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CASE12818: Horary consultation concerning William Disney (PERSON11314)

Question asked by the patient on 15 October 1599 at 15:30

RN Williā Disny of Simpson 60 y. for a palsy in his left hand. Octob. 15 die h. 3. 30. p m. 1599

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 220r (upper right part of page)

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CASE72878: Horary consultation concerning Mr Thomas Croten (PERSON47356)

Question asked by the patient on 7 September 1631 at 10:30

RN Mr Thomas Croo{ten} of Bedford. 75. y. S{ept} 7. h. 10. 30 ant m 163i. /of a sanguine cōplexion\1

[Astrological Chart]

Notes:

1 ‘a palsy on the right hand’ in chart

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 212, p. 135 (upper right part of page)

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CASE41311: Horary consultation concerning Lettice Williamson (PERSON36882)

Question asked by the patient on 5 May 1613 at 10:45

RN Lettice Williamson of Titchmarch in Northāptonsheere 11 y may. 5 h 10. 45. ant m. 1613 /troubled wth ye palsyes hands & fingers dead\

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 199, f. 112v (bottom right part 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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CASE12278: Horary consultation concerning Amy Fuller (PERSON11987)

Question asked by the patient on 23 April 1599 at 14:50

RN Amy fuller 30. her \right/ shoulder right leg. & her hand hath as it were a crampe & of late broken out. swelled & blistered & very hot & a thin face but well coloored her toes will not styrre Apr. 23. die h. 2. 50. m p m. 1599. whitsontide wilbe a twelmoneth. of Cranfild.

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 134r (upper left 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-question-asked=Medical%3A%3ASymptoms%20%28specified%29%3A%3ALame%2C%20numb%20or%20paralysed%3A%3APalsy, accessed 12 December 2019.