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CASE52076: Horary consultation concerning Elizabeth Fyrth (PERSON49529)

Question asked by the patient on 26 February 1621 at 11:15

RN Elis. fyrth of Slapton. 14 y borne the first weeke of Lent feb. 26 h. 11. 15 ant m 1621 was brought heather cā see neavr a whit

[Astrological Chart]

Elis fyrth of Slapton \{sic}/ 14 y feb 26 h. 11. 15 ant m 162i

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 233, f. 67r-v (f. 67r upper left, and f. 67v upper left)

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CASE57488: Horary consultation concerning Robert Alexander (PERSON42549)

Question asked by the patient on 9 December 1623 at 16:30

RN Robert Alexander of Thurly Decēb. 9. . h. 4. 30 p m 1623 his sight hath fayled him halfe a yere

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 413, f. 40r (upper left part of page)

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CASE70427: Decumbiture for Mary Hodgkins (PERSON51682)

Question asked by the patient on 7 April 1630 at 16:30

U[1624–34] Shee was stroken blinde Apr. 6 . h. 6. 50. p. m. 1630

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 194, p. 236 (bottom right part of page)

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CASE36450: Horary consultation concerning an Anonymous (PERSONGRP38)

Question asked by Mr Poulton (PERSON24947) on 30 August 1609 at 12:00

RN Mr Poulton |of london serv to old Mr Stas of london| sent to me in the behalfe of some yt by witchery had lost there sight Aug 30. . h. 0 12. 16091

[Astrological Chart]

Notes:

1 ‘eysight lost by witchcraft’ in chart

Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 203, f. 144r (bottom right part of page)

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CASE37732: Horary consultation concerning Anne Rutam (PERSON35010)

Question asked by the patient on 19 March 1611 at 10:15

RN An Rutā of Risely 15 y march 19 h. 10 . 15. ant m 1611 good black eys & seeth nothing1

[Astrological Chart]

Notes:

1 ‘hath lost her sight sinc Ash Weddensday’ in chart

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 200, f. 41v (upper right part of page)

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CASE54180: Horary consultation concerning Anne Cayno (PERSON45787)

Question asked by the patient on 16 May 1622 at 10:45

RN An keynoe of newp: may. 16 h. 10 45 ant m 1622.

vtū {sic} visū recuperabit.

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 223, f. 104v (upper left part of page)

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CASE67917: Horary consultation concerning Mr Edward Halford (PERSON50618)

Question asked by the patient on 17 March 1629 at 14:00

RN Mr Edward Halvard of neere Glooson 50 y march 18 {sic} h 2 p m 1629 Lost on of his sights 18 yers old. & by taken vp of the vaynes of the better ey lost the sight

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 407, f. 89r (bottom part of page)

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CASE69440: Horary consultation concerning Martha [Matthew] Houghton (PERSON51947)

Question asked by the patient on 22 September 1629 at 12:00

RN Mathew Houghton for of Newp blynd kings evill sept 22 h. 12. 1629

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 406, f. 175r (bottom left part of page)

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CASE63616: Nativity for John Messingham (PERSON54652)

Question asked by the patient on 13 April 1627 between 07:45 and 08:25

RN Iohn Messinghā natus the thursday before shrovetyde h 10 ant m |Ap 13| ten yeres full

Is lame & blynd./

8. feb h. 10. 1616.1

[Astrological Chart]

Notes:

1 ‘Lame & blynd a black cataract’ in chart

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 227, f. 58v (upper left, and bottom left parts of page)

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CASE69361: Horary consultation concerning Goodman Robert Richardson (PERSON15299)

Question asked by the patient on 8 September 1629 at 09:30

RN Robart Richardson of newp. 57 y Sept 9 8 h. 9 \30/ ant m. 1629 blynd 7 y extremely tormented in his left ey wch was good for a long tyme & now is tormented it tooke him him {sic} yesterday about the chang of the moone wch was a litle after two in the morning sent to me Sept 8. h. 9 \30/ ant m 1629

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 406, f. 161v (upper left part of page)

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CASE11197: Horary consultation concerning John Scarlet (PERSON15646)

Question asked by the patient on 25 August 1600 at 10:08

RN Iohn Scarlet of Neweport 60 y troubled wth a dead palsie. wch taketh away his sight vse of tonge legs we{k}

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 202, f. 161r (upper left part of page)

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CASE32880: Horary consultation concerning Bridget Tomkins (PERSON25759)

Question asked by the patient on 25 February 1608 at 11:38

RN Bridget N{illeg} Tom{ky} {sic} |Tom|kyns of Newnton 60|3| y feb. 25. h. 11. 2{illeg}|38| ant m. 1608

could not sleepe but by a stūble onc or twice a weeke not these 9 \11/ weekes

feareth yt shee is vndr an ill tongue /feareth the loosing of her sences for lack of slepe/\

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 229, f. 43r (upper right part of page)

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CASE44821: Horary consultation concerning an Anonymous (PERSON38213)

Question asked by the patient on 1 May 1617 between 11:50 and 18:00

RN a poer mā whose ey is in great payne a hot burning rhume no sight this Dosen yers

Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 198, f. 144r (bottom right part of page)

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CASE54987: Horary consultation concerning Mr Michael Clark [Joiner] (PERSON22537)

Question asked by the patient on 21 September 1622 at 10:00

RN {M}r Michaell Clarke of Stonystratford. 44. y. sept 21. h {sic} hor 10 ant m 1622 blynd Deafe hed mutch payned

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 222, f. 65r (upper left part of page)

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CASE62949: Horary consultation concerning Thomas Fisher (PERSON48996)

Question asked by the patient on 14 October 1626 at 14:00

RN Thomas Fisher of Caucot 10 y. octob 14 h {sic} hor 2 p m 1626

ey sight lost a palsy of arme & syde1

[Astrological Chart]

Notes:

1 ‘palsy blynd’ in chart

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 224, f. 315v (bottom left part of page)

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CASE12239: Horary consultation concerning Richard Mannings (PERSON13930)

Question asked by the patient on 18 April 1599 at 13:15

RN Richard Māning of Hartwell 20 yeres sick this 7 weekes & can doe not doe any thing taketh him leeke an ague & when it cōmeth wth a shaking colde & going away it maketh him as it were blind it so troubleth his hed. sent this 18 of Apr: die h. 1. 2|1|5. m pnn {sic} 1599.

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 126r (upper left part of page)

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CASE12999: Horary consultation concerning John Hopper (PERSON12948)

Question asked by Anonymous (PERSONGRP16) on 15 January 1600 at 09:00

RN T Iohn Hoper 12 y old payned in boath sydes thenc to his hart & then to his head &|w|th a stirring & a soundinge wth all & taketh a way his eye sight: Ian 15. die  {sic}. 8 50. ant m. 1600.

his former phisick gave him 4|8| stooles. but he sounded that day that they thought he would die. they would have some cordials for him. 1600. at 9 ant m. 1600

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 255v (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%3ASymptoms%20%28specified%29%3A%3AEye%20troubles%3A%3ASightlessness, accessed 17 November 2019.