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CASE32277: Horary consultation concerning Mr William Bedford (PERSON22067) and Bedford (PERSON22064) and Bedford (PERSON22065) and Anonymous (PERSON26482)

Question asked by Mr William Bedford (PERSON22067) on 15 October 1607 at 12:00

RN Mr Bedford of Hayford hard by mr lane came wth his 2 sons & wth the mopish scholer met me & went to mr By\r/rd Octob 15. h. 12. 1607 /very mopish\

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 193, f. 299v (upper right part of page)

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CASE55849: Horary consultation concerning Mr Skinner (PERSON58865) and Mr Edward Hurst (PERSON31990)

Question asked by Mr Skinner (PERSON58865) on 24 March 1623 at 15:29

RN Mr Skynner an Attorney of Hitching 55 y for his neighb Mr Hust & also for his owne disease wch is a shaking palsy not benūmed & mutch troubled wth the wynd Cholick |wheathr bath good.| body drye cōpl melanch.

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 218, f. 33r (bottom left part of page)

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CASE11633: Horary consultation concerning Mr Richard Napier [Sandy] [Richard Napier [Senior]] (PERSON5218)

Question asked by the patient on 17 August 1598 at 05:50

RN R. N. quærit morbū et morbi causā. Aug. 17. die h 4 |5.| 50 hor. 5. 50 m. colica et lapide et strang: 1598. et ilio dolorē cruciatū ex vento intruso a greeping of the guts

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 16v (upper left part of page)

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CASE50666: Horary consultation concerning Mr Dr James [Justice of the Peace] (PERSON52432)

Question asked by Mrs James (PERSON52439) on 20 April 1620 at 15:20

RN D Iames of Oxford st|ran|gly {sic} \straungly/ taken wth a palsye on the left syde of the face hand & leg taken at church & great red blatches in t|H|is fac & bodye & his ey swelling & f|H|is face a yere before & sinc he contenting certen sup witches & on being acquitted he felt his strange stitch on his s {sic} left syde by fits he supposeth yt the womā susp for a witch but quitted by the Iudges did hurte him the 24 of feb. sep a ap yt night at sup first taken. had his first fit after he talked wth mr Rob. Conye. feb 18. in ye after noone his first fit but his worst fit the 24 of feb when the sup witch was acquitted/

Mres Iames mentioned Mr Doctor Iames |of oxford| Ap. 20 h. 3. 20 p m. 1620 /she related all at this tyme/\

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 414, f. 5r (upper left, and upper right parts 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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CASE12005: Horary consultation concerning Oliver Whiting (PERSON17104)

Question asked by the patient on 28 February 1599 at 10:15

RN Oliver Whiting of Bedford troubled wth an ach in huckbone left side taketh it to be a sciatica. & thenc to his back & inside of his share came wth a cold or a listing as he thincketh more hot & then cold. 60 yeres old. came him selfe the 28 of feb. die h. 10. 3 20|i5| ant m. 1599. Spencers brothr in lawe & farnewels brother.

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 90r (upper left part of page)

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CASE55757: Horary consultation concerning Mr Carrol (PERSON45624)

Question asked by the patient on 14 March 1623 at 15:00 approx.

RN About 3 Mr Caroll came to me vttering his secreat

ever sinc mikle alhalloutyde yt he bought a purchas neaver well but feeleth him selfe very faynt & drye & exceeding thirsty in his stomacke & mouth & on the end of his tongue./ & as he Drinketh maketh water continually after drinking |cānot follow any busynes./|

Costive onc in 2 or 3 days./

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 218, f. 16v (bottom left part of page)

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CASE77757: Horary consultation concerning Bartholomew Thomson (PERSON60043)

Question asked by Anonymous (PERSON41925) on 1 July 1633 at 16:30

RN Bartholomew Tomson \Ill halfe a yere/ of newp 9. y. almost ten taken a weeke sinc {sic} \thursdy night/ taken a thursday night next a month was brought to me Iuly. 1. h. 4. 30 p m 1633.

had a bruise by thrusting him A|ag|aynst a Deske & bled at the nose mutch & sinc hath bene pyned & wasted in his flesh

looketh very pale /the child was brought to me in a Cradle. worst at night\

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 211, p. 278 (upper left, and bottom right parts of page)

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CASE44409: Horary consultation concerning Mr Edmond [Edward] Franklin (PERSON30611)

Question asked by the patient on 11 March 1617 at 15:30

RN Mr Edmunde franklin march 11. h. 3. 30 p m 1617 /in prsenc {he} {sic} melanch hypocōd. a mighty troubled brayne\

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 198, f. 79v (upper left part of page)

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CASE13349: Horary consultation concerning William Green (PERSON12348)

Question asked by the patient on 8 March 1597 at 12:30

RN Will. Grene venit ad me quærens morbū 1597 Martij 8. die h. 12. 30 m. after noone he had a sore legg wounded & broken wth a coggle. his principall disease his leg is swollen & ranckled.

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 182, f. 62r (upper part of page)

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CASE13654: Horary consultation concerning John Beech (PERSON9612)

Question asked by the patient on 18 April 1603 at 11:30

RN Iohn Beech not farre frō Luton came to me from my house at Linford to London to ta|l|ke wth me & to have my counsell Apr 18. hor. 11. 30. ant m. 1603.1

[Astrological Chart]

Notes:

1 ‘mynd disquieted but not distracted & healthy but troubled wth feare & fancyes.’ in chart

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 197, f. 21r (upper left part of page)

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CASE27272: Horary consultation concerning an Anonymous (PERSON21336)

Question asked by the patient on 17 May 1606 at 18:00

RN May 17. h {sic} hor 6 a|p| m 1606.

a mā came to me for a bruise wth a cart & syde & legs swelled to know wheathr good to let him blood.

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 215, f. 126v (upper left 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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CASE16542: Horary consultation concerning Thomas Saxbey (PERSON15637) and Saxbey (PERSON18791) and Saxbey (PERSON15635)

Question asked by Saxbey (PERSON15635) on 31 January 1605 at 12:00

GJ Thomas Saxby of Hartwell 20 y. Ian: 31 ho. 12 in mer. 1605 A payne in his backe and bones

[Astrological Chart]

Quærit vt morbo gallico laboret

His father brought his water togither wth his owne and his wives. he feares that he tooke the disease by one that breathed in his face about michelmas

Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 207, f. 235r (bottom left part of page)

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CASE1961: Horary consultation concerning Matthew Roberts (PERSON6092) and William Roberts (PERSON6094)

Question asked by Matthew Roberts (PERSON6092) on 27 June 1597 at 11:00

SF Mathewe Robart of 4{4} yeres of Ratlif

Willm Robart of 4 yers prsent 1597 the 27 Iun’ at xj an’ m’

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 226, f. 133v (upper right part of page)

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CASE28467: Horary consultation concerning Mr Vincent Goddard (PERSON12177) and Goddard (PERSON19733)

Question asked by Mr Vincent Goddard (PERSON12177) on 28 March 1605 at 16:38

RN Mr Vincēt Goddard came to me march 28 h. 4. 38 p m 1605.

mopish

I set this for mr Goddard aftrward.

[Astrological Chart]

Mr Goddard talked wth me touching his sonne & his fits halfe an houre be 12. {sic}

Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 216, f. 17r (upper right, upper left, and bottom left parts of page)

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CASE77518: Horary consultation concerning Mr Francis Catesby [Justice of the Peace] (PERSON22432) and Young Mr Thomas Catesby (PERSON45752)

Question asked by Mr Francis Catesby [Justice of the Peace] (PERSON22432) on 8 June 1633 at 15:20

RN Mr Catesbee \56 y/ s|b|roght his water wch was very thin Iune 8. h. 3. 20 p m 1633 /vryne like well water\

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 211, p. 210 (upper right, and bottom centre parts of page)

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CASE11682: Horary consultation concerning Mr Richard Napier [Sandy] [Richard Napier [Senior]] (PERSON5218)

Question asked by the patient on 11 September 1598 at 15:53

RN R N. valde ægrotabat corde capite et stomacho. quæritur causā. Sept. 11. die . h. 3. 53 m. post m. 1598 apoplexia et verti

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 27v (bottom left part of page)

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CASE13552: Interrogation (Question) concerning Goodman Thomas Reeve (PERSON15234)

Question asked by Mr Richard Napier [Sandy] [Richard Napier [Senior]] (PERSON5218) on 11 July 1598 at 12:09

RN Thom. Rive sent to me to come vp to him 1598. Iuly 11 die . h. 12. 45.

[Partial Astrological Chart]

|Thomas Rive| 1598 |Iulij 11. die h 12 {sic}| h. 12. 9. mi. p merid. in ipsa merid Tho. Rive. he is payned all over head harte chest he is very drye.

[Astrological Chart]

Th. Rive vtru vivet vl no.

[Preliminary Geomantic Chart]

[Geomantic Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 182, ff. 219v-221r (f. 219v upper, f. 220r upper, f. 220v upper, and f. 221r upper)

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CASE28547: Horary consultation concerning Henry Fisher (PERSON11750)

Question asked by the patient on 8 April 1605 at 07:30

RN Henry Fishr 40 y my man will. vnckle Apr 8. {h}|| hor. 7. 30 ant m. 1605. brought again his water. being not well. |metuit veneficiū|1

[Astrological Chart]

Notes:

1 ‘strāgly handled hed harte backe. a cold temples gydy headed’ in chart

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 216, f. 28r (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-sex=Male;f2-how-did-it-take-place=Question%20asked%20in%20person;f3-number-of-querents=Single%20querent;f4-question-asked=Medical, accessed 8 April 2020.