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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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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.

[Astrological Chart]

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

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CASE12139: Horary consultation concerning William Beard (PERSON9575)

Question asked by the patient on 26 March 1599 at 08:30

RN William Berde 54 yers old of Potters Perye. sick on weddensday last keepeth his bed vp & downe can not rest. sent to me his sonne 26 of March die h. 8. 30. mi. ant m. 1599. sick at hart & stomack ill. very hot. a great stitch & cough & reaneth mutch fleune {sic}.

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 111v (bottom right part of page)

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CASE17232: Horary consultation concerning Dorothy Abraham (PERSON9025)

Question asked by the patient on 14 June 1602 between 11:38 and 12:15

RN Dorothy Abraham of Stockgolding for sorenes in her left leg & foote. share & nowe gone into her huckbone & the small of her backe all over throat rūneth vp & downe her vaynes full & mutch payne in her vaynes

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 221, f. 92v (upper right part of page)

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CASE11891: Horary consultation concerning William Seer (PERSON15703)

Question asked by the patient on 21 December 1598 at 12:45

RN Will: Seere of haversham. 53 yeres old sitteth vp by the fier, very stiffe & hardly to {ground} onc in 24 houres complayneth of his body & lims & legs most in on of his sides all over his left syde ever sinc March last: first amisse not able to goe over the Dore threshall. sinc Alhalloutide. sent his wife to me Decēb. 21. die . h. 12. 45. 1598. on of his legs the left wonderfully swelled. a very diseased body & hath had a greate cough.1

[Astrological Chart]

Notes:

1 ‘feare lest he be beworded’ in chart

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 70v (upper left part of page)

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CASE12386: Horary consultation concerning Mrs Faith Gibbs (PERSON12125)

Question asked by the patient on 5 May 1599 at 10:30

RN Mres fayth Gybbes 50 sent to me againe the 5 of May. for a stiffnes in t & swelling & knobbes in t her wrest & inside of her wrests & hands, for a paine in her sinewes an {sic} an ache in her bones, hands & knees. altering from place to place. die . h. 10. 30 m ant m. 1599.

[Astrological Chart]

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

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CASE28534: Horary consultation concerning Mr Francis Farrar [Farren] [the elder] (PERSON11662)

Question asked by the patient and Old Mrs Martha Farrar [Farren] (PERSON11665) on 6 April 1605 at 12:00

RN Mr Francis farren of Harrold 55 y Apr 6. hor. 12 1605.

his wife came over wth him

face pimpled.

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 216, f. 26v (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.

[Astrological Chart]

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

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CASE10744: Horary consultation concerning Old Goody Agnes Lancaster (PERSON13548)

Question asked by the patient on 2 June 1600 at 10:15

RN Goody Lancastar of Milton. 50 y. Iune 2 die h. 10. 15. ant m. 1600 short winded hoven im {sic} her bodye belly brest. legs sore rancled & have rūning sores.

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 202, f. 93v (bottom left part of page)

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CASE53728: Horary consultation concerning Mrs Jane [Shonet] Wardley (PERSON21079)

Question asked by the patient on 19 March 1622 at 14:00

RN Shonet Wardley of Odyll. 50 y march. 19 h 2 p m 1622. feeleth a prickling in sundry t of her body suddenly & by fits every day. & is mutch payned in her brow mouth & a noyce in her eares/. they sper not in there body. catle.

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 223, f. 27v (upper left part of page)

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CASE70905: Horary consultation concerning Lady Marge Brete (PERSON44753)

Question asked by the patient on 25 May 1630 at 11:50

RN The lady Bret was let blood & tooke her vomyt {wch} {sic} gave her 3 vomyts & 12 stooles & Mr Wallys gave her a sleeping pill & after her awaking is sick & so also after meate

& cā not take any thing but it cometh vp & now is so weake as she is forced to keepe her bed Continually may 25 h 11. 50 p|a|nt m 1630.

Clysters & Cooling almond milkes her vryne thick & red desyreth another playster of {opicacū} for the splene

Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 194, p. 404 (bottom left part of page)

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CASE77396: Horary consultation concerning William Dymmingsdale (PERSON48243)

Question asked by the patient on 25 May 1633 at 09:30

RN Williā Dymmingsdale of Hutchin 58 y may 25 h {sic} hor 9 30 ant m. 1633.

Tooke a surfet a cough cānot eate nor drink but is sick after meate vntill it hath made him to cast it swelled in his belly almost every night /his thigh was broken\

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 211, p. 166 (middle centre, and bottom right parts of page)

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CASE78048: Horary consultation concerning Mr John Latch [Hatch] (PERSON53382)

Question asked by Lady Dorothy Jennings [Mrs Jennings] (PERSON52513) on 15 August 1633 at 08:38

RN The Lady Ienins for her husband \Mr Latch/ yt is very sick & somewhat senceles & speaketh idlely he knoweth not what ill ever sinc Mr Thomas was mayed {sic} brayne mynd & sences ill sick sinc monday night Aug. 15 h. 8. 38 ant m 1633 |at Hays| /keepeth his bed head burneth inwardly\ /feareth eyther his Death or yt he wilbe sencles\

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 211, p. 379 (upper left part of page)

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CASE79204: Horary consultation concerning Mrs Claire Wright [Wright] (PERSON37112)

Question asked by the patient on 21 December 1634 at 11:00

SRN My Cozon Clare wright of Southwarke London. 50. y. Decemƀ 21.  {sic}. h. 11. a. m. 1634.

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hath kept her bed this sennight a weake bad digestion. her meate rises sometymes like hard egs wch causes a great payne both in stomack & backe.

she can eate little or nothing she desires to haue something to strengthen her stomack. /much troubled with a stitch in her right side with a continuall payne in her stomack.\

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 412, f. 165r (upper left part of page)

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CASE10565: Horary consultation concerning Elizabeth Clark (PERSON10593)

Question asked by the patient on 14 May 1600 at 09:00

RN Elisabeth Clarke of Rhode {illeg}|5|0 y. maij 14 die h. 9 ant m. 1600

troubled wth an arising in her stomack lamenes in her armes & shoulders.

Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 202, f. 68r (bottom left part of page)

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CASE10782: Horary consultation concerning Matthew Rutland (PERSON15541)

Question asked by the patient on 9 June 1600 at 07:12

RN Mathewe Rutland of Newnton Longfild. Iune 9. die h. 7. 12. ant m. 1600 for a griping tormenting payne in his chest as it were the wormes. 50 y. old.

his breath stinketh voyded on worme

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 202, f. 100r (bottom left, and bottom right parts of page)

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CASE10864: Horary consultation concerning Robert Hodges (PERSON12825)

Question asked by the patient on 17 June 1600 between 13:15 and 15:30

RN Robart Hodges of Greenefild 50 a marid man nevr had child. hath purchased a ground of 2 Hundred pound & the next yere following was troubled wth som ill thing or two as big as mice wthin his shoulders wch when he bruised he was wonderfully prucked {sic}

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 202, f. 111r (bottom right, and bottom left parts of page)

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CASE12136: Horary consultation concerning Sir Henry [Harry] Longueville [the elder] (PERSON13773)

Question asked by the patient on 26 March 1599 at 10:30

RN Mr Longvile of {sic} Brodwell of Woulverton for his disease as he had a fever. 26 of March die h. 10. 30. ant m. 1599 a fayntnes & panting of the hart

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 111r (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-querent-age-band=050-059, accessed 9 July 2020.