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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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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/|

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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

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Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 77r (upper left, and upper right parts 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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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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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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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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CASE11901: Horary consultation concerning Goody Elizabeth Buckingham [Honour] (PERSON10131)

Question asked by Goodman Honour (PERSON12882) on 27 December 1598 at 08:45

RN Goodman Honour of Newport for his wife who hath bene longe sick & is nowe very exceeding ill h {sic} as her husband telleth me. hanc male suspicantr de veneficio

Elisabeth Buckingham. Otherwise Honour about 50. a great pulling in her left syde wc maketh her to Crye/

shee is not able to styrre no meate will tary wth her. shee goeth not onc in a sennet to ground very costive & mutch bounde. 27 of Decēb. die h. 8. 45. ant m. 1598. /complayneth of her hart chest left arme.\

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 72r (upper right part of page)

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CASE11911: Horary consultation concerning Old John Risely (PERSON15344)

Question asked by Risely (PERSON15342) on 30 December 1598 at 09:45

RN Iohn Risely of Rawnson sent onc againe to me for my counsell his pain lieth now in his Cods {wc} are swollen as big as ons hed & as hard as a borde he was wont to haue them swollen very big but then lasted but 5 houres & nowe swelled ever sinc weddensday he cannot eate sleepe or goe to ground. troubled wth the wind Cholicke a paine in his backe st{illeg}ry Desirous to take a stro{illeg} but Doubteth he ca shall be able Decēb. filius patre cū consensu. Decēb 30. die . h. 10. \9. 45./ 1598 his water cold red & thi{ck}

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Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 73v (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.

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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.

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

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CASE63782: Horary consultation concerning Joan Parkinson (PERSON56153)

Question asked by Mr Hammond (PERSON50735) on 1 May 1627 at 15:30

RW Ioane Parkinson of Pirton in Hartfordsheire. y. 20. d. . h: 3. 30. p: m: Maij. 1o. 1627. moopish this tweluemoneth, distracted of her witts: fell ill first vpon a beatinge by her dame: no sence or vnderstandinge at all, nor a word frō her can be gotten vnlesse they anger her, & then she bids a rat on them they trouble her. hath them well. eateth vnreasonably mr Hamond wrote for her in her behalfe a lustie wench

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 227, f. 82v (upper left part of page)

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CASE66437: Horary consultation concerning Mary Clark (PERSON46290)

Question asked by the patient on 24 June 1628 at 18:00

RN Mary Clarke of newp vtū {sic} the kings evill hath litle kernels vnder her chin & hath a reddish rūing issue vnder the chin 2 months felt payne in her hed eyes & every where |a yere| about & feble in her legs yet hath thē well Iune 24 h 6 p m 1628.

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 405, f. 83v (bottom right 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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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

[Astrological Chart]

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)

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-number-of-astrologers=Single%20astrologer, accessed 10 July 2020.