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CASE57561: Horary consultation concerning Mr Oliver Boteler (PERSON28235)

Question asked by Lady Anne Boteler [Farrar] [Butler] (PERSON28242) on 3 January 1624 at 11:45

RN The lady \An/ Butler for her mr Oliver Butler 9 y next march bone {sic} 28 or 29 about 12 & on in the night. of Harolde sent to me for this child Ian 3 h {sic} hor 11. 45 ant m 1623 {sic}. extree {sic} weake & feeble & cā take no physick taken wth strang fits plucking his \right/ syde & rūneth to his back being holden harde & an extree {sic} cough almost halfe a yere. & is pyned & cā not stand nor goe Ill tong suspected

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 413, f. 53r (upper right part of page)

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CASE16959: Horary consultation concerning Agnes Olny (PERSON14562)

Question asked by Olny (PERSON14561) on 19 May 1602 at 09:45

RN Agnys Olny 38 y of Tebworthe in Chalgrave maij 19. hor. 9. 45. ant m. 1602. /maritus vxore furiosa et insaniētē sencles hath no vse of her wits. h {sic} light headed\ /a frenticke woman mad & laugh & inc mistermeth.\

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 221, f. 50r (upper left part of page)

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CASE43140: Horary consultation concerning Edward Gardner (PERSON30757)

Question asked by Mr Nichols (PERSON24638) on 6 April 1616 at 07:25

RN Mr Nichols of Wing for on of his fellowes \Edwards Gardiner/ growen into ye scurvy & dropsye yt before a yere sinc was recovered only by scurvygras now growen swelled his legs thighes & belly are very mutch swelled his appetite de{i}ected & 70 y cā take no purge fat corp & well coloured Ap 6 h {sic} hor. 7. 25 ant m 16i6. |breath short|

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 408, f. 51r (upper left part of page)

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CASE54679: Decumbiture for Goody Elizabeth Cockin (PERSON46446)

Question asked by Anonymous (PERSON39510) on 25 July 1622 at 11:11

RN She was taken strangly & sodenly but more yesterday then before Iuly 24. h 4|5| \5/ p m 1622. at sermō tȳe wthstrāg convulsions taking away her speach. & vse of her armes & her belly Did burne & trēble & was & is ever mightely tormōted wth sore tēptatiōs when she is most willing to serve god1

[Astrological Chart]

Notes:

1 ‘tēptation’ in chart

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 222, f. 8r (upper right part of page)

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CASE64602: Horary consultation concerning Elizabeth Horrell (PERSON51887)

Question asked by Anonymous (PERSON40516) on 17 September 1627 at 07:30

RN Elis Hurrell of Barton by Cambridge a widow 60 y sept 17. h. 7 30 ant m. 1627. Distracted of her wits sinc mydsomer. Doth Will curse & talk continually & be doing of some ill except she be tyed & will teare her cloathes & is senceles. fretfull & furious & cā sleepe litle light headed1

[Astrological Chart]

Notes:

1 ‘frentick senceles & furious’ in chart

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 227, f. 216r (upper right part 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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CASE66534: Horary consultation concerning Mr Francis Longueville (PERSON53870)

Question asked by Anonymous (PERSON40709) on 9 July 1628 at 06:45 or at 07:45 or at 08:45 or at 09:45

RN Mr Francis longfild 9 y of Brodwell Iuly 9 h. 45 ant m 1628

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 405, f. 102r (bottom right part of page)

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CASE43321: Horary consultation concerning Robert Ampes (PERSON27372)

Question asked by Anonymous (PERSON38068) on 4 May 1616 at 11:00

RN Williā

Robart Ampts of Sundon 72 {sic} feb 22. /1544\ \came/ may 4 h {sic} hor. 11. ant m. 16i6

ill in his head evr sinc sonday last quite bereaved of his sences. & cā make no answere. & was nevr so before. it seemeth yt he sawe some ill thing.

Nicholas d{illeg}|D|ay the myster {sic} susp for a bad mā mayed {sic} he & his wife agree not no child his neighb susp him given to ill vices pracheth every sonday.

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 408, f. 79r (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.

[Astrological Chart]

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

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CASE12097: Horary consultation concerning Mrs Isabel Dormer [Young Goody Dormer] (PERSON11358)

Question asked by Goodman Robert Dormer (PERSON11355) on 18 March 1599 or on 19 March 1599 at 09:30

RN Dormar for his wife at Woulverton. 24 yeres old ho payned this 18 of March die h. 9. 30. mi. ant m.

Isbell Dormer of Woulverton 28. sick this quartr of this yere in her stomack & harte & her right side & right arm supposing yt her liver is growing to her side. die . h. 9. 2|3|0. 1599. shee doth swound wth it worst at mornings.

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 105r (upper right part of page)

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CASE12231: Horary consultation concerning Robert Kent (PERSON13316)

Question asked by Anonymous (PERSON17677) on 9 April 1599 at 10:30

RN Robart Kent of Walton 2 yeres old. on friday afore Christmas. about 11. 30. mi. consumed to nothing had a bunch vppon his thiges {sic} broken out & pined any face the best t of him. Ap. 9. die . h. 10. 25|30|. mi 1599. cannot stande. nor goe very well. it doth cough. Katherine Parkins gave thē hard wordes.

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 124v (bottom, bottom left, and bottom right parts 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

[Astrological Chart]

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

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CASE13536: Horary consultation concerning Goody Elizabeth Miller [Richardson] (PERSON15311)

Question asked by Goodman Thomas Richardson (PERSON15301) on 14 July 1598 at 07:45

RN Millers 1598 Iul. 14. die h. 7. mi. 12. 45 m. Thomas Richardson for his wife. to know what wilbe her end. about 30 yeres old. shee suspecteth shee hath bene bewitched light headed & talketh mutch of the devill shee can not speake sometimes in her fit letteth out her excrement.

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 182, f. 209v (upper part of page)

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CASE61556: Decumbiture for Margaret Howlet (PERSON52018)

Question asked by Anonymous (PERSON40223) on 30 January 1626 at 08:00

RN troubled wth strang convulsions the wench the morow on \St/ Stephens Daye sep a ap . p h. 8 ant m 162{6}|5| & swounded at that tyme & hath bene troubled wth convulsiōs ever sinc

[Astrological Chart]

Marg Howlet taken wth strang fits of convulsions & wythering of her face & neck St {sic} Decēb. 26 h. 8 ant m 1625

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 224, f. 82r-v (f. 82r bottom right, and f. 82v upper left)

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CASE18754: Horary consultation concerning Mr Piggot (PERSON14917) and Mr George Piggot (PERSON14922)

Question asked by Mr Piggot (PERSON14917) on 5 January 1601 at 08:54 or at 09:00 or at 09:30

RN Mr Pigget of lathbury for him selfe & his brothr.

Mr George of Bechapton

prior habet hemeroydes. altr vniursalē debilitate corp. me{illeg}|{tu}|s venef. Ian. 5 die h. 8. 4|5|4. ant m. 1600 {sic} hor. 9. {illeg}|h|or. 9. 30. ant m.

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 404, f. 2v (upper left part 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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CASE11857: Horary consultation concerning Thomas Dudley (PERSON11386)

Question asked by Anonymous (PERSON17639) on 8 December 1598 between 09:45 and 11:50

RN Thomas Dudly nowe 5 yeres old next miklemas natus erat Sept 15. die h 1. p m. hath his health well & eateth his meate. about harvest last began to have a rising in his throte ready to stop his wind & speach in always when he beginneth to sleepe then it hath held him sinc miklemas the last time it tooke him it bete him on friday last. going to sleepe. ready to skreame & skrike in the fit.

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 63v (upper left part of page)

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CASE37971: Nativity for Elizabeth Seabrook (PERSON35166)

Question asked by Goody Elizabeth Seabrook (PERSON35165) on 27 April 1611 between 10:20 and 11:25

RN Elis Seabrooke will not suck her mother. {illeg}|b|orne Apr 13. h {sic} hor. 3 \38 {sic} 40./ p m /or about 5 rather\ 1611. sent to me f {sic} her mother for this child to know the cause & what was to be Done in this case.

[Astrological Chart]

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 200, f. 76v (upper left part of page)

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CASE51193: Nativity for Savage (PERSON58298)

Question asked by Anonymous (PERSON39121) on 11 July 1620 between 06:39 and 10:15

RN Captayne Savage his child borne Iuly 6 h. 11. 30 ant m 1620

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 414, f. 103v (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-patient-consent=Not%20specified;f2-time-of-day=AM;f3-judgment=Yes;f4-document-type=Case;f5-question-asked=Medical, accessed 10 July 2020.