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CASE56257: Horary consultation concerning Mrs Elizabeth Jennings [Latch] (PERSON52517)

Question asked by the patient on 7 May 1623 at 11:00

RN Mres Iēnyngs of London in mother fits may 7 h. 11 ant m 1623

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 218, f. 93v (upper right part of page)

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CASE43609: Horary consultation concerning Young Mrs Elizabeth Hilsdon (PERSON12776)

Question asked by Mr Hilsdon (PERSON12770) on 6 July 1616 at 10:50

RN mres Hilsdon of litl Amptill litle parke. 40 y Iuly 6. h {sic} hor. 10. 50 ant m. 16i6 It tooke her on thursd is troubled wth many fits as they suppose of ye mother yet when she is quiet hath no fect senc yet is quiet & patient. & {sic}

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 408, f. 128r (upper left, and bottom right parts of page)

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CASE62268: Horary consultation concerning Mrs Anne Goodyear [Bambridg] (PERSON50140)

Question asked by the patient on 5 May 1626 at 07:00

RN Mres An Goddiar a londyner a widow strang mother fi{ts} {sic} fits 2: y. may 5. h 7 ant m 1626

Mres An Goddiar \was/ troubled wth strang fits of the mother mother {illeg} {a} widow her father Mr Bambridg in the Strand agaynst Checker Lane at the signe of the black spread {E}agle may 5 h 7 ant m 1626

a Daughter of on Mr Iohn Brarmridg now a widow wth 5 children sent to me 2 y sinc of whom I tooke speciall notes may 5 h. 7. 30 ant m 1626 mutch like my lady Iennings Daughter Desyreth yt I should looke over my bookes & send the same things

In the Strand agaynst Checker lane at the blacke spread Eagle

Her name is Anne Goodyeare of the Strand may 5 . h. 7. ant m 1626

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 224, ff. 193v-194r (f. 193v middle left, f. 193v bottom centre, f. 193v bottom right, f. 193v bottom left, and f. 194r upper left)

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CASE75463: Horary consultation concerning Mrs Elizabeth Catesby (PERSON45756)

Question asked by the patient on 1 August 1632 at 07:00

RN falling sicknes & suffoc of the mother Aug. 1. h. h. 7 ant m 1632

Mres Elis Catesbee 12 y yt had many fits almost 20 in a day susp. Elis. Marrshall.

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 416, p. 435 (upper left part of page)

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CASE79167: Horary consultation concerning Anne Barrage (PERSON43625)

Question asked by the patient on 27 September 1634 at 10:00

TG Ann{illeg}|e| Barrage of stonystreetford 28. y. 7br. 27 h. 10. A m. 1634. stuffed & pained in her chest, sides, & backe, is worse by fits, paroxysm hysterici.

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 412, f. 156v (upper left part of page)

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CASE52239: Horary consultation concerning Lettice Sherman (PERSON58654)

Question asked by Anonymous (PERSON58651) on 29 March 1621 at 09:00

RN Lettice Shermā of Woulvrton 23 y march 29 h. 8 9. ant m. 162i

she came heather wth her mother. strang fits then swoūding in her bed as the falling sicknes or mother.

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 233, f. 102r (upper left 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%3ATorso%3A%3AWomb%2C%20matrix%2C%20mother;f2-treatment=Yes;f3-question-asked=Medical%3A%3ASymptoms%20%28specified%29%3A%3AFits%20and%20convulsions%3A%3AFits, accessed 21 January 2020.