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CASE10647: Horary consultation concerning Thomas White (PERSON17057) and Susan White (PERSON17086)

Question asked by Thomas White (PERSON17057) and Susan White (PERSON17086) on 22 May 1600 at 11:30

RN Thomas White of Milten 56. may 22 die h. 11 30 ant m 1600 |a payne in his shoulders| payned in his head back & chest stuffed. faynt & feeble water good but yellowish. sande in his backe. a drye cough.

Susāna White of Milten Mres Androwes servant 18 a red coloured wenche legs sweld. hath the whites but very few of the reds. head & harte a swimminge.

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 202, f. 79r (bottom left 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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CASE49923: Horary consultation concerning Goodman William Young (PERSON37175)

Question asked by the patient on 9 November 1619 at 15:00

RN Will Young of Illing beyond St yeedes 58 y novēb. 9 h. 3. p m 1619.

an aguish thick red water. / sick the thursd before St Nich his day. a twelfemonth something smyt him on the chest le{illeg}|n|ing {sic} \leaning/ agaynst a tree by wth mutch gryping in his belly a swelling in his body sometymes hot & sometymes cold wth a nūmnes in his legs yt he cānot goe for it. loose body. cānot eate nor drinke by fits.

is vp every day more or les.

Is so swelled in his body yt he cā scarce get his cleathes togeathr by fits his legs

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 213, f. 51v (upper left 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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CASE66410: Horary consultation concerning John Evans (PERSON48624) and Anonymous (PERSON40698)

Question asked by John Evans (PERSON48624) on 19 June 1628 at 18:00

RN {I}ohn Evans of the Mynrys in London Iue {sic} 19 h. 6 p m. 1628

writeth for a gent mā

first vnfoldeth his owne greefe how he is wrōged & cosened of all yt he hath & therby he his wife & childrē broght to great want & misery craveth my Counsell & instruction

Also writeth in the behalfe of a gentlemā yt having taken an extreme cold & prsently an exceeding greefe for the Death of his wife & {th}erby cast Downe into sicknes & mutch melancholy of a sanguyne cōplexion his sicknes & melancholy is mutch abated & now his voice is almost Lost yt he s cānot {sic} \on cānot/ spea heare on \him/ that speaketh {sic} \to speake/ a yard of

cōplayneth of something about the pit of his throate his voice is only low & weake but not troubled wth any fault in noncing but cleere inough every where no physick but cōplayneth of the coldnes of his stomack & head & sone {sic} stoppage about the begying of his nose cold flegme & cold head & defect in hearing hath 2 great manyscripts of physick yt he is Desyrous I should vse craveth vnder god my consayle for the frind his gentleman

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 405, f. 80r (upper left part of page)

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CASE79496: Horary consultation concerning Marian Phillips (PERSON56684)

Question asked by the patient on 11 September 1635 at 10:00

SRN Marian Phelp of Blechly 40. y Septemƀ. 11. h. 10. a. m. 1635

Much payned in her chest & at her heart very shortwynded swelld & howen in her face hands & Body

\vomitts what she taketh/ hath not bin well since it thunderd & lightend when she came from Stoke goldinge on th{e} Sunday yt it lightend & thunde{red} so much.

it first tooke her wth sorenes in her throate

body Costiue. Vryne very thin & frothy, & cleere. hath bin married these 9. y. no child.

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 412, f. 241v (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.

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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.

[Astrological Chart]

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

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CASE50292: Horary consultation concerning Mr Edward Plummer (PERSON14975)

Question asked by the patient on 12 February 1620 at 15:20

RN Mr \Edward/ Plūmer of Holcot 50 y. 40 y feb 12 h {sic} hor 3. \20/ p m 1620

about cristmas face & hands mutch swelled as big as two stomack weake cā scarc keepe any thing. I {se}aled blood onc sinc yt mutch payned in his head & mēbers at the end of making water it prickes & throbs wth extreme payne

feareth an vlcer for it is as matter yt cōmeth frō him & maketh it often. 4 tymes in an houre it hindereth slepe.

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 213, f. 134r (upper left part of page)

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CASE74565: Horary consultation concerning Mr William Crowly [Master of Arts] (PERSON47397)

Question asked by the patient on 9 May 1632 at 13:00

RN Mres {sic} Crawlys physick wrought well vomyts & pils yet troubled wth a hot rheme in her|is| left ey & a heavynes hinder t of his head in his ioynts & ankles & kne & right leg may 9 h. 1. p m 1632

desyrous of a purging dyet Drink.

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 416, p. 147 (bottom left 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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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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CASE12962: Horary consultation concerning Richard Foster (PERSON11846)

Question asked by the patient on 8 January 1600 at 11:00

RN Richard Foster of Dunsainger 48 yeres. Ian. 8 die h 11. ant m. 1600. it rūneth leeke a bloode vp into his ioynt into his armes & belly wth a pricking & into his head & then his eyes runne & in the raines of his backe & out of his yarde matter white rūneth. the rūning of the reanes.

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 250r (upper right part of page)

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CASE69872: Horary consultation concerning Mrs Joan Leavens (PERSON53578)

Question asked by the patient on 23 December 1629 at 16:40

RN Ioane Leavins of Imly 22 y a wench Decēb 23. h. 5 \4. 40/. p. m 16291

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her secreat places burne exceedingly & swell wth sutch payne yt she cā hardly make water & yet maketh very litle

hath a Droutch yt nothing well quench her thirst

hath a hot & a dry liver & a cold stomack

craveth a cooling playster for her liver hath 2 dig

wheathr she shall vse her cels of pouder every day or othr day cānot make water/

Notes:

1 ‘2 fig’ in the left margin

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 194, p. 24 (upper left, and upper right parts of page)

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CASE10298: Horary consultation concerning Anne Knight (PERSON13478)

Question asked by the patient on 10 April 1600 at 11:00

RN An knight of Olny 19 y Ap 10 die h. 11 ant m. 1600 a great heat & cold. chest stuffed hart hot ready to swound swelled & great bellyed hath not had her sicknes this 12 moneth. yet about a 3 weeks sinc shee had them but very fewe./.

Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 202, f. 34r (bottom 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)

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CASE12139: Horary consultation concerning William Beard (PERSON9575)

Question asked by the patient on 26 March 1599 at 08:30

RN William Berde 54 yers old of Potters Perye. sick on weddensday last keepeth his bed vp & downe can not rest. sent to me his sonne 26 of March die h. 8. 30. mi. ant m. 1599. sick at hart & stomack ill. very hot. a great stitch & cough & reaneth mutch fleune {sic}.

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 111v (bottom 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-judgment=No;f2-practice=Napier;f4-question-asked=Medical;f5-language=English, accessed 30 September 2020.