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CASE55553: Horary consultation concerning Mr Thomas Gostwick (PERSON50162)

Question asked by Goody Anne [Agnes] Gale [Anne Morgan] (PERSON14264) on 28 January 1623 at 11:00

RN Goody Gale for her Thomas Gostick a yere & a halfe old borne the weddensday after mysdsomer. sent Ian. 28 h. 11. ant m 1623.

It doth pyne & eate litle & doth not sper nor cānot goe it is so weake.

Elner Warner her next neighb. Elis Steaphinson who dwell boath togeathr her mother hanged

cānot kepe his water.

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 222, f. 164r (bottom left part of page)

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CASE47031: Horary consultation concerning Anne Parkins (PERSON34005)

Question asked by the patient on 7 July 1618 at 10:30

RN An Parkins of Stony stratford 37 y Iuly. 7. h. 10 30 ant m 1618. sucketh a child. 3. quatres {sic} neavr well sinc she was brought a bed weake & feeble cā eate litle. scoureth mutch. is very lame

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 201, f. 171r (upper left part of page)

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CASE53528: Horary consultation concerning Mr Edward Birckberd (PERSON44197)

Question asked by the patient on 3 February 1622 at 10:00

RW Mr Edward Birckberd of Astwell \y. 50./ d. . h 10. Feb: 3. 1622. had of late a swellinge in his thighes & leggs, wch was taken away by physicke purginge: since that his stomacke is gone: is verie weake: troubled wth a cough & drouth: cannot sleepe. RN a great difficulty of breath./ cānot rise out of his bed nor stand v nor restRW

[Astrological Chart]

RN Edw. Birckberd a spec serv vnto Sr George Sherly Mr Colins houshold physition.

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 231, f. 176v (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%3ASymptoms%20%28specified%29%3A%3AEating%20and%20drinking%20problems%3A%3AProblems%20with%20appetite;f2-language=English;f3-question-asked=Medical%3A%3ASymptoms%20%28specified%29%3A%3ADizzy%20and%2For%20faint%3A%3AWeak;f4-question-asked=Medical%3A%3ASymptoms%20%28specified%29%3A%3ALame%2C%20numb%20or%20paralysed, accessed 25 February 2020.