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CASE27272: Horary consultation concerning an Anonymous (PERSON21336)

Question asked by the patient on 17 May 1606 at 18:00

RN May 17. h {sic} hor 6 a|p| m 1606.

a mā came to me for a bruise wth a cart & syde & legs swelled to know wheathr good to let him blood.

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 215, f. 126v (upper left part of page)

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CASE44409: Horary consultation concerning Mr Edmond [Edward] Franklin (PERSON30611)

Question asked by the patient on 11 March 1617 at 15:30

RN Mr Edmunde franklin march 11. h. 3. 30 p m 1617 /in prsenc {he} {sic} melanch hypocōd. a mighty troubled brayne\

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 198, f. 79v (upper left part of page)

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CASE12041: Horary consultation concerning Alice Richardson (PERSON15307)

Question asked by the patient on 9 March 1599 at 09:48

RN Alce Richardson of 15 yeres for a swelling vnder her throte & the side of her cheeke Martij 9 her nose very sore & her hed & stomack hot. Martij 9. die h. 9. 48 1599. in her owne son a prty bloody coloured wench

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 96v (upper left part of page)

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CASE13552: Interrogation (Question) concerning Goodman Thomas Reeve (PERSON15234)

Question asked by Mr Richard Napier [Sandy] [Richard Napier [Senior]] (PERSON5218) on 11 July 1598 at 12:09

RN Thom. Rive sent to me to come vp to him 1598. Iuly 11 die . h. 12. 45.

[Partial Astrological Chart]

|Thomas Rive| 1598 |Iulij 11. die h 12 {sic}| h. 12. 9. mi. p merid. in ipsa merid Tho. Rive. he is payned all over head harte chest he is very drye.

[Astrological Chart]

Th. Rive vtru vivet vl no.

[Preliminary Geomantic Chart]

[Geomantic Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 182, ff. 219v-221r (f. 219v upper, f. 220r upper, f. 220v upper, and f. 221r upper)

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CASE18814: Horary consultation concerning an Anonymous (PERSON18397)

Question asked by the patient on 20 January 1599 at 08:00

RN Ian. 20 die hor 8 I went to see a sick woma swollen in her legs & thighes for that shee hath not her courses. hed ach 1599.

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 404, f. 13r (upper right part of page)

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CASE28943: Horary consultation concerning Mary Smith (PERSON20827)

Question asked by the patient on 8 May 1605 at 06:25

RN Mary Smith the widow{s} Daught 40 y maij 8 h. 6. 25. ant m 1605 came to know wheathr shee were not to be let blood for her aches in her armes Hucklebone yt she cā scarce goe had not her termes this 3 yeres.

rūneth into the outsyde of her feete.

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 216, f. 86v (upper right part of page)

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CASE52244: Decumbiture for Catherine Green (PERSON50322)

Question asked by the patient on 3 April 1621 at 15:00

RN Katherine Grene /25\ first taken wth \it tooke/ an arising frō her stomack ready to stop her wynd Martij 7. h. 11. p m 162i |is so sick yt she cā take no rest.|

It tooke her in her hart & left sy right & short ribs pricking like needles. |suckleth a child halfe a yere old|

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 233, f. 102v (bottom left part of page)

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CASE70232: Horary consultation concerning Thomas Wright (PERSON62335)

Question asked by Anonymous (PERSON41103) on 14 March 1630 at 13:00

U[1628–30] Thomas write {illeg} was borne on \the next/ satterday at night after on michelmus was twelmounth, betweene a 11 or 12 at|or| i3, a Clock but cam to me at 1 of clock, ye 14th: of march 1630./

had a quiuorin & sounding on michelmus last & 3 Dayes the after ye small pox & then at shroftide & this last night had 3 fitts after the same manner a boue saide, being ye 13th Day complaines on the head & heauie & apt to sleepe

[Blank Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 194, p. 164 (upper, bottom left, and bottom right parts of page)

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CASE11796: Horary consultation concerning Margaret Billington (PERSON9716)

Question asked by the patient on 12 November 1598 at 12:20

RN Margaret Billington who dwelt wth Thomas Billington of Bletchly first cosens nowe Dwelleth wt Mr Vuedale came awaye for a payne of her hed ache back neck & newe at her hart ever since harvest never a daye well Novemb. the 12 die h. 12. 20. mi 1598 20 yeres old in prsenc her selfe.

[Astrological Chart]

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

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CASE11912: Horary consultation concerning Alice Buttiphant (PERSON10266)

Question asked by Buttiphant (PERSON10265) on 30 December 1598 at 13:53

RN Alce Buttyphant of Chichly borne a fortnight a fore Miklemas day on {sic} a tuesday on wedensday even about an houre or 2 after sonset pater filio {sic} came to me almost dead on sct Thomas eve. troubled wth the Chin cough. Decemb 30. die . h. 1. 53. 1598 wth a hooping ready to stoppe her wind now it falleth into a bleeding at the nose

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 74r (upper left part of page)

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CASE12209: Horary consultation concerning John Bird (PERSON9742)

Question asked by the patient on 4 April 1599 at 09:35

RN Iohn Birde \the Smith/ came for him selfe his face swelled & hard throte first sore Apr. 4 die h. 9. 35. ant m. 1599. hed & stomacke

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 121v (upper left part of page)

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CASE12385: Horary consultation concerning Goodman Richard Yates (PERSON17453)

Question asked by Anonymous (PERSON17692) on 5 May 1599 at 12:30

RN Rich. yeat of Cliften Rayles of 50 yeres old hath kept his bed ever since {D} {sic} March last yere lieth in his right arme & left foote & in his backe & syde. may 5. die h. 12. {11}|30|. m. water whitish & thin & full of scales & motes \& black melancholye/ but thrice vp. ever since

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 151r (bottom part of page)

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CASE12996: Horary consultation concerning Agnes King (PERSON13388)

Question asked by the patient on 14 January 1600 at 13:30

RN Agnes Kinge servā to Mres Burchmore of tottle end 22 y payned hart stomack & head. sodenly ready taken at night for an hour lost her speake munday last about 12 a clock at night came in her owne son Ian 14 die h. 1. 30 p m. 1600.

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 255r (upper right part of page)

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CASE34244: Horary consultation concerning Edward Sturmy (PERSON20910)

Question asked by the patient on 21 October 1608 at 10:50

RN Edward Sturmy of Cranfild 40 y a batcheler Octob. 21. h. 11. ant m 1608. had a great fall yesterday about 2 aftr noone frō a ladder & brused his face hed & left syde about his harte an {sic} in prsence h. 10. 50 ant m. prcisely.

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 229, f. 222r (upper right part of page)

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CASE48599: Horary consultation concerning William Steele (PERSON35707)

Question asked by the patient on 1 May 1619 at 11:30

RN Will Steele of Groundon 25 y last whitsontyde afternone afore Evening prayer came in son to me may 1. h {sic} hor. 11. 30 ant m 1619.

crooked in his lims necke \arms/ & body not foolish

2 y ill mutch physick no helpe

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 230, f. 347r (upper left part of page)

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CASE52239: Horary consultation concerning Lettice Sherman (PERSON58654)

Question asked by Anonymous (PERSON58651) on 29 March 1621 at 09:00

RN Lettice Shermā of Woulvrton 23 y march 29 h. 8 9. ant m. 162i

she came heather wth her mother. strang fits then swoūding in her bed as the falling sicknes or mother.

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 233, f. 102r (upper left part of page)

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CASE58616: Nativity for Anne Bunche (PERSON45182)

Question asked by Anonymous (PERSON39918) on 7 June 1624 at 13:00

RN An Bunch of Risdone 5 y & a halfe borne the 11th of sept about 3 in the after noone 1620. ever sinc she was borne lame in her lims cā speak but dead 1

[Astrological Chart]

cānot speake.

cannot styrre. nor stand litle vse of ye lims./.

Notes:

1 ‘no vse of lims could neavr speake lame borne palsye’ in chart

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 413, f. 215v (upper right part of page)

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CASE62792: Horary consultation concerning Goody Mun (PERSON33445)

Question asked by Mr Henry Mun (PERSON14315) on 4 December 1626 between 13:30 and 13:39

RN Henry Mon of Woulvrton for his wife swelled every where belly legs {a}rms yet {tady} now & {th}{en} Decēbr 4 . h. 1. 3{illeg} {p} m. 1626

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 224, f. 290r (bottom left part of page)

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CASE71912: Decumbiture for an Anonymous (PERSON41300)

Question asked by Martha [Matthew] Jinkins (PERSON52561) on 27 April 1631 at 09:30

RN yest was month stretched out her hands cōpl of a lightnes in her head her eys {rune} & is sleepish

It tooke her sorely & had \a/ very greevous fit in the morning & so always in her bed h. 6. 30 in aurora martch 30  {sic} |march 29. | h. 6. 30 ant m 163i

Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 232, p. 284 (bottom centre, bottom left, and bottom right parts of page)

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CASE73373: Horary consultation concerning Goodman Hopkins (PERSON51817)

Question asked by the patient on 19 November 1631 at 08:00

RN Goodmā Hopkins of our tone {sic} 70. y. novēb. 19 h {sic} hor 8 ant m 163i |was here made no water.| |but in 3 or 4 das he dyed|1

[Astrological Chart]

Notes:

1 ‘Stone in the yard cānot make water belly swelled’ in chart

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 212, p. 297 (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-number-of-patients=Single%20patient;f2-judgment=No;f3-recipe=No;f4-practitioner-is-patient=No;f5-question-asked=Medical;f6-how-did-it-take-place=Question%20asked%20in%20person, accessed 14 July 2020.