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CASE12173: Horary consultation concerning Richard Langley (PERSON13586)

Question asked by the patient on 30 March 1599 at 14:00

RN Richard Langly of Newport 50 yeres old. short winded ever sinc Christmas can scars tak his breath. cougheth mutch red wth little fleume. came for him selfe this 30 of March die h. 2. p m. 1599. ague fallen to his thigh & knee & ham. butter annoynted helpeth his aches best.

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 116v (bottom right part of page)

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CASE12304: Horary consultation concerning Margery Clark (PERSON10627)

Question asked by the patient on 25 April 1599 between 09:43 and 10:30

RN Margery Clarke a midwife of Stony stratford for a great swelling in her thiges & bo legs yt on may see her face in it & so striketh vp to her harte ready to stop &|h|er winde. the bell went for her yesterdaye hath a great scouring this on her & hath had it a longe time.

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 138r (bottom right part of page)

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CASE23110: Horary consultation concerning Elizabeth Tossle (PERSON60354)

Question asked by the patient on 6 October 1630 at 10:30

RN Elis: Tossle of yardly Gubbin 38 y octob. 6 h. 10. 30 ant m 1630

5 weekes ill legs mightely hoaven a great cough cānot sleepe her belly & thigh wer swelled but now are not

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 238, f. 168r (upper right part of page)

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CASE43140: Horary consultation concerning Edward Gardner (PERSON30757)

Question asked by Mr Nichols (PERSON24638) on 6 April 1616 at 07:25

RN Mr Nichols of Wing for on of his fellowes \Edwards Gardiner/ growen into ye scurvy & dropsye yt before a yere sinc was recovered only by scurvygras now growen swelled his legs thighes & belly are very mutch swelled his appetite de{i}ected & 70 y cā take no purge fat corp & well coloured Ap 6 h {sic} hor. 7. 25 ant m 16i6. |breath short|

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 408, f. 51r (upper left part of page)

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CASE77396: Horary consultation concerning William Dymmingsdale (PERSON48243)

Question asked by the patient on 25 May 1633 at 09:30

RN Williā Dymmingsdale of Hutchin 58 y may 25 h {sic} hor 9 30 ant m. 1633.

Tooke a surfet a cough cānot eate nor drink but is sick after meate vntill it hath made him to cast it swelled in his belly almost every night /his thigh was broken\

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 211, p. 166 (middle centre, and bottom right parts of page)

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CASE12460: Horary consultation concerning Joan Freeman (PERSON11961)

Question asked by the patient on 15 May 1599 at 11:12

RN Ione freeman of Newp v 17 y. very sicke. sore at the hart & hath a thing arising in her throat ready to stop her winde & was almost dead last night & cryeth & taketh & sayth shee shall dye may the 15. die h. 11. 12. m. ant m. 1599. & of her thighes. every where a pricking of her {hart}

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 163v (upper right part of page)

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CASE70913: Horary consultation concerning William Story (PERSON59714) and Margaret Wyn (PERSON62414)

Question asked by Anonymous (PERSON41199) on 25 May 1630 at 18:20

RN Williā Stoary of St Albions 12 y the 30 of August next twixt 6 & 7 in ye morning at Saraz{ings} head about Easter was 12 monthe may 25. h 6 20 a|p| m 1630.

her mayd cōtinth {sic} Lame & hath spots about her thighs & Knees.

his legs

the child cōplayneth of his loynes& legs & of a payne of his Left syde & also hath a dry cough.

[Astrological Chart]

wheathr fit to make an issue Is lame & goeth wth payne

was prty well sinc Easter was a twelfmonth when & where.

will. Stoary 12 y may 25 h. 6. 30 p m 1630

Lame in his loyns Legs & left syde payned

There mayden yt was Lame. Marg. Wynne at the same tyme.

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 194, pp. 406-407 (p. 406 bottom right, p. 406 bottom left, and p. 407 upper left)

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CASE78041: Horary consultation concerning John Farre (PERSON48756)

Question asked by the patient on 14 August 1633 at 09:00

RN Iohn Farre of Litle Brickhill 48 y Aug. 15|4| h. 9 ant m 1633.

swelled in his leg. & thigh in his left syde 3 weekes but was ill 7 weeks before & very mutch wasted in all his body wth sweates & burning |no stomack all this while bellye wyndye| /litle cough\

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Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 211, p. 376 (bottom left, and bottom 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%3AThighs;f2-extent-of-transcription=Excerpt;f3-question-asked=Medical%3A%3ASymptoms%20%28specified%29%3A%3ARespiratory%20problems, accessed 19 January 2020.