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CASE57505: Decumbiture for Thomas Ersfeild (PERSON48586)

Question asked by Anonymous (PERSON39785) on 16 December 1623 between 10:00 and 10:30

RN Th. Earsfield taken first wth a a {sic} violent convulsive fit noveb. 27 h. 9. 30 ant m. 1623.

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 413, f. 42v (bottom right part of page)

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CASE57760: Decumbiture for Mrs Frances Latch [Little Frances] (PERSON53383)

Question asked by Lady Dorothy Jennings [Mrs Jennings] (PERSON52513) on 26 February 1624 at 19:20

RN francis latch fell into her fits of convulsion feb 25. . h: 8. 30 p m. 1624U[1622–4]

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 413, f. 85v (bottom left part of page)

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CASE68142: Horary consultation concerning Mr Benjamin Hazeldon (PERSON51282)

Question asked by Mr Robert Hazeldon (PERSON51284) on 10 April 1629 at 13:00

RN Mr Robert Haseldon for Benianyn a yere old Ap. 10. h. 1|h|{sic} 1. p m 1629 |of Goldington|

borne tuesday fortnight before Christmas Decēb. 11. 1627 h. 12. at night p m Convulsion fits

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 407, f. 131r (upper left part of page)

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CASE68143: Nativity for Mr Benjamin Hazeldon (PERSON51282)

Question asked by Mr Robert Hazeldon (PERSON51284) on 10 April 1629 at 13:00

RN Rob.

Benianyn Haseldon natus Decēb. 11 h. 12 at night 1627 die |Convuls.|1

[Astrological Chart]

Notes:

1 ‘8 fits of a convulsion’ in chart

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 407, f. 131r (upper right part of page)

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CASE73776: Horary consultation concerning Mr Henry Gascoyne (PERSON49673)

Question asked by Mrs Elizabeth Gascoyne (PERSON49680) on 11 February 1632 at 12:30

U[1624–34] Mr. Henry Gascoyne of Houghton Conquest an Infant. Febr. 11. . h. 12. 30. p m 16321

[Astrological Chart]

Notes:

1Mater filio Convulsiue fitts’ in chart

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 212, p. 438 (upper left part of page)

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CASE76823: Horary consultation concerning Elizabeth Collins (PERSON46587)

Question asked by the patient on 2 April 1633 at 13:30

RN Elis: Collins of Northāpton 10 y l {sic} Decēb. 9.      sent to me Ap. 2. . h. 1. 30 p m 1633. /Convulsion fits\

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 214, p. 417 (upper left part of page)

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CASE77085: Horary consultation concerning Henry Quynton (PERSON57243)

Question asked by Quynton (PERSON57241) on 27 April 1633 at 15:00

RN Henry Quaynton of Arnecot by Oxford borne a yere & a month sinc on g fryday fortnight before good fryday about 8 at night. his father came \a/ litle after Candlemas last & had a drink for him wch did mutch good yet had 3 fits sinc Lent but came to me Ap. 27 h {sic} hor 3. p m 1633 |pat fil sine consensu| /fometh & frotheth & stareth\

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 211, p. 76 (bottom left part of page)

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CASE79353: Horary consultation concerning John Ward [Wade] (PERSON61085)

Question asked by Goodman Ferdinando Ward (PERSON61081) on 8 June 1635 at 08:00

SRN Iohn Ward his Sonne troubled many tymes w{ith} Convulsiue fitts.

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 412, f. 207v (upper right part of page)

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CASE55428: Decumbiture for John Odell (PERSON55722)

Question asked by the patient on 23 December 1622 at 11:00

RN Decēb 22. h. 2. 40|5| p m 1622 swounded & fomed & his mouth Drawen backward. & at night had another fit & this swounded 4 tymes yesterd daye

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 222, f. 142v (bottom right part of page)

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CASE56056: Decumbiture for Mrs Elizabeth Jennings [Latch] (PERSON52517)

Question asked by Anonymous (PERSON39656) on 16 April 1623 at 15:00

RN Mres Iēnyngs strangly taken wth sore fits of convuls Ap 13. h. 12. p {sic} at mydnight 1623. /sine consensu\

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 218, f. 61v (upper left part of page)

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CASE57536: Horary consultation concerning an Anonymous (PERSON39790)

Question asked by Anonymous (PERSON39791) on 30 December 1623 at 11:00

RN a litle child halfe yere old swoundeth & fometh as one having the falling sicknes. vexed wth many convulsive fits Decēb 30 h. 11 ant m. 1623.

goody Huccot next neighbour suspected

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 413, f. 48r (bottom right part of page)

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CASE59547: Decumbiture for Anne Shortread (PERSON58683)

Question asked by Shortread (PERSON58680) on 18 December 1624 at 08:30

RN sorely handled w{th} strang fits of con{vul}sion decēb. 12 h. 4 ant m. 16{24}

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 402, f. 127v (bottom right part of page)

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CASE63189: Interrogation (Medical episode) concerning Thomas Watts (PERSON61269)

Question asked by Anonymous (PERSON40382) between 7 February 1627 at 14:00 and 8 February 1627 at 10:30

RN Th. wats a yer old feb 6 h 8 ant m 1627

This child had 3 fits febr 6. . h. 8 ant m 1627/3 fits this day\1

[Astrological Chart]

Notes:

1 ‘Epilep convuls.’ in chart

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 224, f. 357r (bottom right part of page)

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CASE63437: Decumbiture for Mr George Steward (PERSON59608)

Question asked by Anonymous (PERSON40408) on 18 March 1627 at 12:00

RN March. 13. in ye morning about 7 fell into a convulsive swonding fits & had 4 sore fits

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 227, f. 29v (bottom left, and bottom right parts of page)

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CASE66640: Decumbiture for Anne James (PERSON52441)

Question asked by Anonymous (PERSON40725) on 21 July 1628 between 09:30 and 10:40

RN This strang fit of convuls. tooke it Iuly 14. h. 5. 30 p m. 1628 \of Calverton/ An Iames taken at this tyme first

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 405, f. 117r (bottom left part of page)

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CASE10404: Decumbiture for Richard Perry (PERSON14862)

Question asked by the patient on 22 April 1600 at 18:30

RN Rich Perry had his first fit about 3. 30 ant m. Ap 22. die h. 3. 30 ant m. 1600

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 202, f. 48v (bottom left part of page)

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CASE11025: Horary consultation concerning Elizabeth Vans (PERSON16684)

Question asked by Anonymous (PERSON17559) on 9 July 1600 at 12:30

RN Elisabeth Bans nata the sunday being the 14 of Iuly amo {sic} d 1594. had a sore fit Iuly. 9. 4 fits in the aftrnoone. die h. 12.30 p m. 1600

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 202, f. 135r (bottom right part of page)

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CASE11628: Decumbiture for Susan Blundell (PERSON9824)

Question asked by the patient on 16 August 1598 between 04:00 and 07:27

RN Susan Blundell was die Aug 15 of Aug. die h 6. p m. was exceedingly troubled wth her fits. & so agayne betwixt 10 & 11. & betwene 3. & 4 mor.

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 228, f. 15v (bottom left part of page)

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CASE11802: Nativity for William Blea (PERSON9790)

Question asked by Anonymous (PERSON17630) between 14 November 1598 and 15 November 1598

RN Will: Blea borne the 30 daye of Novemb. die h noctis \p. merid/ about h p m. 4. 1596. troubled every day with fits startling & skik stare & tok him it took him on tuesday last

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 52v (upper right part of page)

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CASE12507: Horary consultation concerning John Kilpine (PERSON13358)

Question asked by the patient on 25 May 1599 at 13:00

RN Iohn Culpine of North crowly 22. in pria sona every day if any thinge feare & or he stūble at any thinge {ni} sore fits at nights. May 25. die h. 1. p m. 1599. in the fit loeseth his remēbraunc. but prsently recovereth it agayne. a fall

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 171v (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%3AFits%20and%20convulsions, accessed 17 November 2019.