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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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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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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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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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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)

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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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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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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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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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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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CASE13653: Horary consultation concerning Mrs Mary Robinson [Sandy] [Napier] (PERSON6319)

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

RN Soror mea maria Sandy Londinensis 26 y. quærit causā cur intr scapulus doleat et cur torpeant facies et manus Apr. 19 hor 9. 45. ant m 1603 wch about that tyme was gone about 14 or 15 weekes wth child.1

[Astrological Chart]

Notes:

1 ‘gravida’ in chart

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 197, f. 20v (bottom right 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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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)

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-question-asked=Medical%3A%3AParts%20of%20the%20body%3A%3AHead%20and%20neck, accessed 9 December 2019.