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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

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Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 224, f. 304r (upper right part of page)

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CASE11755: Horary consultation concerning Thomas Travell (PERSON16536)

Question asked by the patient on 18 October 1598 at 14:09

RN Thomas Travell of Hanslop. 60 yeres old enquireth wheathr he be worded. the for his sore hand. wc stinketh & wasteth. the 5 of August: being . morning: /: he cane {sic} & enquired. this i8 of octob. die h. 2. 9. post m. 1598 /die \

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Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 228, f. 43v (upper 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.

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Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 195v (upper right part of page)

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CASE22060: Horary consultation concerning Alice Cooper (PERSON46954)

Question asked by Cooper (PERSON46909) on 4 June 1630 at 14:45

RN Alce Coo of Emmerton 44 y Iune 4 h. 2 45. p m. 1630

lame in all her ioynts hands arms legs feet

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Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 238, f. 4r (upper right part of page)

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CASE27775: Horary consultation concerning Isabel Forman (PERSON19644)

Question asked by Anonymous (PERSON38887) on 12 July 1606 at 10:25

RN Isbell forman of Ridgmont 6 y. Iuly 12 h {sic} hor. 10. 20|5| p|a|nt m 1606

left hand sore swelled & broken. this 3 quarters of a yere swelled & lately broken

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metuit veneficiū Marg Brinckloe or vnderwood now

Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 215, f. 216r (upper left part of page)

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CASE12455: Horary consultation concerning Goodman William Kilpine (PERSON13362)

Question asked by the patient on 14 May 1599 at 18:30

RN Williā{sic} Kilpine hath his beasts wch die vndr his s {sic} hand very strangly & sodenly quaking & trembling hath lost 7 beast & 2 mares moved his q. at: 14 of May die h. 7. 6. 30. 1599

Agnes Campion.

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Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 163r (upper left 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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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/\

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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;f3-question-asked=Medical%3A%3AWitchcraft%20and%20devil%3A%3AWitchcraft%20suffered%20%28medical%29, accessed 20 February 2020.