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CASE59962: Horary consultation concerning Mr Alexander Lovell [Lovet] (PERSON53910)

Question asked by the patient on 19 March 1625 at 09:15

RN Alexander Lovell of Hazlebeech a husb: in Northāpton sheere 50. y. mac|rc|h. 19 h {sic} hor: 9. 15 ant m 1625.

mynd troubled & will speak idlely & had physick & a S & mended {&} 2. y. sinc & now & is sore visited wth sickns {sic} anys {sic} this fortnight.

march 15 extree {sic} ill about 12. 30 p m 1625

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 217, f. 18v (bottom left, and bottom right parts of page)

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CASE69249: Horary consultation concerning Agnes Wright (PERSON62345)

Question asked by Wright (PERSON62306) between 22 August 1629 at 13:00 and 23 August 1629 at 15:00

RN Agnys Write of Arklebery 12 y lay the sonday after last Christmas h 8 3 9. 30 p m nata but her father sent for her & sayth yt on strooke her by the way like a man in a shadow at night & cryed out but noe mā could be seene & sick sinc it every d|o|ther day & will eate litle & talke fondly

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 406, f. 138r (upper right part of page)

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CASE78048: Horary consultation concerning Mr John Latch [Hatch] (PERSON53382)

Question asked by Lady Dorothy Jennings [Mrs Jennings] (PERSON52513) on 15 August 1633 at 08:38

RN The Lady Ienins for her husband \Mr Latch/ yt is very sick & somewhat senceles & speaketh idlely he knoweth not what ill ever sinc Mr Thomas was mayed {sic} brayne mynd & sences ill sick sinc monday night Aug. 15 h. 8. 38 ant m 1633 |at Hays| /keepeth his bed head burneth inwardly\ /feareth eyther his Death or yt he wilbe sencles\

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 211, p. 379 (upper left 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

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 182, f. 213r (upper 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%3ASickness%20%28passions%29;f2-question-asked=Medical%3A%3ADiseases%20of%20the%20mind%3A%3AIdle%20talk, accessed 8 December 2019.