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CASE37084: Decumbiture for William Trist (PERSON25811)

Question asked by Anonymous (PERSON26982) between 21 February 1610 at 13:20 and 22 February 1610 at 10:40

RN The same Williā Trist was sc burnt in|h|and & face most on the right syde Decēb. 23 hor. 10 ant m 1609.

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 203, f. 247r (upper left part of page)

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CASE63966: Horary consultation concerning Mrs Catherine White [Old Mrs White] (PERSON61640)

Question asked by the patient on 31 May 1627 at 16:45

RN old mes{sic} white 5{1} \60/ young mes white \of Caucot/ 22. y. May 31. h. 4. 45 p m 1627

old Mres White for her rheme in her Hands & eys wth an itching & a stuffing in her stomacke

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 227, f. 108v (upper right part of page)

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CASE76417: Horary consultation concerning Sara Richardson (PERSON57602)

Question asked by Anonymous (PERSON41765) on 7 February 1633 at 08:00

RN Sara Richardson of newp. 7 y feb. 7 h. 8 ant m 1633

convulson hāds face & a litle frousty a week sinc voyded a worme /water indiff good\

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 214, p. 299 (upper right part of page)

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CASE18254: Horary consultation concerning Mrs Alice Farren (PERSON11675)

Question asked by the patient on 20 November 1602 at 11:45

RN Alce farnell \farren/ of filgrave 34 y. novēb. 20. hor. 11. 45 p ant m. 1602.

for red spots in her hands head & about her knees.

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 221, f. 247r (upper left part of page)

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CASE44336: Horary consultation concerning Richard Lawrence Francis (PERSON32584)

Question asked by the patient on 24 February 1617 between 10:25 and 11:00

RN Rich: francis lawrenc wth a swelling hands face & feete.

Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 198, f. 69v (upper left part of page)

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CASE20610: Horary consultation concerning Elizabeth Squier (PERSON16096)

Question asked by the patient on 20 February 1604 at 12:00

RN Elisabeth |s|Quier \of {illeg} {sic} Hennocke/ marid 31 y feb 20 hor 12 1604 paynd in her legs & eares {illeg}|c|ānot cānot {sic} eate any thinge will not goe downe

Elis Squier of Hēnicke 31 y feb 20 hor. 12. 1604. swelled in her legs & hands. a very bad stomacke./

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 415, ff. 13v-14r (f. 13v bottom, and f. 14r upper left)

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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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CASE58531: Horary consultation concerning Hore (PERSON51857)

Question asked by the patient on 25 May 1624 at 16:00

RN Hore yt was my Lord a Kents mā 40 y may 25 h. 4. p m 1624 /a mangy face hands\1

[Astrological Chart]

Notes:

1 ‘a mangy face & hands’ in chart

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 413, f. 202r (bottom right part of page)

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CASE13781: Horary consultation concerning Susan Fuller (PERSON11992)

Question asked by the patient on 31 May 1603 at 09:15

RN Susan fuller of Hanslop 10 y. Maij 31 hor. 9. 15 ant m. 1603.

for a great cough. & swelling about her necke hand of boath sydes.

Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 197, f. 40r (middle part of page)

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CASE50428: Decumbiture for Thomas Holman (PERSON31787)

Question asked by Anonymous (PERSON38803) between 23 March 1620 at 19:30 and 25 March 1620 at 07:20

RN Thomas Homemā \of Stonystratford \Newport// 10 weekes old next Monday betwixt 5 & 6 in ye morning borne & fell sick on monday last at mydnight or before g{naw}ed & hath strong fits of convulsion & sweateth mutch, face hands & full of sweat orderly to stoole

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 213, f. 149v (bottom left part of page)

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CASE50292: Horary consultation concerning Mr Edward Plummer (PERSON14975)

Question asked by the patient on 12 February 1620 at 15:20

RN Mr \Edward/ Plūmer of Holcot 50 y. 40 y feb 12 h {sic} hor 3. \20/ p m 1620

about cristmas face & hands mutch swelled as big as two stomack weake cā scarc keepe any thing. I {se}aled blood onc sinc yt mutch payned in his head & mēbers at the end of making water it prickes & throbs wth extreme payne

feareth an vlcer for it is as matter yt cōmeth frō him & maketh it often. 4 tymes in an houre it hindereth slepe.

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 213, f. 134r (upper left part of page)

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CASE79496: Horary consultation concerning Marian Phillips (PERSON56684)

Question asked by the patient on 11 September 1635 at 10:00

SRN Marian Phelp of Blechly 40. y Septemƀ. 11. h. 10. a. m. 1635

Much payned in her chest & at her heart very shortwynded swelld & howen in her face hands & Body

\vomitts what she taketh/ hath not bin well since it thunderd & lightend when she came from Stoke goldinge on th{e} Sunday yt it lightend & thunde{red} so much.

it first tooke her wth sorenes in her throate

body Costiue. Vryne very thin & frothy, & cleere. hath bin married these 9. y. no child.

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 412, f. 241v (upper right part of page)

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CASE12779: Horary consultation concerning Agnes Broughton (PERSON10088)

Question asked by the patient on 4 October 1599 at 14:15

RN Agnis Brouten of Wellingborowe. 23. y. amisse {illeg}|t|his 5 yeres. chest & thenc ariseth to her head & maketh her hands & head & as it were dead yt shee hath no vse & feeling & knoweth nothing. Octob. 4 die h. 2. 15. p {sic}. 1599. ariseth wth a water on her stomacke /

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 214r (bottom left part of page)

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CASE43348: Horary consultation concerning Isabel Brown (PERSON28477)

Question asked by the patient on 9 May 1616 at 12:38

RN Isb. Browne of yadly {sic} Hastyn 26 y May 9 h. 12. 38 p m 16i6 hath layen in childb{y}|e|d ever sinc 4 May even swelled every where face hands armes legs & body

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 408, f. 84r (bottom left part of page)

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CASE19522: Horary consultation concerning an Anonymous (PERSON18453)

Question asked by the patient on 17 June 1601 at 06:30

RN a Poer wench of London wch was had a face swelled very hand {sic} & a hard {sic} greatly swelled. wch was broken wth pultisses came to knowe my counsell Iuly 5. & whenc it ceeded & what was good for it. Iune 17. die hor 6. 30 ant m. 160i

[Astrological Chart]

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

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CASE24078: Horary consultation concerning Rose Lord (PERSON32792)

Question asked by the patient on 8 November 1614 at 15:00

RN Rose lord of Densanger 14 \13./ y novēb 8 h 8 3 p m 1614 |had the kings evill 5 days {sic} yeres ill.| |first her hand began to swell & then her arme & then her necke|

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 237, f. 117v (upper right part of page)

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CASE59812: Horary consultation concerning Elizabeth Shephard (PERSON58598)

Question asked by the patient on 21 February 1625 at 10:40

RN Elis. Shepheard Adthrop beyond Tocetour febr 21. h 10 40 ant m. 1625. |hath kept her bed 5 weekes. face swelled & hands feete|

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 402, f. 170v (upper left part of page)

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CASE53520: Horary consultation concerning Clemence Ruly (PERSON62969)

Question asked by the patient on 1 February 1622 at 09:25

RW Clement Rulie d. . h: 9. 25. p: mer: Feb: 1. 1622. taken suddenly wth a riseing in \her/ stomacke wch is readie to stop her winde: her hands cold; highe coloured in her face & swetteth: hath a heate in her bodie

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 231, f. 175v (bottom left part of page)

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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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CASE25924: Horary consultation concerning Mrs Mary Robinson [Sandy] [Napier] (PERSON6319)

Question asked by the patient on 19 April 1603 at 09:45

RN Soror mea Sandy londinensis quærit causā of her back & hed ach & bēnūmes of her face hands wch seeme deede Apr {sic} April 19. hor. 9. 45. ant m. 1603

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 174, p. 296 (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%3ALimbs%20and%20joints%3A%3AHands;f2-language=English;f3-question-asked=Medical%3A%3AParts%20of%20the%20body%3A%3AHead%20and%20neck, accessed 29 January 2020.