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CASE48751: Horary consultation concerning Goody Elizabeth Miller [Richardson] (PERSON15311)

Question asked by the patient on 18 May 1619 at 10:00

RN Goody Richadson of newp care {sic} her selfe for her hands of wch she hath no vse May {illeg} {sic} 18 h. 10 ant m 1619

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

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CASE17476: Horary consultation concerning William Howse (PERSON12993)

Question asked by the patient on 8 July 1602 at 15:45

RN Williā Howse of {sic} Howes of Rodders Throppe 55 y Iuly 8 hor. 3. 45 p m. 1602. no vse of his armes or hands

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 221, f. 132v (bottom left 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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CASE26039: Horary consultation concerning Susan Blundell (PERSON9824)

Question asked by Mrs Catherine Blundell [Budoxhed] [Butshed] [Mrs Blundell [the elder]] (PERSON9819) on 20 January 1598 at 13:45

RN Mres Blundell sent to me to come to Her daughter Susan about 12 yeres old who layd speechles for a weeke & after ward spak a worde or two. who h is troubled day & night wth diverse fitt & hath falleth often & nowe hath no vse of hed necke legs hand or {sic} an but only of her eyes & yet eateth & hath a good colour. 1598 Ian die 20. die h: post merid. 1. 45.

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mater filia Susan Blund: Ian. 20 die h post merid 1. 45. 1598.

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Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 181, f. 7r, f. 8v, f. 6r (f. 7r upper, f. 8v upper, and f. 6r upper left)

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,;f2-number-of-querents=Single%20querent;f3-question-asked=Medical%3A%3ASymptoms%20%28specified%29%3A%3ALame%2C%20numb%20or%20paralysed%3A%3ACannot%20use%20part, accessed 17 January 2020.