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CASE14754: Horary consultation concerning Mr Matthew Claver (PERSON10637)

Question asked by the patient on 6 April 1603 at 10:06

GJ Mr Mathew Claver of Foskett. sent his water wth a letter April. 6. ho. 10. 6 a m. 1603 Wherin he Complayneth of a trembling hastynes and fulnes of his head & sences his body full of wynde, a great noyse in his left eare many tymes troubled wth a stitche in the small of his backe. The mouth of his stomacke doth most annoy his head for wch he hath taken Conserve of Anthos

Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 207, f. 42r (bottom 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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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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CASE21905: Horary consultation concerning Lady Cook (PERSON10852)

Question asked by Mr John Bird (PERSON9741) on 12 January 1605 at 14:40

RN Ian. 12 h. 2. 3|4|0 I was sent for & Intreated by Mr Byrd to goe to my lady 1605. {sic} Cooke who was very ill & sick of a great wyndynes in her stomack & a burning ague

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 415, f. 212v (bottom left part of page)

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CASE43036: Horary consultation concerning Lady Susan Longueville [Mrs Susan Longueville] [Lady Susan Grey] (PERSON32785)

Question asked by the patient on 16 March 1616 at 11:00

RN The lady Susā longfild \Graye/ march. 16 h {sic} hor. 11. ant m 16i6. sent her wate{r} aguish. melanch hottish weak rising in her stomacke./ |29 y|

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 408, f. 31r (bottom right part of page)

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CASE12322: Horary consultation concerning Mrs Faith Gibbs (PERSON12125)

Question asked by the patient on 26 April 1599 at 09:30

RN fayth Gibbes of Wicken 46. amisse in her sinewes cannot gripe any thing wth her hands so feeble & weake sometimes in hir feete & knees all swollen & keepe there naturall colour. of a good cōplex. & light harte. sent to me this 26 of Ap. h. 9. 30. ant m. 1599. a great paine in her armes. could not cut her meate.

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 140v (upper left part of page)

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CASE12331: Horary consultation concerning Goody Joan Kittre (PERSON13436)

Question asked by the patient on 27 April 1599 at 11:00

RN Goody Kittre hath a sore ague hath a longe time continued on her sent to me for my Counsell wheathr good to let bloode Ap. 27 die h. 11. ant m. 1599.

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 142r (bottom left part of page)

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CASE15423: Horary consultation concerning Mr R. Alway (PERSON9127)

Question asked by the patient on 4 August 1603 at 12:45

GJ Mr Alway sent for me to come to him being very sicke payned in the head having taken a cold August 4 ho 12. 45 p. m. 1603

Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 207, f. 115r (upper left part of page)

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CASE30095: Horary consultation concerning Lady Grace Fortescue [Grace Manners] (PERSON19647) and Young Mrs Frances Fortescue (PERSON19648)

Question asked by Lady Grace Fortescue [Grace Manners] (PERSON19647) on 20 December 1605 at 12:00

RN my ladye fortiscue of Saldon sent for a quart of bugloes watr decē{b} 20 h. 12. 1605.

& h|M|res francis fortiscue greene sicknes left syde cough

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 216, f. 257v (upper right part of page)

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CASE30229: Horary consultation concerning Mrs Swaddon (PERSON20912)

Question asked by Dr Swaddon (PERSON25642) on 1 November 1606 at 12:15

RN Doctor Swaddon for his wife of great Horwood 50 y novēb 1. hor 12 15. p m 1606

sent her watr a|&| a lettr strangly visited wth ach sometymes in her left shoulder sometymes in her backe & tormēted in belly & stomack his his {sic} request is yt I would come to him

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 193, f. 11v (upper left part of page)

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CASE37610: Horary consultation concerning Walter Cheese (PERSON28872)

Question asked by Anonymous (PERSON37483) on 25 February 1611 at 16:15

RN Water Cheese of Stony stratford borne the last night being about betwixt 5 & six 20 weekes sinc. her disease & first fit tooke it feb 21 h 4. p m 1611. it did shake wth the hands & wryteth {sic} ye mouth & hed & clutcheth the hands & grypeth. & falleth. the first daye 2 fits. yesterday & this day may {sic} fits.

water good.

{sen}|{wro}|te to me febr. 25 h. 4. 15. p m 1611.

Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 200, f. 23v (bottom left part of page)

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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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CASE11881: Horary consultation concerning Old John Risely (PERSON15344)

Question asked by the patient on 18 December 1598 at 08:40

RN Iohn Risely of Rawnstyn 63|7|{sic} 67. hath bene sick on weddensday last 6 weekes sound in body but bursten this 16 weekes. he was wont to be troubled wth a wind Cholick. nowe last of l {sic} all wth an issue on his navell eaten in an Inche deepe but nowe growen vp againe saving that it hath a litle hole in it wc when they went to stoppe it put him in danger of death. sent his sonne to me he kepeth his bed nowe & then payned in his back & pricking & shooting in his navell {virs} an end. bleedeth every foote & wetteth a handkerchir. Decemb. 18. die . h. 8. 40: mi. 1598. goeth ill to ground

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 68r (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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CASE36498: Horary consultation concerning Mr William Turvey (PERSON25835)

Question asked by the patient on 8 September 1609 at 08:30

RN Mr Turveys \of Wicken/ vomyt gave him eight reasonable grat vomits. his purge gave him 6 stooles on vomyt & aftr his vomyt some 3 stooles more more bound after his physick hath bene let blood. & it was very blue full of melancholy blood sinc his letting blood his wynd collicke \in his/ backe & syde mutch eased. & nowe cōplayneth as before wth a rūning humour in his feete & desyres when tyme shall serve to blede them.

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 203, f. 153r (upper left part of page)

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CASE45480: Horary consultation concerning John Dore (PERSON29876)

Question asked by the patient on 18 August 1617 at 08:00

RN Iohn D{ore} of leanden sent his water & would have had a dyet drink & somewhat for the Iaunddish ptysick and Dropsy. & I woud send him none Aug 18 h. 8 {illeg} ant m 1617.

Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 220, f. 68v (bottom right part of page)

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CASE26510: Horary consultation concerning Young Mrs Frances Fortescue (PERSON19648)

Question asked by Lady Grace Fortescue [Grace Manners] (PERSON19647) on 27 December 1605 at 08:30

RN my lady fortiscue sent for me to come to her wench {sic} \Daughter/ who was mightely hoven in her belly face stomacke watr good francis fortiscue 9 y decēb 28 |27 | 1605.

they sent her watr in the morning h 8 30. ant m 1605.

Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 215, f. 2r (bottom part of page)

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CASE32406: Horary consultation concerning Lady Farmer (PERSON11646) and Mrs Mary Farmer (PERSON23135) and Stafford (PERSON25554)

Question asked by Lady Farmer (PERSON11646) on 12 November 1607 at 11:00

GJ My Lady Farmer of Eastoneston sent her vrine and her daughter Maries Novemb. 12. ho 11 a m. 1607

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 193, f. 318v (bottom right part of page)

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CASE37257: Horary consultation concerning Lady Feilding [Field] (PERSON23152)

Question asked by the patient on 26 April 1610 at 11:00

RN Lady fild sent her water at Ashby lady villers daught 22 y Apr 26 h. 11. ant m 16i0

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 329, f. 64r (upper part of page)

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CASE55239: Horary consultation concerning Mr Thomas Rudd (PERSON15500)

Question asked by the patient on 6 November 1622 at 10:00

RN Mr Rud sent his water novēb. 6 h. 10 ant m. 1622.

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 222, f. 107r (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-practitioner-is-astrologer=Yes;f2-info=Urine;f3-how-did-it-take-place=Question%20sent;f4-language=English;f5-question-asked=Medical, accessed 8 August 2020.