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CASE49396: Horary consultation concerning Mr Thomas Withers (PERSON17293)

Question asked by the patient on 31 July 1619 at 07:30

RN Mr Th: Wythers of Newp. 40 y Iuly. 31 h {sic}. hor 7. 30. ant m 1619. |a gydy brayne.|

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 235, f. 130r (upper left part of page)

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CASE73266: Interrogation (Treatment) concerning Sir Kenelm Digby [Mr Kenelm Digby] (PERSON22921)

Question asked by Mr Richard Napier [Sandy] [Richard Napier [Senior]] (PERSON5218) on 28 October 1631 between 09:30 and 11:00

RN Sr Kenelme Digbie \being wth me/ had of me 2 glasses of the pul philosoph & on glas cū liquore sufused on the pulvis octob 28 h 9 30 ant m 163i |for vertigo & cōfort thīgs for ye breane|

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 212, p. 258 (upper left, and upper right parts of page)

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CASE77067: Horary consultation concerning Mr Archer (PERSON42828)

Question asked by the patient on 25 April 1633 at 18:20

RN Mr Archer of Royston. 53. y. Ap. 25. h. 6 20 p m 1633. /brayne drye\

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 211, p. 71 (upper left, and bottom right parts of page)

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CASE20219: Interrogation (Medical episode) concerning Mr Richard Napier [Sandy] [Richard Napier [Senior]] (PERSON5218)

Question asked by the patient on 10 January 1602 no earlier than 10:00

RN R N cerebro male se habebat Ian 10 hor 10 intr legendū in publico cætu deo favente quærit causa. 1602.

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 404, f. 262r (upper right part of page)

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CASE57864: Horary consultation concerning Robert Clark (PERSON46189)

Question asked by the patient between 8 March 1624 at 15:45 and 9 March 1624 at 09:00

RN Rob. Clarke of Hatfild 15 y last decēb. 1608. 12 days before borne a gydynes in his brayne hath had it 2 y it taketh him most in his head wth a gydynes.

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 413, f. 102r (bottom right part of page)

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CASE74546: Horary consultation concerning Joan Hall (PERSON50710)

Question asked by the patient on 7 May 1632 at 18:39

RN Ioane Hall|e| of Harborogh. a widow 36 y may 7 h. 6. 39 p m 1632.

desyrous to know the danger & to what it may come & wheathr it may alter the Constitution \of her brayne/ & wheather there be hope of taking away the sharpnes of her rheume

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 416, p. 143 (middle left part of page)

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CASE57528: Horary consultation concerning Anne Campion [Warren] (PERSON45535)

Question asked by the patient on 26 December 1623 at 08:00

RN An \Campion/ Warren decēb 26 h. 8. ant m 1623 \casteth all./ /a gydynes of ye brayne\ /of this towne\

[Blank Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 413, f. 47r (upper left part of page)

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CASE59495: Horary consultation concerning Anne Clark (PERSON46240)

Question asked by the patient on 5 December 1624 at 15:00

RN An Clarke of Adstock 67 y decēb. 5 h. 3 p m. 1624 a wedd next at night 5 weekes Dreamed in the night & was at her waking in a trance her {illeg}|s|ight & sences fayling her & is redy to sink away sodenly by fits in her sight & sences & swȳing of her brayne offreth to cast & to goe to stoole but cānot

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 402, f. 120r (bottom left part of page)

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CASE60737: Horary consultation concerning Goody Anne [Agnes] Southam (PERSON59288)

Question asked by the patient on 3 July 1625 at 13:39

RN An Southā of Croaton 33 y Iuly 3 h. 1. 39 p m 1625 was onc troubled wth mopishnes a yere sinc & stayd in or towne 3 weeks & tooke physick may {sic} tyms before yt she came to the towne & mended & was well god be thancked.

now cane {sic} agayn her selfe & cōplayned of a great heate all over her body brayne hot bac{ke}|ke| the right syde & chest.

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 217, f. 134v (upper 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%3AParts%20of%20the%20body%3A%3AHead%20and%20neck%3A%3ABrain, accessed 20 November 2019.