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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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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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CASE24078: Horary consultation concerning Rose Lord (PERSON32792)

Question asked by the patient on 8 November 1614 at 15:00

RN Rose lord of Densanger 14 \13./ y novēb 8 h 8 3 p m 1614 |had the kings evill 5 days {sic} yeres ill.| |first her hand began to swell & then her arme & then her necke|

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 237, f. 117v (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]

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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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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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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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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)

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;f3-question-asked=Medical%3A%3AParts%20of%20the%20body%3A%3AHead%20and%20neck%3A%3AThroat%20and%20mouth, accessed 28 February 2020.