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CASE41916: Decumbiture for Robert Newman (PERSON33592)

Question asked by the patient on 26 May 1615 at 07:40

RN It took him first may 19 h. 6 ant m 16i5 then he begā to cōplyne of his hand yt he had no feeling.

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 196, f. 25v (upper right part of page)

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CASE46876: Horary consultation concerning Goody Elizabeth Honour (PERSON12890)

Question asked by the patient on 17 June 1618 at 08:40

RN Goody Honour of Woulvrton 42 y Iune 17 {illeg}|| h. 8. 40 ant m 1618      hands benūmed

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 201, f. 146r (upper left 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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CASE20124: Horary consultation concerning James Flavell (PERSON11796)

Question asked by the patient on 10 December 1601 at 16:00

RN Iames flavell of layton bussard 56 y. Deceb. 17 \10/ hor 3: p hor 4. p m. 160i sodenly taken in his cheeke l {sic} armes legs & hands {illeg} {sic} at his Dore benued & hath no feele in them nor cānot sit vp. nor any take any rest.

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 404, f. 246v (upper left part of page)

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CASE62874: Horary consultation concerning Agnes [Anne] West (PERSON61455)

Question asked by the patient on 5 October 1626 at 10:30

RN An West of Olny 30 y octob 5. h. 10: 30 ant m 1626 a nūnes in her hans {sic} & legs suddenly taken away

Ioane Chard susp but now dead 2 yeres sinc

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 224, f. 304r (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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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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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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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)

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%3ASymptoms%20%28specified%29%3A%3ALame%2C%20numb%20or%20paralysed%3A%3ANumbness, accessed 6 December 2019.