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CASE71509: Horary consultation concerning Lady Fynet (PERSON49508)

Question asked by Sir John Fynet (PERSON49507) on 10 March 1631 at 14:38

RN The lady Ferne Fynete of St Martyns in London. nata 1690 {sic}. betwixt miklemas & Christmas. neere about 40 y martch 10 h. 2. 38 p m. 163i |maritus vxore| /mente capta {aser}\

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Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 232, p. 158 (bottom left part of page)

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CASE11718: Horary consultation concerning Goody Elizabeth Honour (PERSON12890)

Question asked by Anonymous (PERSON17609) and Anonymous (PERSON17610) on 27 September 1598 at 09:15

RN Elisabeth Honour of Woulverton about 26 maried this 2 or 3 yeres. shee is lunatick & hath not the vse of her wits. about 3 a clock in the after noone 26 of Septemb. die they cam to my howse but I was not at home they came agayne about 9. 15 in moring {sic} wth her consent

Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 228, f. 35r (upper right part of page)

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CASE19541: Horary consultation concerning Elizabeth Fox (PERSON11898)

Question asked by Anonymous (PERSON18456) on 6 July 1601 at 13:00

RN Elis fox of Shenly 36|4|. Iuly 6. die hor. 1 p m. 160i

taken wth a feare in a wood thinking shee hard a voice ever sinc out of her wits.

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Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 404, f. 139r (upper left part of page)

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CASE74155: Horary consultation concerning Anne Savage (PERSON58310)

Question asked by Anonymous (PERSON41512) on 29 March 1632 at 13:00

RN An Savage of {illeg}|H|ardingt|e|stone 20 y march. 29 . h. 1. p m 1632. |{was} prsent {sic}| |was prsent.|

An Savage of Hardingstone 20 y march 29 . h. 1 p m 1632

brought a bed 6 weekes sinc senceles & witles no sences no memory at all speaketh she knoweth not what sencles /verse & froward sencles\ |she was prsent but senceles with out wit & memory.|

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 416, pp. 31, 33 (p. 31 bottom left, and p. 33 bottom right)

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CASE13548: Decumbiture for Alice Rawlins (PERSON15178)

Question asked by William Rawlins (PERSON15172) between 10 July 1598 and 16 July 1598

RN |1598| Alce Rawling the daughtr of will Rawling fell sicke. about munday morning about Iulij 10 die . 7. 30 ant {sic} she speaketh idlely & is bereaved of her speache & tounge boathe. & wites.

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Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 182, f. 217r (upper part of page)

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CASE13542: Decumbiture for Goody Elizabeth Miller [Richardson] (PERSON15311)

Question asked by Anonymous (PERSON17865) between 2 July 1598 and 16 July 1598

RN |1598.| Elsabeth Richardson tooke her sicknes the 2 of Iuly die h. intr 10 & 11. 10. 30 mi an m. 10. 15. shee hath an idle hed & speaketh foolishnes bereaved of her speach & of her wittes

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Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 182, f. 213r (upper 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.\

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Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 221, f. 50r (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,;f2-question-asked=Medical%3A%3ADiseases%20of%20the%20mind%3A%3ALost%20wits, accessed 26 February 2020.