v (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=Unclear;f2-date=1590-1599;f3-question-asked=Medical, accessed 1 April 2020.