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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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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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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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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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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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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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CASE50453: Horary consultation concerning Mrs Margaret Franklin (PERSON30628)

Question asked by the patient on 29 March 1620 at 10:40

RN Mres Margaret Franklin of Bonehurst 24 y march 29. h. 10. 40 ant m 1620 \worst fasting/ hed full & dissye wyndy a cold stomacke hot liver full of melancholy greefe sinc her fathers death. face flushing hot & breaking out /vnmayed {sic}.\ /cold feete hot head\

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 213, f. 153r (upper right part of page)

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CASE58675: Horary consultation concerning Jane Brown (PERSON45054)

Question asked by the patient on 30 June 1624 at 09:20

RN {Ia}ne Browne of Adington {2}9. y christ Iuly \Iune Iuly/ 20. 1595. sent to me Iuly Iune 30 h. 9. 20 ant m 1624 /neaver had child.\1

[Astrological Chart]

Iane Browne of Adin{gton} 29. y. Iune 30 h 19. 20 a{nt} m. 1624. paraliticall tormented wth heate & a burning payne in her belly & shooting into her legs & belly hath no vse of her lims cā not stand nor goe /sweateth mutch.\

Notes:

1 ‘lame miserablely tormēted wth raging payns & convuls in her legs day & night’ in chart

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 402, f. 3r (upper left, and upper right parts of page)

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CASE78041: Horary consultation concerning John Farre (PERSON48756)

Question asked by the patient on 14 August 1633 at 09:00

RN Iohn Farre of Litle Brickhill 48 y Aug. 15|4| h. 9 ant m 1633.

swelled in his leg. & thigh in his left syde 3 weekes but was ill 7 weeks before & very mutch wasted in all his body wth sweates & burning |no stomack all this while bellye wyndye| /litle cough\

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 211, p. 376 (bottom left, and bottom right parts 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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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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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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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.

[Astrological Chart]

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

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CASE13037: Horary consultation concerning Catherine Oakley (PERSON14550) and Thomas Burgess (PERSON10196) and Mary Burgess (PERSON10203)

Question asked by Catherine Oakley (PERSON14550), Thomas Burgess (PERSON10196) and Mary Burgess (PERSON10203) on 2 February 1600 at 12:00

RN Katheron Ocklie of Turvie 60 y. payned in her legs & bodye wch are mightely swollen & a payne in her cheste wth a cold. Doth spit blood also feb. 2 die . h. 12. Thomas Burges \of Astwood/ 50 yeres for a great cough & payne in the chest very short winded. 16001

[Astrological Chart]

the womans watr is very red & thick Mary Burges troubled about the hart wth a coughinge her watr hath black melancholy humour. her husb & ss troubled wth a cough.

Notes:

1 ‘a coughe’ in chart

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 263v (bottom left part of page)

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CASE14079: Horary consultation concerning Mrs Anne Barber (PERSON9438)

Question asked by the patient on 28 September 1603 at 09:15

RN Mres An Barber of Kensworthe 46|5| y. sept 28. hor 9. 16|5|. ant m 1603.

was borne {illeg} {sic} on a {tuds} \shrovesōdaye/ after noone. an hour betwixt 4 & 5. /hath often bene let blood sicknes gone this 4 yeres.\ |extreeme hot. casteth vp sometymes leek whit of egge. sometymes blacke stuffe.|

[Astrological Chart]

Mres An Barber sept 28 hor. 9. 15 ant m. 1603. strangly handled wth her stomack burning & gnawing & then an intolerable paine of her hed for 20 houres not well for 40 houre & then it cōmeth once in a weeke in the wynter. & aftr hath a swelling & a gnawing in the calf of her legs.

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 197, ff. 89v-90r (f. 89v upper right, and f. 90r upper left)

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CASE24757: Horary consultation concerning Sara Paulin (PERSON34115)

Question asked by the patient on 15 May 1610 at 07:00

RN Sara Pauly of NorthCrowlye 38. y may 15. h. 7. ant m. 16i0 Delivered this day sennet about 8. in the morning. was in labour from monday to that Daye tooke a cold. & sore all over. & was swelled all over & now is swelled in her left hand & cānot make water onc in 24 houres. ready to cast & her wynd is ready to be stopt wth it very weake.

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 239, f. 34v, f. 34r (f. 34v upper left, and f. 34r bottom left)

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-knowledge=Patient%20asked%20the%20question;f3-question-asked=Medical;f4-how-did-it-take-place=Unclear, accessed 6 July 2020.