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CASE12464: Horary consultation concerning William Colles (PERSON10740)

Question asked by the patient on 15 May 1599 at 16:45

RN Mr Will: Co{l|e|}lles Colles of Parke berrye of 58 troubled sick this i6 yeres & hath had the Counsell of the most exte phisitions troubled wth a windy cause as he sayth cōming from his backe by a great heate & obstruction from my liver. also wth a bad stomacke elevating winde into my hed. wch causeth gydines or streming in my head wch cometh as he thinketh by the ascending vp of bad & melancholy humours & wth a shaking in my left hand mightely as it were the palsye but always very hotte. nowe of late wth the brevity of wind in my stomacke & chest & lately wth a mūmnes {sic} & tinckling in my hands. lips & sydes & face. this 15 of may. die h. 4. 45. p m. 1599.

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 164r (upper right part of page)

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CASE10647: Horary consultation concerning Thomas White (PERSON17057) and Susan White (PERSON17086)

Question asked by Thomas White (PERSON17057) and Susan White (PERSON17086) on 22 May 1600 at 11:30

RN Thomas White of Milten 56. may 22 die h. 11 30 ant m 1600 |a payne in his shoulders| payned in his head back & chest stuffed. faynt & feeble water good but yellowish. sande in his backe. a drye cough.

Susāna White of Milten Mres Androwes servant 18 a red coloured wenche legs sweld. hath the whites but very few of the reds. head & harte a swimminge.

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 202, f. 79r (bottom left part of page)

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CASE12301: Horary consultation concerning Anne Bourton (PERSON9905)

Question asked by the patient on 25 April 1599 at 08:30

RN An Bourton of Olny 26 yeres old. sick the ever sinc Lent tooke her in her hed hart & backe maried this 7 yeres had but on Child but yt god hath taken to his mercy. {s} {sic} it holdeth her nowe as an ague shaking her every day. & hat sweateth & is very hot after the shaking & hath as it were a thing lūbring in her chest very corpulent faynt & very feeble. hath a very painfull cough ready to Drawe vp hart & hall wth it & fetcheth blood very short winded. fetcheth vp fleume & water as cleare as a bell. Ap. 25 die . h. 8. 30. mi ant m. 1599. hath a very sore ague every day yt maketh her sweate exceedingly. hath not had this moneth her Courses sinc shee voyded a litle porrengr of clompered bloode/

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 138r (upper left part of page)

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CASE21973: Horary consultation concerning Henry Fisher (PERSON11750)

Question asked by the patient on 28 February 1605 at 09:00

RN Henry fishr of Eastcot a serving mā to my lord Harrington 40 y febr 28 hor. 9. ant m 1605. crased in braine put out of service by his Mres for the love of a mayd.1

[Astrological Chart]

he sent only to knowe when he should fynd me at home yt he might come over vnto me./

Notes:

1 ‘hed ill & gydye mynd troubled stomacke & hart ill.’ in chart

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 415, f. 224r (upper left part of page)

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CASE11932: Horary consultation concerning Toucher (PERSON16500)

Question asked by the patient on 3 January 1599 at 12:09

RN Mr {sic} Charels Tutcher Charles at Stonystratford at the swan of 2 neckes. 45. sick this fortnight. sonewhat {sic} Costive shee doth bleede & is very mutch stuffed in her chest can scarce tak her winde. ready to sound a grosse & fat woman. sent a poer woman. Ian. 3. die . h. 12. 9. mi. 1599. \at 1. p m /|twice & thrice a day bleedeth at ye nose. half a pint at a time \every othr daye/|

[Astrological Chart]

Charels Touchers wife hath not had her termes this 6 yeres her stomack hoven & her hed ill & backe her wombe & chest stuffed short winded. hart ill water good. yellowe but thin. taken a greefe for payment of monyes for her husb. brother for s{ur}tiship. 200li

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 77r (upper left, and upper right parts 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

[Astrological Chart]

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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CASE12134: Horary consultation concerning John Burton (PERSON10224)

Question asked by Anonymous (PERSON17668) on 25 March 1599 at 18:08

RN Iohn Burton of Cosgrave for his disease a boy of 9 yeres old kept his bed ever sinc tuesday. voyded wormes payned in chest belly & hart a stitch vndr his right \side/ a very hie coloured youth wth the vexation yt was pale before. all swollen frō the face to the granes. made no water sinc thursday. at 25 of March. die h. 6: 8. p. m 1599

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 111r (upper 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

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

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CASE11786: Horary consultation concerning Mr Andrew Knight (PERSON13447)

Question asked by the patient on 8 November 1598 at 14:52

RN Andrew Knighte of Newport 36. for the winde cholicke this moneth. & stone red sand & changeth it into blood as big as a {fe}tch somewhat yellowe. forced to \purge/ fleme yellowe Chollour in great abundanc right syde of the reanes of his back & so rūneth to the bottome of his belly. vrine hot & cōplexion wthout the fit. Novemb. 8. die h. 3. 2. 52. m. p m. 1598. extreeme payne in side & backe.

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 49v (upper left part of page)

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CASE11838: Horary consultation concerning James Greenwood (PERSON12385)

Question asked by the patient on 2 December 1598 at 10:15

RN Iames Greenewood of water eaton Doctr Spark tennet {sic} 50 yeres old. complayneth of his of h an old dysease of his harte now well & lusty but not long sinc almost ded in it. troubled wth a stitch on his right side & cometh over his hart ready to swounde. very cold wth it. of a high colour. stuffed in his Chest yt he can scarce tak his winde quærit Decēbr. 2. die . h. 10. 15. mi. 1598. his hart trembleth muday {sic} last sick lame.

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 228, f. 60r (upper right part of page)

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CASE12153: Horary consultation concerning Catherine Allen (PERSON9103)

Question asked by the patient on 27 March 1599 at 11:30

RN Katheron Allen at Newport 50 yeres old. amisse this {illeg} yeres assone as shee was delivered of a child paynd in her hed. & swollen in her face. aremes {sic} legs hoven in her body sweateth & her hed & neck & syde loketh very hie & is specled. short winded & faynte. March 27. die h. 11. 30. 1599

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 114r (upper left part of page)

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CASE12358: Horary consultation concerning Agnes Rutland (PERSON15542) and Ambrose Rutland (PERSON15539) and John Rutland (PERSON15540)

Question asked by Agnes Rutland (PERSON15542), Ambrose Rutland (PERSON15539) and John Rutland (PERSON15540) on 1 May 1599 at 12:10

RN Agnes Rutland of Newnton Longfild. 53. sick this day fortnight. payned in her hed harte & all the body over. cannot abide vp: costive onc in 2 or 3 days. maij 1. die h. 12. 10. m. 1599.

[Astrological Chart]

Ambrose Rudland of Newton her husband. a payne in his stomack & eyes. a Corpulent man & fully faced. eodem tempore/

Iohn Rutland wth a payne in his Chest & stomacke wyndye & a stitch in his syde

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 146r (upper right part of page)

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CASE12460: Horary consultation concerning Joan Freeman (PERSON11961)

Question asked by the patient on 15 May 1599 at 11:12

RN Ione freeman of Newp v 17 y. very sicke. sore at the hart & hath a thing arising in her throat ready to stop her winde & was almost dead last night & cryeth & taketh & sayth shee shall dye may the 15. die h. 11. 12. m. ant m. 1599. & of her thighes. every where a pricking of her {hart}

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 163v (upper right part of page)

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CASE13496: Horary consultation concerning Agnes [Anne] Malins (PERSON13900)

Question asked by the patient on 28 April 1598 at 09:00

RN An Malins 17 yeares old quærit causa morbi et remediu. 1598 Apr. 28. die h. 9a. ant merd {sic} nata fuit 1581. novemb. 11. die h {sic} at break of day every moone a breaking out in ye face. a peane in her head & hart every where /

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 182, f. 173r (upper part of page)

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CASE26065: Horary consultation concerning Agnes [Anne] Sandy [Stocker] [Berry] [Napier] [Stock] (PERSON15611)

Question asked by the patient on 19 April 1602 at 07:00

RN My Cosen Agnys Sandy for her infirmityes 22 y Apr 19 hor. 7. ant m 1602.

quærit causā of her sudden flushes shortwyndines fayntnes of stomacke & backe. throate ill yt she cānot eate in the bottome of her belly wonderfully

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Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 181, f. 37r (upper part of page)

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CASE49923: Horary consultation concerning Goodman William Young (PERSON37175)

Question asked by the patient on 9 November 1619 at 15:00

RN Will Young of Illing beyond St yeedes 58 y novēb. 9 h. 3. p m 1619.

an aguish thick red water. / sick the thursd before St Nich his day. a twelfemonth something smyt him on the chest le{illeg}|n|ing {sic} \leaning/ agaynst a tree by wth mutch gryping in his belly a swelling in his body sometymes hot & sometymes cold wth a nūmnes in his legs yt he cānot goe for it. loose body. cānot eate nor drinke by fits.

is vp every day more or les.

Is so swelled in his body yt he cā scarce get his cleathes togeathr by fits his legs

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 213, f. 51v (upper left part of page)

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CASE50453: Horary consultation concerning Mrs Margaret Franklin (PERSON30628)

Question asked by the patient on 29 March 1620 at 10:40

RN Mres Margaret Franklin of Bonehurst 24 y march 29. h. 10. 40 ant m 1620 \worst fasting/ hed full & dissye wyndy a cold stomacke hot liver full of melancholy greefe sinc her fathers death. face flushing hot & breaking out /vnmayed {sic}.\ /cold feete hot head\

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Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 213, f. 153r (upper right 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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CASE58675: Horary consultation concerning Jane Brown (PERSON45054)

Question asked by the patient on 30 June 1624 at 09:20

RN {Ia}ne Browne of Adington {2}9. y christ Iuly \Iune Iuly/ 20. 1595. sent to me Iuly Iune 30 h. 9. 20 ant m 1624 /neaver had child.\1

[Astrological Chart]

Iane Browne of Adin{gton} 29. y. Iune 30 h 19. 20 a{nt} m. 1624. paraliticall tormented wth heate & a burning payne in her belly & shooting into her legs & belly hath no vse of her lims cā not stand nor goe /sweateth mutch.\

Notes:

1 ‘lame miserablely tormēted wth raging payns & convuls in her legs day & night’ in chart

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 402, f. 3r (upper left, and upper right parts 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-question-asked=Medical, accessed 12 December 2019.