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CASE42807: Horary consultation concerning Mr Jones (PERSON32175)

Question asked by the patient on 5 February 1616 at 17:00

RN Mr Iones of Sicehā I|f|ebr 5 h. 5. p m 16i6 a pracher.

aches arms legs hands knes thighes but not in his body. 50|48| y

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 196, f. 178r (upper left part of page)

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CASE43280: Horary consultation concerning Mrs Joan Shortread (PERSON25367)

Question asked by the patient on 27 April 1616 at 09:30

RN Ione Shortread of Newp 37 y Ap. 27. h {sic} hor. 9 30 ant m 16i6. |a burning in her hands & body all over neck & legs|

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 408, f. 72v (upper 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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CASE46113: Horary consultation concerning Goody Em Andrews (PERSON27398)

Question asked by the patient on 4 March 1618 at 09:00

RN Em Androw of Moulsoe 54. y f march 4 h. 9 ant m 1618 /hands & feete doe swell & is ill in her backe her husb thinketh her to be wth child\

[Astrological Chart]

Em Androw of Moulsoe 54 y march 4 h 9 ant m 1618.

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 201, f. 4r (upper right, and bottom left parts of page)

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CASE46555: Horary consultation concerning Mary Farrar (PERSON30291)

Question asked by the patient on 5 May 1618 at 11:00

RN Mary farrow of Earles Barton was 14 y last twelfday last the morne after on satterday morning in ye morning before day came to me for her right hand broken out like a great bloody sore & vnder her armes wth bunches thighes & hips wth many issues all looke red & bloody hād swelleth mutch may 5 h. 11. ant m 1618.

was full of bleatch being a child & was noynted & neaver sinc well.

kings evill hath bene wth the king but smal amendmēt

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 201, f. 85v (upper right part of page)

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CASE49797: Horary consultation concerning Alice Nichols (PERSON27020)

Question asked by the patient on 12 October 1619 at 14:30

RN Alce Nichols of this towne 22 y octob 12 h. 2. 30 p m. 1619

terms bad. armes & fingers legs & every place cānot rest any where belly mutch hoaven a weake

tooke a purg & pils & sinc worst

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 213, f. 24v (bottom right part of page)

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CASE54069: Horary consultation concerning Susan Stanniyerne [Webster] (PERSON59483)

Question asked by the patient on 2 May 1622 at 13:25

RN Susan Stāni|y|en\yerne/ {sic} \{sic}tannyyarde {sic}/ \Stanniyerne/ of Owndle in Northāpton sheere 43 y May 2. h. 1. 25. p m 1622 |a swelling in her hand & fingers & feet could not stand nor goe|

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 223, f. 84v (upper left part 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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CASE70315: Horary consultation concerning Samuel Rogers (PERSON57817)

Question asked by the patient on 24 March 1630 at 13:00

U[1624–34] Samuel Rogers of Moulton 22. y. Mart. 24. . h. 1. p. m. 1630

hath a Swellinge in his Back & RN \genitalibus rūning & in his/ U[1624–34] hand cannot hold his water Lame in his Thighe & Hucklebone

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 194, p. 199 (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\

[Astrological Chart]

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)

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CASE11784: Horary consultation concerning Joan Nelson (PERSON14355)

Question asked by the patient on 8 November 1598 at 10:45

RN Ihone Nelson of Moulso of 52 yeres old. sick this 14 yere. always vomiteth vp her meate espec. this last yere. keepeth nowe her bed it g{oo}gleth in her body. yt wc cometh vp is black as sote nothing given her will: make her vomit shee bendeth her selfe forward & always must reatch fleume sick her back & left side & keepeth her bed. & tumbleth vp all 10. 45. ant m 1598. shee feareth lest shee be wasted wthin. 1598. die always cold feete hands novemb. 8.

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 49r (upper left part of page)

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CASE12322: Horary consultation concerning Mrs Faith Gibbs (PERSON12125)

Question asked by the patient on 26 April 1599 at 09:30

RN fayth Gibbes of Wicken 46. amisse in her sinewes cannot gripe any thing wth her hands so feeble & weake sometimes in hir feete & knees all swollen & keepe there naturall colour. of a good cōplex. & light harte. sent to me this 26 of Ap. h. 9. 30. ant m. 1599. a great paine in her armes. could not cut her meate.

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 140v (upper left part of page)

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CASE12386: Horary consultation concerning Mrs Faith Gibbs (PERSON12125)

Question asked by the patient on 5 May 1599 at 10:30

RN Mres fayth Gybbes 50 sent to me againe the 5 of May. for a stiffnes in t & swelling & knobbes in t her wrest & inside of her wrests & hands, for a paine in her sinewes an {sic} an ache in her bones, hands & knees. altering from place to place. die . h. 10. 30 m ant m. 1599.

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 151r (upper right part of page)

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CASE24757: Horary consultation concerning Sara Paulin (PERSON34115)

Question asked by the patient on 15 May 1610 at 07:00

RN Sara Pauly of NorthCrowlye 38. y may 15. h. 7. ant m. 16i0 Delivered this day sennet about 8. in the morning. was in labour from monday to that Daye tooke a cold. & sore all over. & was swelled all over & now is swelled in her left hand & cānot make water onc in 24 houres. ready to cast & her wynd is ready to be stopt wth it very weake.

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 239, f. 34v, f. 34r (f. 34v upper left, and f. 34r bottom left)

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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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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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CASE60412: Horary consultation concerning Mrs Anderson (PERSON42687)

Question asked by the patient on 6 May 1625 at 11:25

RN Mres Anderson her letter London may 6 h. 11 25 1625

wheathr leaches are good for her {illeg}|b|y tyes & what good to vse for the extrme {sic} heat in her hands & coldnes of her feete 3 what to quench her great drouth & thirste. 4 to make her sleepe

Is cōtinually Drye would know my iudg touching her fortune

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 217, f. 86r (upper right 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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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)

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-querent-identified=Yes;startDoc=101, accessed 27 January 2020.