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CASE70913: Horary consultation concerning William Story (PERSON59714) and Margaret Wyn (PERSON62414)

Question asked by Anonymous (PERSON41199) on 25 May 1630 at 18:20

RN Williā Stoary of St Albions 12 y the 30 of August next twixt 6 & 7 in ye morning at Saraz{ings} head about Easter was 12 monthe may 25. h 6 20 a|p| m 1630.

her mayd cōtinth {sic} Lame & hath spots about her thighs & Knees.

his legs

the child cōplayneth of his loynes& legs & of a payne of his Left syde & also hath a dry cough.

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wheathr fit to make an issue Is lame & goeth wth payne

was prty well sinc Easter was a twelfmonth when & where.

will. Stoary 12 y may 25 h. 6. 30 p m 1630

Lame in his loyns Legs & left syde payned

There mayden yt was Lame. Marg. Wynne at the same tyme.

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 194, pp. 406-407 (p. 406 bottom right, p. 406 bottom left, and p. 407 upper left)

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CASE37805: Horary consultation concerning Mr Adrian Fortescue (PERSON19645) and Mrs Mary Fortescue (PERSON30516) and Mr William Fortescue (PERSON30513)

Question asked by Lady Grace Fortescue [Grace Manners] (PERSON19647) on 3 April 1611 between 15:00 and 16:00

GJ Mr Adrian Fortescue and mrs Mary Fortescue have taken thrice of their physicke and wrought well wth them, the gentlewoman sicke the first taking, and well since, her stomack better, but her head as it was

Mr Adrian sicke wth his physicke on monday last and tooke none since he sleepes not well, is growen weake and his waxen kernells remayne. / my Lady think that if he continue so it will bring him to a consumption She desyres to have some course for mr willm Fortescue 10 y. wch hath also an Itche. Desyres to be satisfyed how this Itche comes whether by overheating the bloud wth violent exercise. & whether they shall continue the rest of the physike.

Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 200, f. 52v (bottom right part of page)

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CASE57900: Horary consultation concerning Mr Oliver Boteler (PERSON28235) and Ursula Clark (PERSON10635)

Question asked by Lady Jane Boteler (PERSON28244) on 13 March 1624 at 12:30

RN The lady Butler touching her child yt is well amended of his fits ye{d}|t| weake & not able to goe feets & legs swell still & cānot sleepe a weeke togeathr till after a eleaven in ye morning |marh {sic} 13 h {sic} h 12 30 p m 1624| sent for her neighb vrsula Clarke 50 y March 13 h {sic} hor. 12. 30 p m 1624

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 413, f. 108r (upper right part of page)

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CASE10178: Horary consultation concerning Mrs Margery Dayrell (PERSON11218) and Dayrell (PERSON11204) and Dayrell (PERSON11205) and Mrs Rebecca Dayrell (PERSON11206) and Dayrell (PERSON11207) and Mrs Mary Dayrell (PERSON19461) and Elizabeth Dayrell (PERSON11216) and Mrs Anne Dayrell (PERSON11214)

Question asked by Mrs Margery Dayrell (PERSON11218) on 17 March 1600 at 13:45

RN Mres Margery Dorrle \Mary Dayrle/ of Lillingstone Dorrle 44 at Candlemas last. for a payne in the sowles of her feete as it were a sprene. March. 17 die h. 1. 45 p m. 1600. this shooteth vp into the top of feete

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Elisabeth Dayrell 2i y. also this gentlewomā craveth my Counsell for her wch is of 2i yere yt had the greene sicknes but is well cured of it. but hath a litle sore on her leg of the bignes of a halpeny this halfe yeere.

her watr \very/ good & a pr gentlewoman.

An dayrell tr 19 y troubled wth the greene sicknes shortwinded greeped about the hart & stuffed.

Mres Derrell craveth furthr my Counsell for 4 \5/ childrē. on of 6 anothr of 5. anthr {sic} of 8 troubled wth an itch & wax kernels.

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 202, ff. 15v-16r (f. 15v upper right, f. 16r upper left, and f. 16r bottom left)

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CASE66410: Horary consultation concerning John Evans (PERSON48624) and Anonymous (PERSON40698)

Question asked by John Evans (PERSON48624) on 19 June 1628 at 18:00

RN {I}ohn Evans of the Mynrys in London Iue {sic} 19 h. 6 p m. 1628

writeth for a gent mā

first vnfoldeth his owne greefe how he is wrōged & cosened of all yt he hath & therby he his wife & childrē broght to great want & misery craveth my Counsell & instruction

Also writeth in the behalfe of a gentlemā yt having taken an extreme cold & prsently an exceeding greefe for the Death of his wife & {th}erby cast Downe into sicknes & mutch melancholy of a sanguyne cōplexion his sicknes & melancholy is mutch abated & now his voice is almost Lost yt he s cānot {sic} \on cānot/ spea heare on \him/ that speaketh {sic} \to speake/ a yard of

cōplayneth of something about the pit of his throate his voice is only low & weake but not troubled wth any fault in noncing but cleere inough every where no physick but cōplayneth of the coldnes of his stomack & head & sone {sic} stoppage about the begying of his nose cold flegme & cold head & defect in hearing hath 2 great manyscripts of physick yt he is Desyrous I should vse craveth vnder god my consayle for the frind his gentleman

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 405, f. 80r (upper left part of page)

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CASE11789: Horary consultation concerning Ralph French (PERSON11964) and Anne French (PERSON11967)

Question asked by Ralph French (PERSON11964) on 9 November 1598 at 11:30

RN Radolp: french. 46. s minister of Stock hamon. 9 of november. die . h. 11. 45. 30. for his reume & his wife. arising frō his belly to his chest leeke led hard & hoven in his belly full of winde |1598|

an his wife an ach & gydines in her hed.

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Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 50r (upper left part of page)

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CASE16760: Horary consultation concerning Mr John Spencer (PERSON16026) and Alice Faulkner [Vescy] (PERSON11680)

Question asked by Mr John Spencer (PERSON16026) on 30 March 1602 at 09:00

RN Iohn Spencer of W|S|r Robart Spencers servant. Martij 30 hor. 8. 9. ant m. 1602. cōplayneth of his left syde & spleene & swelling of his legge.

quærit {illeg}|r|emediū Aloysia faulkner 23 y. troubled wth the greene sicknes hath taken many vomits but noone would worke wth her craveth a vomit sick in ye stomacke quærit an \an {sic} alce faukner/ virū diligit nec ne.1

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Notes:

1 ‘mutch greef & discontment {sic}’ in chart

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 221, f. 22r (upper right part of page)

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CASE13120: Horary consultation concerning an Anonymous (PERSON17772) and Goody Alice Barnes (PERSON9486)

Question asked by Mr Robert Brough (PERSON10080) on 26 February 1600 at 10:30

RN Mr Brough for a gentlemā a frind of his an {sic} a guest who is troubled wth the heate of the liver ascendeth vp to his head & throote every night & into his legs as it were a dropsye & voydeth more vpward then downward taken mutch wth a cold Crampe that he cannot styrre febr. 26 die  {sic} 10. 30. ant m. 1600 & for Goody Barnes a baker of stony stratford

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Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 276v (upper right part of page)

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CASE69055: Horary consultation concerning William Tomkins (PERSON60265) and Francis Tomkins (PERSON60257) and Marge Tomkins (PERSON60281)

Question asked by Anonymous (PERSON40971) on 25 July 1629 at 12:40

RN William Tomkins \9 y cānot feed him selfe toucheth his hands & legs evr sinc Easter./ Francis Tomkins 17 y {sic} |7 y| a boye Marg. Tomkins 14. y.

Williā Tomkins was stroken suddenly. lame in all his lims & cā speake but a litle yt on cā scarce vnderstand & when he goeth he rūneth as on yt should light on his head all halloutyde the weddensday after Alhalloutyde was 4 y. hath bene thick of hearing a weeke & curst wth all.

his right arme as stiffe as a stake came all to me at onc Iuly 25 h {sic} hor. 12. 40 p m 1629 All of thē prsent

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 406, f. 111r (upper left part of page)

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CASE12477: Horary consultation concerning Roger Riecross (PERSON15330) and Mary Riecross (PERSON15332)

Question asked by Roger Riecross (PERSON15330) on 17 May 1599 at 12:30

RN Rogar Riecrose of Stonystratford. 30. y. fore a sore eye {illeg} {sic} bloodshoten. & hed payned & troubled wth the winde. may the 17. die . h. 12. 30 1599. hot & scaldeth in his hed. & eye./

[Astrological Chart]

Mary Riecross of Stonystratford 6 yeres cōplayneth of her belly sick this 12 moneth.

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 166r (bottom right, and bottom left parts of page)

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CASE77291: Horary consultation concerning Mrs Eleanor Aylet [Goody Aylet] (PERSON43142) and Mrs Eleanor Aylet (PERSON43141)

Question asked by Mrs Eleanor Aylet [Goody Aylet] (PERSON43142) on 16 May 1633 at 07:00

RN Mres Aylet Elner Aylet of Magdalen Laver in Essex 40. May 16 h 7 ant m 1633

came into my prsenc wth there waters

her daughter Elenor Aylet 17 y mopish & idle headed for 4 yeres & her shoulder bone come out & goeth crooked

had a great cold in her head & cānot be removed

her mynd troubled wth divrse conceits & feares

very healthfull in her body.

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 211, p. 136 (upper left, and upper right parts of page)

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CASE77507: Horary consultation concerning Anne Silvester (PERSON58757) and Silvester (PERSON58755)

Question asked by Anne Silvester (PERSON58757) on 8 June 1633 at 06:00 or at 07:30

RN An Silvester of Hunsdon in Hartford sheere 42 y Iune 8 h {sic} hor 6 ant m 1633

strangly handled in her feete wth pulling & gnawing her feete wth extremity of payns & her hands pill all over & the tops wore away wth the payne & did extremely vomyte at the first for 4 days 16 weekes. & had 2 child wch vomyted sorely & on child dyed & she cānot sit vp nor goe but as she she {sic} is caryed nor cānot abyde any to touch her hands & feete & are extreme hot

vryne very good Iune 8. h {sic}. hor 6 ant m 1633. /h. 7. 30 ant m 1633\

[Astrological Chart]

Iune 8 h {sic} hor 6. ant m 1633.

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 211, p. 206 (upper left, upper right, and middle centre parts of page)

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CASE79175: Horary consultation concerning Mrs Faith Sage (PERSON58116) and Sage (PERSON58113)

Question asked by Mrs Faith Sage (PERSON58116) on 7 October 1634 between 09:45 and 14:00

SRN Fayth Sage of High Lauer for a litenes in her head. & a papue in her Teeth & a trembling at her heart.

her Husband was taken with a payne in her|is| backe that he can hardly goe./.

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 412, f. 157r (upper right part of page)

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CASE15761: Horary consultation concerning Elizabeth Hayes (PERSON12687) and Hayes (PERSON12686)

Question asked by Elizabeth Hayes (PERSON12687) on 18 October 1603 at 09:50

GJ Elsabeth Hayes of Turvy 43 y Octob. 18 ho. 9. 50 a m. 1603. |wind in the stomacke.| A dry Cough An Itche and as it were a dry scurfe. Hath a Childe of 2 yeere old sucking on her, the childe very poore & will take nothing but the brest can neither go nor speake: borne the saturday fortnight after midsomer 1601 betwene 8 & 9 at night quiet in the day but very vnquiett all night. very cold, swelled in the body of late. the mother nunquā habuit menstrua since she had this child.

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 207, f. 150r (bottom left part of page)

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CASE10120: Horary consultation concerning Mary Bridges (PERSON9997) and Judith Bridges (PERSON9995)

Question asked by Bridges (PERSON9994) on 29 February 1600 at 09:30

RN Mary Bridges of Wicken 15 y. full of aches in her lims & bones & cannot abyde any to touch her is caried to bed. bye her other sister Iude Bridges lyeth as on in a traunce & will laugh at them. febr. 29 die  {sic} 9. 30 y. {sic} ant m. 1600.

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 202, f. 4r (upper left part of page)

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CASE14059: Horary consultation concerning Mrs Temperance Wilson [Duncombe] (PERSON17160) and Mr Barber (PERSON9431)

Question asked by Old Mrs Duncombe (PERSON11408) on 24 September 1603 at 09:00

RN Mres Duncōbe sent vnto me for her eldest Daughter of 18 y sept 24 hor 9. ant m 1603 her watr good motes in it

& for on Mr Barber. whose watr hath red sand armes & backes & shouldr a bad stomacke

his watr hie coloured full of dregs & heares.

Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 197, f. 86r (bottom left part of page)

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CASE59600: Horary consultation concerning Mrs Elizabeth Jennings [Latch] (PERSON52517) and Mrs Frances Latch [Little Frances] (PERSON53383)

Question asked by Lady Dorothy Jennings [Mrs Jennings] (PERSON52513) on 6 January 1625 at 16:00

RN Mr {sic} Iēnings for her daugher Elis Ienyngs & franke troubled wth {watering} blysters & Mres Elisab: Ienens troubled wth a sore rheume in her eys & franke wth a kernell vnder her throate as she was last yere. Ian {illeg} {sic} 6 h. 4 p m. 1625.

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 402, f. 135v (bottom left part of page)

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CASE61683: Interrogation (Receiving message) concerning Sir Thomas Middleton [the son] (PERSON33214) and Mrs Christian Napier [Young Lady Ersfeild] (PERSON33479) and Lady Mary Middleton [Sandy] [Napier] (PERSON25254) and Mr Richard Napier [the nephew] [Sir Richard Napier] (PERSON18784)

Question asked by Mr Richard Napier [Sandy] [Richard Napier [Senior]] (PERSON5218) between 27 February 1626 at 14:00 and 28 February 1626 at 11:40

RN I receaved a letter frō Sr Th. Mydleton & the lady Earsfild & old Sr Rob Napeir feb {illeg} 27. h 7. 3|4|0. p m. 1625|6| frō Sr Rob touching Rich busynes yt he would goe to London & see what he can doe wth the Archebishop.

2. frō Sr Th nydleton & the lady Earfild touching the lady Midletons conv{ul}sive c{illeg}|rā|ping cholick |feb: 27. h. 7. 20 p m 1626|1

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cōmendeth her pils best.

Notes:

1 ‘a wynd cholick c{illeg}|rā|ping & convulsiv’ in chart

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 224, f. 105v (upper right part of page)

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CASE13893: Horary consultation concerning Agnes [Anne] Linge (PERSON13726) and Elizabeth Linge (PERSON13727)

Question asked by Anonymous (PERSON17902) on 6 July 1603 at 10:00

RN An lingnes of great brickhill 10 y. Iuly. 6. hor. 10. ant m 1603. Esila Elisabeth lingne 9 y.1

[Astrological Chart]

Notes:

1metuit veneficiū malarū linguarū.’ in chart

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 197, f. 59v (upper right part of page)

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CASE28951: Horary consultation concerning Young Mrs Mary Haselrigg (PERSON12633) and Mr Donald Haselrigg (PERSON12631)

Question asked by Anonymous (PERSON21516) on 8 May 1605 at 11:20

RN Mres Mary Hazelrigge 10 y maij 8 h 11. 20 ant m 1605

Mr Donald Hazelrigge 5 y voydeth mutch filth at h at boath his nostrels stincking not sick wth it c{orre} feare of some Impostumation of hed.

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 216, f. 88r (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-patient-consent=Not%20specified;f2-number-of-patients=Multiple%20patients;f3-question-asked=Medical, accessed 17 February 2020.