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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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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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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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CASE12125: Horary consultation concerning Anne Hammond (PERSON12509)

Question asked by the patient on 22 March 1599 at 13:10

RN An Haman 56 of litle brickhill: sick ever sinc Christmas not hart sick but swollen in her body & in her legs & very stiffe sent to me by her husband. Martij 22. die  {sic}. 1. 10. 1599. very costive & as if shee were st{oun}ge & cannot rise except shee be lifted. very cold & stiffe & short winded & leekely to die 1599.

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 109r (upper right 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)

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CASE12166: Horary consultation concerning Alice White (PERSON17071)

Question asked by the patient on 30 March 1599 at 08:15

RN Alce White of Milton of 5i. at Candlemas a longe time ill by fits. & was had the stone cholick. 7 yeres since nowe in her lims share. harte. & legs back wth a pricking. March 30 die h. 8. 15. 1599

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 116r (bottom left part of page)

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CASE12355: Horary consultation concerning Agnes Harwood (PERSON12627)

Question asked by the patient on 1 May 1599 at 08:35

RN Agnes Harwood of Cosgrave 50 yeres payned in her legs & body. hoven in the neither side of her belly as it were an impostume very sicke wthall & vomiteth vp every daye what serve {sic} shee taketh. sent to me this first of may. 8|h|or 8. 30|5|. p|a|nt m. 1599.

[Astrological Chart]

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

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CASE12474: Horary consultation concerning Agnes Freebody (PERSON11943)

Question asked by the patient on 17 May 1599 at 07:30

RN Agnes free{s}|b|odye of Grafton of 50 y. took her as an ague wth a great burning in her back & hed & hath red sp spots li{ve} leeke pimpels hades {sic} necke & face. 17 of may. h. 7. 30. ant m. 1599.

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 165v (upper right part of page)

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CASE17232: Horary consultation concerning Dorothy Abraham (PERSON9025)

Question asked by the patient on 14 June 1602 between 11:38 and 12:15

RN Dorothy Abraham of Stockgolding for sorenes in her left leg & foote. share & nowe gone into her huckbone & the small of her backe all over throat rūneth vp & downe her vaynes full & mutch payne in her vaynes

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 221, f. 92v (upper right part of page)

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CASE19512: Decumbiture for Robert Kinsweeke (PERSON13411)

Question asked by the patient on 4 July 1601 at 08:00

RN Robart Kinsweeke of Elstoe 54 y. taken in London taken on the right syde fyngers head & feete wth a swelling. Apr. 25. vppon St Markes Day being satterday betwixt 6 & 7 in the morning. was first taken. Apr. 25. die hor 6. 30. ant m. 160i. betwixt 3 & 4 aftr noone could not styrre & the sunday morning could not speake

[Partial Astrological Chart]

he was blasted in a garden.1

[Astrological Chart]

Notes:

1 ‘blasted in a garden’ in chart

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 404, f. 134r (upper left part of page)

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CASE53528: Horary consultation concerning Mr Edward Birckberd (PERSON44197)

Question asked by the patient on 3 February 1622 at 10:00

RW Mr Edward Birckberd of Astwell \y. 50./ d. . h 10. Feb: 3. 1622. had of late a swellinge in his thighes & leggs, wch was taken away by physicke purginge: since that his stomacke is gone: is verie weake: troubled wth a cough & drouth: cannot sleepe. RN a great difficulty of breath./ cānot rise out of his bed nor stand v nor restRW

[Astrological Chart]

RN Edw. Birckberd a spec serv vnto Sr George Sherly Mr Colins houshold physition.

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 231, f. 176v (bottom left, and bottom right parts of page)

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CASE10188: Horary consultation concerning Goodman Edward Banes (PERSON9427)

Question asked by the patient on 20 March 1600 at 12:20

RN Goodman \Edward/ Banes of Newport 52. for a payne & ache in his knees & to his back & so to his head & the flesh about the knees is cōsumed. hot ther{s}about but cold in his feete & & benūmed about his thighes & hath scarc any feele in them. not able to goe. lyeth about the sinewes veines & hām strings & not in the flesh. the 20 of March. die h. 12. 20/ 1600

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 202, f. 18r (upper right part of page)

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CASE11784: Horary consultation concerning Joan Nelson (PERSON14355)

Question asked by the patient on 8 November 1598 at 10:45

RN Ihone Nelson of Moulso of 52 yeres old. sick this 14 yere. always vomiteth vp her meate espec. this last yere. keepeth nowe her bed it g{oo}gleth in her body. yt wc cometh vp is black as sote nothing given her will: make her vomit shee bendeth her selfe forward & always must reatch fleume sick her back & left side & keepeth her bed. & tumbleth vp all 10. 45. ant m 1598. shee feareth lest shee be wasted wthin. 1598. die always cold feete hands novemb. 8.

[Astrological Chart]

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

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CASE11891: Horary consultation concerning William Seer (PERSON15703)

Question asked by the patient on 21 December 1598 at 12:45

RN Will: Seere of haversham. 53 yeres old sitteth vp by the fier, very stiffe & hardly to {ground} onc in 24 houres complayneth of his body & lims & legs most in on of his sides all over his left syde ever sinc March last: first amisse not able to goe over the Dore threshall. sinc Alhalloutide. sent his wife to me Decēb. 21. die . h. 12. 45. 1598. on of his legs the left wonderfully swelled. a very diseased body & hath had a greate cough.1

[Astrological Chart]

Notes:

1 ‘feare lest he be beworded’ in chart

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 70v (upper left part of page)

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CASE11929: Horary consultation concerning Mr Matthew Kingston (PERSON13402)

Question asked by the patient on 3 January 1599 at 09:15

RN Mathew Kingh|st|en of Lowton 53. y. sick this satterd. last 3 weekes. a red water & full of rags.

Mr Kinston of Lowton 55 yeres old sick this 3 weekes {illeg} sunday last first in his stomack wth an extreeme cold wc tooke a way his stomack ache in the head neck & legs sweateth divrse times & after troubled wth an itch as exceeded greatly onc in two or 3 days to grounde. nevr vomiteth. the 3 of Ian. die h. 9. 15. 1598. {sic} 1599. bad head greefe taken {in} lawe.

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 76r-v (f. 76r bottom right, and f. 76v upper left)

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CASE12386: Horary consultation concerning Mrs Faith Gibbs (PERSON12125)

Question asked by the patient on 5 May 1599 at 10:30

RN Mres fayth Gybbes 50 sent to me againe the 5 of May. for a stiffnes in t & swelling & knobbes in t her wrest & inside of her wrests & hands, for a paine in her sinewes an {sic} an ache in her bones, hands & knees. altering from place to place. die . h. 10. 30 m ant m. 1599.

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 151r (upper right 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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CASE30612: Horary consultation concerning Mr John Sprage (PERSON25538)

Question asked by the patient on 9 February 1607 at 11:40

RN Iohn Spragge of 56 y Biggyn lodge in yardly chace the 9 of febr. 1606 1607 h. 11. 40 ant m 1606 |7|

Iohn Spage of Yardly. 54 y.

Clement Hooton of lathburye 52 feb. 9. 1607. 11 40 ant m 1607

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 193, f. 74v (bottom right, and bottom left parts of page)

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CASE61376: Horary consultation concerning Mrs Elizabeth North (PERSON55638)

Question asked by the patient on 7 December 1625 at 15:20

RN Mres North 50 y decēb 7. h. 3. 20 p m 1625

[Astrological Chart]

Mres Elis: North \of Hearnes/ 52 y of \Whettensteede/ Decēb 7 . h. 3. 20 p m 1625

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 224, ff. 55v-56r (f. 55v bottom right, f. 55v bottom left, and f. 56r bottom left)

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CASE61399: Horary consultation concerning Mrs Elizabeth North (PERSON55638)

Question asked by the patient on 16 December 1625 at 14:30

RN Mres North of whettemsteed 50 y Decēb 16 h. 2 30 p m 1625

{M}res Elis North {M}res North 50 y. North of Hearnes 52 y sent to me the 2 tyme Decēb 16. h. 2. 30 p m 1625

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 224, ff. 58v-59r (f. 58v bottom left, f. 59r bottom left, and f. 59r bottom right)

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-language=English;f2-patient-age-band=050-059;f3-number-of-patients=Single%20patient;f4-damaged=No;f5-question-asked=Medical, accessed 29 May 2020.