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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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CASE32717: Horary consultation concerning Richard Atwell (PERSON21907)

Question asked by Anonymous (PERSON26547) on 5 February 1608 at 11:30

RN Rich Atwell of Stanbridge 3 y feb. 5 h. 11. 30 ant m 1608 the child in prsenc12

[Astrological Chart]

Notes:

1 ‘2 fig.’ infralinear

2 ‘child hand & leg & syde weake a yere & halfe’ in chart

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 229, f. 16r (upper left part of page)

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CASE46283: Horary consultation concerning an Anonymous (PERSON38366)

Question asked by George (PERSON23376) on 28 March 1618 at 15:40

RN my Cosen Georg for his wife mach {sic} 28 {}|h| {sic} hor. 3. 40 p m 1618. boath her hads {sic} very hot & drye

Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 201, f. 37v (bottom right part of page)

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CASE67621: Horary consultation concerning Thomas Barlee (PERSON43502)

Question asked by Anonymous (PERSON40833) on 26 January 1629 between 13:30 and 14:00

RN Th: Barly of Carington Cotton 8 y I had the palsy his speach & lims neare gone was sinc 3 weekes alhalloutyde soe ill came to me in Christmas holly days last & by gods spec: grace & my oyles mended yet his left hand hath litle feeling

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 407, f. 32Av (middle left part of page)

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CASE10319: Horary consultation concerning Anne Thomson (PERSON16405)

Question asked by Anonymous (PERSON17499) on 12 April 1600 at 13:00

RN Itm’ An Tomson of Sherington 12d {sic} moneth old. Apr. 12 die . h. 1. p m. 1600

was here first on sunday last at 2 a clocke p m. 1600 troubled lame in on of the legs & on of the hands.

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 202, f. 37r (bottom left, and bottom right parts of page)

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CASE12649: Decumbiture for Isabel Franknill (PERSON11939)

Question asked by Franknill (PERSON11935) on 6 September 1599 at 11:20

RN Isbell franknill of drayton sloe. 61. taken speechles last friday as at candle light. as shee was dressing of a sore leg. sodenly taken nowe question is wheathr p. taken or besp Sept. August. 31. die h. 7. p m. 1599. cannot styrre her syd nor hand. a ded palsye.

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 195v (upper right part of page)

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CASE12986: Horary consultation concerning Thomas Atkins (PERSON9301)

Question asked by Mrs Susan Andrews (PERSON9163) on 12 January 1600 at 09:40

RN Thomas Atkins of Broughton 15 y servant to Mres Androwes taken in his lims armes hands legs stiffe on satterday last it tooke him. Ian. 12 die h 9. 40. ant m. 1600

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 253v (bottom right, and bottom left parts of page)

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CASE26413: Horary consultation concerning Withers (PERSON62823)

Question asked by Mr Withers (PERSON62822) on 8 March 1615 at 09:00

RW Mr Withers of Willin for his childe. \a daughter/ y. 2. March: 8. h: 9 ant: mer: d. . 1615. an ague this 3 weekes. swelleth in {he}{r} body, fone & hands

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 204, f. 41v (bottom left part of page)

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CASE48569: Nativity for Thomas Malcot (PERSON32901)

Question asked by Anonymous (PERSON38583) on 28 April 1619 at 11:00

RN Thomas Malcot of Bydnā 8 weekes Ap 28 h 11. ant m 1619

swelled ever sinc he was borne but swelleth more & more face hands & cods & swoundeth often {illeg}|b|orne fryday night about on in ye morning. last fryday

nata {sic} feb 26. h h. 13. p m. 1619

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 230, f. 341r (upper right 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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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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CASE22060: Horary consultation concerning Alice Cooper (PERSON46954)

Question asked by Cooper (PERSON46909) on 4 June 1630 at 14:45

RN Alce Coo of Emmerton 44 y Iune 4 h. 2 45. p m. 1630

lame in all her ioynts hands arms legs feet

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 238, f. 4r (upper right 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.

[Partial Astrological Chart]

[Astrological Chart]

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

[Astrological Chart]

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

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CASE27775: Horary consultation concerning Isabel Forman (PERSON19644)

Question asked by Anonymous (PERSON38887) on 12 July 1606 at 10:25

RN Isbell forman of Ridgmont 6 y. Iuly 12 h {sic} hor. 10. 20|5| p|a|nt m 1606

left hand sore swelled & broken. this 3 quarters of a yere swelled & lately broken

[Astrological Chart]

metuit veneficiū Marg Brinckloe or vnderwood now

Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 215, f. 216r (upper left part of page)

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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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CASE70129: Horary consultation concerning Elizabeth Mayne (PERSON54575)

Question asked by Anonymous (PERSON41090) on 3 March 1630 at 11:00

RN Elis Meane of Stony stratford a yere & a halfe old on fryday next will{sic} fortnight before miklemas betwixt 7 & 8 at night march 3. h. 11. 15 ant m 1630

right syde hand arme & foote & casteth every thing. Convuls

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 194, pp. 130-131 (p. 130 bottom right, and p. 131 upper right)

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CASE50666: Horary consultation concerning Mr Dr James [Justice of the Peace] (PERSON52432)

Question asked by Mrs James (PERSON52439) on 20 April 1620 at 15:20

RN D Iames of Oxford st|ran|gly {sic} \straungly/ taken wth a palsye on the left syde of the face hand & leg taken at church & great red blatches in t|H|is fac & bodye & his ey swelling & f|H|is face a yere before & sinc he contenting certen sup witches & on being acquitted he felt his strange stitch on his s {sic} left syde by fits he supposeth yt the womā susp for a witch but quitted by the Iudges did hurte him the 24 of feb. sep a ap yt night at sup first taken. had his first fit after he talked wth mr Rob. Conye. feb 18. in ye after noone his first fit but his worst fit the 24 of feb when the sup witch was acquitted/

Mres Iames mentioned Mr Doctor Iames |of oxford| Ap. 20 h. 3. 20 p m. 1620 /she related all at this tyme/\

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 414, f. 5r (upper left, and upper right parts of page)

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CASE54640: Horary consultation concerning Gillian Sansome (PERSON58278) and Sansome (PERSON58275)

Question asked by Gillian Sansome (PERSON58278) on 19 July 1622 at 17:39

RN Gillane Sansome by temple Barre 50 y Iuly 19 h. 5. 39 p m 1622 /strangly taken hands shaking & crooked\

thanks for her Daughters strang recoavery

now for her owne selfe troubled wth heate & cold by fits & sudden flushes flushing in so mutch making her very faynt & to sweate also craveth my helpe.

Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 222, f. 3r (upper right part of page)

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CASE77507: Horary consultation concerning Anne Silvester (PERSON58757) and Silvester (PERSON58755)

Question asked by Anne Silvester (PERSON58757) on 8 June 1633 at 06:00 or at 07:30

RN An Silvester of Hunsdon in Hartford sheere 42 y Iune 8 h {sic} hor 6 ant m 1633

strangly handled in her feete wth pulling & gnawing her feete wth extremity of payns & her hands pill all over & the tops wore away wth the payne & did extremely vomyte at the first for 4 days 16 weekes. & had 2 child wch vomyted sorely & on child dyed & she cānot sit vp nor goe but as she she {sic} is caryed nor cānot abyde any to touch her hands & feete & are extreme hot

vryne very good Iune 8. h {sic}. hor 6 ant m 1633. /h. 7. 30 ant m 1633\

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Iune 8 h {sic} hor 6. ant m 1633.

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 211, p. 206 (upper left, upper right, and middle centre parts 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-patient-knowledge=Not%20specified, accessed 14 December 2019.