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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

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Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 111r (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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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.\

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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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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

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

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CASE11741: Horary consultation concerning Smith (PERSON15932)

Question asked by Anthony Smith (PERSON15872) on 10 October 1598 at 11:20

RN Anthony Smith for his sons Daughter 4 yeres old very exceeding sleepy can eat nothing keepeth her bed looketh pale. cōplayneth of her hed & her mouth sore & cannot swallowe. Octob. 10|1| die  {sic}. 11. 25|0|. 1598.

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Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 228, f. 41v (upper left part of page)

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CASE12441: Horary consultation concerning Agnes Houghton (PERSON12911)

Question asked by Christopher Houghton (PERSON12900) and Alice Houghton (PERSON12913) on 12 May 1599 at 10:00

RN Agnes Hoton. 7 yeres on sct Valentines eve being sunday amisse in her lims & tounge & feete & hath no sence nor feeling therin at first shee did fall for 2 or 3 dizeases. now hath lost the senc & vse of her lims

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She cryeth & mutch cōplayneth o {sic} May the 12. die . h. 10. ant m. 1599. pater et mater filia quærūt remediū. det igitur pater cælestis multis et magnis miserationib suis. at all times most cold. Costive.

Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 228, f. 160r (upper right part of page)

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CASE18943: Horary consultation concerning Humphrey Ebburne (PERSON11463)

Question asked by Anonymous (PERSON18412) on 23 February 1601 at 11:15

RN Hufrey Eb{urne} 6 y for a swelling in his face & breaking out a {londir} wth R. Gr{eene} of Asply feb. 23 die hor 11. 15. p|a|nt m. 160i & a heate in on syde of his heade & eyes red & sore & watrish wth a swelling

Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 404, f. 38r (upper right part of page)

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CASE11938: Decumbiture for William Knight (PERSON13461)

Question asked by Anonymous (PERSON18731) on 5 January 1599 at 18:40

RN Will Knight tooke his sicknes die {illeg} Ian 4 die Ian. {sic} 5. die h. 3. in aur. very evill handled wth sicknes vomiteth hath a rising in his stomack leeke an apostume ready to stoppe his breath. burneth very mutch thirsty & drye. 1599.

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Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 228, f. 78r (upper left part of page)

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CASE11648: Horary consultation concerning Abigail Downing (PERSON11367)

Question asked by William Downing (PERSON11366) on 27 August 1598 at 15:00

RN William Downing \of filgrave/ of the his child Abigayle a yere & 3 quarters. old. very sick for 3 houre{s} when it taketh it at 2 a clock morning & at 12 it vomiteth whatsoever it taketh the Drinke & sucke it taketh & handleth very ill for the space of 3 houres Aug 27. die h. 3. 1598 quærit remediū it loketh pale as ashes at p philgrave.

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Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 228, f. 19v (upper right part of page)

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CASE12171: Horary consultation concerning Frances Thomson (PERSON16408)

Question asked by Thomson (PERSON16388) on 30 March 1599 at 12:30

RN Frauncis Tomson by her husband of lowton 30 of March. die h. 12 30. mi. morbo. 1599 caput phantastijs melancholicis laborat. timore spiritu’. 42. yeres. /muscam metuit et {muo}rē\

Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 228, f. 116v (upper right part of page)

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CASE32896: Horary consultation concerning Agnes [Anne] Sandy [Stocker] [Berry] [Napier] [Stock] (PERSON15611)

Question asked by Sir Robert Sandy [Napier] [Baronet] [Old Sir Robert Napier] [Mr Robert Sandy [Napier]] (PERSON6315) on 27 February 1608 at 16:30

RN my brothr Sandy sent me a letter touching Mr Shaxtons cony catching of ve\r/y Cony Catchers indede feb 27. h {sic} hor 4. 30 p m 1608. yet writeth yt he now will not goe but yt his fathr would have him come to Oxford & my brothr if he cā will get him 20 lib. to goe to Oxford.

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quærit vtrū An Stocker peius se habeat ob maritū. eodē tempore/

quærit morbi causā et medla an intollerable itching in the fundamēt ready to pull of her hea{illeg}

Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 229, f. 45r (upper right part of page)

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CASE50293: Horary consultation concerning Mr Pedder (PERSON34163)

Question asked by Mrs Susan Pedder (PERSON24871) on 12 February 1620 at 18:00

RN Mres Padder for her husb. plexed wth greefe for certen writings cōmitted to Mr Nichols sonne & cānot sleepe to crave my counsell feb 12 h {sic} hor 6 p m 16201

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Notes:

1 ‘mightely troubled in mynde cānot sleepe’ in chart

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

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CASE53814: Horary consultation concerning an Anonymous (PERSON62405)

Question asked by Mr Wyllyson [Woullyson] (PERSON62401) on 4 April 1622 at 19:00

RN Mr Woullyston Ap 4 h 7 p m 1622

a purg dyet drink the {lees} of the mother & convulsion are all turned vp to the brayne mopish will not give on word leane /sine consensu.\

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he sendeth only for stuffe to make a dyet drink to be delivered vnto Mres mockete at Barnet./

Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 223, f. 41r (upper right part of page)

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CASE57820: Horary consultation concerning Richard Lucas (PERSON53943)

Question asked by Lucas (PERSON53933) and Lucas (PERSON53954) on 3 March 1624 at 17:39

RN Rich: Lucas of G Nortot a yeomans sonne 30 27 of Ap 27. 1595. about 12. at noone sent march. 3. h. 5. 39 p m. 1624. /mayed {sic} 2 yeres. on child a twelfmoth {sic} old\

3 quart of a yere ill in his head mynd braye {sic} & head troubled mopish & fe{l} careles of his busynes. |Worst at the full of ye moone 3 days before or after/|

boath the fathers obst{in}at of & on in yere maage {sic} pater sine cōsensu. et vxor cū Consensu sed nō filius wheathr they should bring him heather.

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Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 413, f. 95v (bottom left, and bottom right parts of page)

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CASE11787: Horary consultation concerning William Thomson (PERSON16396)

Question asked by Hugh Thomson (PERSON16391) on 9 November 1598 at 06:00

RN Hugh Tomson filio williā qui graviter ægrotat who he supposeth to be taken or planet stroken because he is so sorely handled wth it in his chest & syde and & {sic} cannot to ground & \nor/ make water. he could not sleepe all this last night. Novēber. the 9 die h. 6 9 ant m. 1598.

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

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CASE11825: Horary consultation concerning Everard Woodland (PERSON17346)

Question asked by Woodland (PERSON17345) on 27 November 1598 at 11:45

RN Everard \Woodland/ troubled e|i|t tooke him his sicknes tooke him on a weddensday before Barnabe a yere & half old pined & consumed wth it. pale of coleur. refuseth his vittayles & vomiteth it vp wth a coughing the 27 of Novemb. die . h. 11. 45. ant m. 1598. pater filio

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Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 228, f. 57v (upper left part of page)

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CASE11853: Horary consultation concerning John [Joan] Malins (PERSON13880)

Question asked by Goody Joan Malins (PERSON13903) on 7 December 1598 at 15:30

RN Iohn Malins a yere & a quarter lacking a fortnight as it were pined in all her lims & bodye hed a poer bare creature. cannot sleepe not at any time in a moneth or fortnight but crye and Drinke mater adduxit se{cū} filiolā veretr ne sit maleficio vl veneficio afflictus. Decēb. 7. die hor. 3. 30. mi. 1598 very short winded.

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Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 62v (upper right part of page)

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CASE11870: Horary consultation concerning Goody Frances Marshal (PERSON14021)

Question asked by Goodman Thomas Marshal (PERSON14014) on 12 December 1598 at 09:30

RN Frauncis Marshall of Newport very strangly can scarce speake, only maketh signes for water to coole her her mouth is furred white wth extreeme heate taketh her Drinke by a quill. first bound but yt I gave her vnbound her nowe in a laske & extreeme hot & drye Decēb. 12. die h. 9. 30. mi ant m 1598. troubled in her sleepe.

{sic} husband vxore sine cōsensu

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Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 65v (upper 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-patient-knowledge=Not%20specified, accessed 12 July 2020.