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CASE13544: Decumbiture for Goody Scambler (PERSON15642)

Question asked by the patient between 11 July 1598 and 16 July 1598

RN widowe Scamler fell sicke as shee told me about die hor 10 ant merd {sic} Iulij xjth 1598. it tooke her in the small of the backe & reanes.

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 182, f. 214v (upper part of page)

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CASE12942: Horary consultation concerning Mr Thomas Potter (PERSON15010)

Question asked by the patient on 3 January 1600 at 08:15

RN Mr Potter of Willing the vicar for that soundeth on the \{at late}/ & very weake & feble in bodye & stomack & chest wth a cold & overcame him. Ian. 3 die  {sic}. 8. 15 ant m. 1599 1600.

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 247r (upper left part of page)

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CASE17561: Horary consultation concerning Thomas Malins [the elder] (PERSON13892)

Question asked by the patient on 23 July 1602 at 13:38

RN Old Malins of or towne 60 tooke a fall frō a carte & bruised his backe. Iuly. 23. hor. 1. 4|3|8. p m 1602.

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 221, f. 147v (bottom left part of page)

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CASE13520: Horary consultation concerning William Loveles (PERSON13804)

Question asked by the patient on 25 May 1598 at 13:00

RN \Will: Lovely./ An old man of Newp. for his disease. Ascens. day 1598 die . h. 1.a p. merid he hath a great greeping about his harte.

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 182, f. 192r (upper part of page)

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CASE38151: Horary consultation concerning Isabel Hopkins (PERSON31825)

Question asked by the patient on 16 May 1611 at 08:00

U[1611–2] May. 16. d. . ho. 8. ant. m. 16111

Isbel Hopkins was here before April. 25. April. 25. a hard swelling in her belly. to whome I only prescribed a mollifying pultis./

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 200, f. 99v (upper left part of page)

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CASE56992: Horary consultation concerning Old Mrs Bird (PERSON28087)

Question asked by the patient on 1 September 1623 at 15:25

RN Mres Byrd of Havrshā sept 1. h. 3. 25 p m 1623.

for feare of a Dropsye a heate in her stomacke.

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 218, f. 207r (upper left part of page)

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CASE60280: Horary consultation concerning Lady Elizabeth Neville [Old Lady Neville] (PERSON55286)

Question asked by the patient on 22 April 1625 at 11:00

RN The lady Neavell of Holt Ap. 22. . h. 11 ant m 1625.

desyreth some speedyer thing Inward & outwardto helpe her emrods & fundament yt {bleede} & Issues

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 217, f. 67v (bottom right part of page)

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CASE12959: Horary consultation concerning Mr Thomas Potter (PERSON15010)

Question asked by Mrs Potter (PERSON15014) on 8 January 1600 at 10:10

RN Mres Potter of willing sent for her husb. wth out his consent at 10. 10. ant m 1599 1600 cannot sleepe his water betwixt yellow & red thick leeke puddle. his stomack hot & his tounge scab & broken out & his head cannot move but as he is turned.

[Astrological Chart]

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

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CASE21538: Horary consultation concerning Goody Margery Brittain (PERSON10051)

Question asked by the patient on 3 October 1604 at 17:30

RN margery Britten of our towne for an ague cold & hot wch maketh her very drye when the fit cōmeth. Octob 3. hor 5. 30 p m 1604 |a very bad stomacke.|

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 415, f. 154r (upper left part of page)

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CASE53342: Decumbiture for John Michell (PERSON20313)

Question asked by the patient on 13 November 1621 at 13:30

RN 1 first in his neck 2 on his syde tormented him & drew his mouth asyde & tooke away his sences & memory l|&| did shake h{im} novēb. 10 hor 3 p m 162i1

[Astrological Chart]

Notes:

1 ‘paralysis’ in chart

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 231, f. 137v (bottom, bottom left, and bottom right parts 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-language=English;f3-number-of-patients=Single%20patient;f4-damaged=No;f5-question-asked=Medical%3A%3AParts%20of%20the%20body%3A%3ATorso;f6-patient-age-band=050-059%3A%3A59, accessed 4 July 2020.