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CASE44985: Horary consultation concerning Thomas Pearson (PERSON34150)

Question asked by the patient on 23 May 1617 at 10:00

RN Thomas Pearson of kempson 50 y may 22|3| h. 10 ant m 1617 |tempted to despayre|

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 198, f. 172r (upper left part of page)

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CASE48199: Horary consultation concerning Mrs Alice Cuts (PERSON29615)

Question asked by the patient on 8 February 1619 at 11:00

RN Mres \Alce/ Cuts of london now wth Doctor Hughes |63 y| feb 8 h|| h. 11 ant m 1619.1

[Astrological Chart]

Notes:

1 ‘Desp.’ in chart

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 230, f. 163v (upper left part of page)

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CASE60517: Horary consultation concerning Susan Lawrence [Hampton] (PERSON32607)

Question asked by the patient on 25 May 1625 at 12:00

RN Susan Hampton of Shitlington 55 y May 25 . h. 12. 1625. despeareth.

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 217, f. 102r (upper left part of page)

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CASE64318: Horary consultation concerning Joan Arys (PERSON42881)

Question asked by the patient on 21 July 1627 at 14:00

RN Ione Arys of Barton Beggers Barton Iu 30 y Iuly 21. h {sic} hor 2. p m. 1627 |natus nata the evening:| /tempted to despayre\1

[Astrological Chart]

Notes:

1 ‘tempted to despayre.’ in chart

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 227, f. 168r (upper right part of page)

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CASE11921: Horary consultation concerning Alice Vans (PERSON16680)

Question asked by the patient on 4 January 1599 at 14:00

RN Alce Vans of Philgrave light headed despereth & sayth shee is cast away at 2 Ian 4 die h 2.

Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 228, f. 75r (bottom right part of page)

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CASE19524: Horary consultation concerning Matthew Altham (PERSON405)

Question asked by Mr Altham [Judge Altham] (PERSON404) on 11 October 1600 at 07:15

RN Mathew Altham Octob 11. die hor 7. 15. ant m. 1600 frater fratre sine consensu1

[Astrological Chart]

Notes:

1 ‘was in dispayre went to Drowne him selfe’ in chart

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 404, f. 136v (upper right part of page)

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CASE32545: Horary consultation concerning Jane Brograve (PERSON22248)

Question asked by the patient on 11 January 1608 at 09:38

RN Iane Brograve of Wapnā 68|6| y Ian 11. h. 9. 38 ant m 1608 light headed & ready to dispayre

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 193, f. 338r (bottom left part of page)

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CASE48748: Horary consultation concerning Joan Neighbour (PERSON33545)

Question asked by the patient on 17 May 1619 at 19:30

RN Ione Neighbour of Prince Risborough 32 y may 17 h. 7. 30 p m 16191

[Astrological Chart]

Notes:

1 ‘mopish despayring.’ in chart

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 235, f. 4r (upper right part of page)

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CASE49216: Horary consultation concerning Mrs Mary Olive [Hore] (PERSON33796)

Question asked by the patient on 12 July 1619 at 11:00

RN Mary Olive \Hores sister/ of Askot 30 y Iuly 12. h. 11 ant m 1619: /a yere sinc mightely hoaven & swelled. \now very leane & sclender./\1

[Astrological Chart]

Notes:

1 ‘melancholy & apt to depsayre’ in chart

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 235, f. 93r (upper left, and bottom right parts of page)

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CASE50564: Horary consultation concerning Alice Parrot (PERSON34057)

Question asked by the patient on 14 April 1620 at 13:30

RW Alice Parret of shitlington. y 28. d. h: 1. 30. p: m: Aprill. 14 1620. melancolica valde: desperans

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 213, f. 172v (upper right part of page)

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CASE50970: Horary consultation concerning Anne Gregory (PERSON50394)

Question asked by the patient on 31 May 1620 at 16:00

RN An Gre{illeg} {sic} Gregory {of} Hoxson 28 y May 31. h. 4. p m. 1620 /she came to open her greefe vnto me\1

[Astrological Chart]

Notes:

1 ‘tempted to despaire’ in chart

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 414, f. 60r (upper left part of page)

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CASE59419: Horary consultation concerning Thomas Hunt (PERSON52184)

Question asked by the patient on 12 November 1624 at 14:00

RN Thomas Hunt of Chellington 31 y novēb 12 h. 2 p m 1624 troubled wth sore temptations of Despayre 16 y very sorely of late 4 y. & now of late a fortnight since

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 402, f. 108v (upper left part of page)

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CASE64285: Horary consultation concerning Thomas Tookefild (PERSON60333)

Question asked by Judith Tookefild (PERSON60334) on 17 July 1627 at 16:00

RN Thomas Tokefild of racket court in flitstreete Iuly \a dyer/ Iuly 17. h 4. p {sic} 1627.

\Iudith Tokefild came to me at that tyne {sic}/ to write to her brother./ |mopish & incredulous & despayring of all helpe|

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 227, f. 163v (upper right part of page)

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CASE67775: Horary consultation concerning Catherine Smith (PERSON59150)

Question asked by the patient on 23 February 1629 at 15:20

RN Katherin Smyth of Hardwicke 40 {sic} |40| y Feb 23. . h. 3. 20 p. m. 1629 |hath 5 child: all living youngest 5 y|1

[Astrological Chart]

Notes:

1 ‘mopish ready to despayre by reason of her sins’ in chart

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 407, f. 64v (upper left part of page)

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CASE73975: Horary consultation concerning Florence Billing (PERSON44170)

Question asked by the patient on 9 March 1632 at 13:39

RN Florenc Billen of Halston by Northhampton a widow. 50 y march 9 h. 1. 39 p m 1632.

despayreth of gods grace

vide 28 of febr

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 212, p. 494 (middle left part of page)

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CASE78418: Horary consultation concerning Mary Bawe (PERSON43814)

Question asked by the patient on 8 October 1633 at 11:30

RN mary Bale \Bawe./ of wellinborough 38 y octob. 8 h 11. 30 ant m 1633. /hath 6 child. frighted ready to despare\

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 412, f. 1r (middle left part of page)

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CASE32616: Horary consultation concerning Rebecca Barber (PERSON21963)

Question asked by the patient on 21 January 1608 at 10:30

RN Rebecca Barber of luton 24 y Ian. 21. h. 10. 30 ant m. 1608.1

high coloured.

[Astrological Chart]

Notes:

1 ‘fearfull wavering despeareth.’ in chart

Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 193, f. 346v (bottom right part of page)

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CASE34743: Horary consultation concerning Elizabeth Chester (PERSON22486)

Question asked by the patient on 23 January 1609 at 13:15

RN Elis. Chester of flitwick. 28 y. a widowe Ian. 23. h. 1. 15 p m 1609.

afflicted in mynde./ ready to despayre./

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 229, f. 294r (bottom left part of page)

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CASE49270: Horary consultation concerning George Grange (PERSON31067)

Question asked by the patient on 19 July 1619 at 09:30

RN Georg Graing of Astrop by Tring. in Hartford sheere 50 y Iuly 19 h. 9 30 ant m 16191

[Astrological Chart]

Notes:

1 ‘troubled in mynd & despayring.’ in chart

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 235, f. 108r (upper left part of page)

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CASE53707: Horary consultation concerning Goody Mary Parker (PERSON56113)

Question asked by the patient on 15 March 1622 at 09:15

RN Mary Parker of Rawnson. 26 y March. 15. h. 9. 15. ant m 1622.1

[Astrological Chart]

Notes:

1 ‘mightely tēpted full of feare ready to despaire’ in chart

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 223, f. 24r (bottom 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, https://casebooks.lib.cam.ac.uk/search?f1-question-asked=Medical%3A%3ADiseases%20of%20the%20mind%3A%3ADespair, accessed 12 December 2019.