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CASE74768: Horary consultation concerning Mr John Matthews (PERSON54487)

Question asked by Mrs Matthews (PERSON33106) on 4 June 1632 at 10:38

RN Mres Mathew of Broden for her sone & hayre Mr Iohn mathew 8 yers old in cleare Lent the first sonday

subiect to melancholy he {illeg} sleepeth mutch & seemeth to be aguish subiect to melancholy \delighteth in nothing/ will t {sic} no stomack Aguish

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 416, p. 208 (upper right part of page)

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CASE50346: Horary consultation concerning Mr Hilsdon (PERSON12770)

Question asked by the patient on 8 March 1620 at 12:20

RW Mr Hillersden of Ampthill \little/ parke. d. h: 0. 20. p: m: Martij. 8. 1620. A putrid quotidian: sometimes hot & sometimes cold: eateth little.

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 213, f. 139r (bottom right part of page)

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CASE77266: Horary consultation concerning Lady Penelope Egerton [Napier] (PERSON55172)

Question asked by the patient on 14 May 1633 at 05:15

RN |the lady Penelope sent her water| The ladye Penelope sent her water. may 14 h. 5. p m 1633

was mended god be thanked

[Astrological Chart]

The Lady Penelope Naper at luton. sick of an Ague sinc satterday. & hath eaten litle may 14. h. 5. 15 ant m 1633.

[Astrological Chart]

she mended prsently wth yt

Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 211, pp. 128–129 (p. 128 bottom right, and p. 129 upper left)

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CASE73309: Horary consultation concerning William Butes (PERSON45394)

Question asked by the patient on 7 November 1631 at 16:00

RN Will: Buts of Oxford shere in Sherburne 46 y mayed {sic} 6 or 8 child ill a fortnight novēb 7 h 4 p m 163i

a fat mā & sang. surfet |cā not eate for a fortnight nor sleepe|

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 212, p. 274 (upper right part of page)

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CASE43891: Horary consultation concerning an Anonymous (PERSON38123)

Question asked by the patient on 15 September 1616 at 17:40

RN Sr Thomas Snags kee. 30|2|. y. sept 15 h. 6|5|. 40 p m 16i6. new ague. wch tooke him this day sēnet & sinc is growen for lack of sleepe mad byteth & teareth & cā not be held downe eateth nothing every day alike.

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 408, f. 174v (bottom part of page)

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CASE56135: Horary consultation concerning Mr Everat (PERSON48652)

Question asked by the patient on 26 April 1623 at 09:30

RN Mr Everet. of Totternoe 57 y Ap. 26 h {sic} hor 9. 30 ant m. 1623 /a cold stuffing cānot reare nor relish meate nor drink & but litle & is costive\

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 218, f. 73r (bottom left part of page)

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CASE26323: Horary consultation concerning Judith Emerson (PERSON48546)

Question asked by the patient on 3 February 1623 at 11:20

RN Iudith Emmerson of Cosgrave 25 y sucklet {sic} her child feb 3. h. 11 20 ant m 1623

aguish sweateth mtch {sic} shortȳded {sic} & no stomack. nesc an sit gravida

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 181, f. 225r (upper left 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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CASE71347: Horary consultation concerning Frances Cook (PERSON46865)

Question asked by Anonymous (PERSON41244) on 8 February 1631 at 14:00

RN Francis Cooke of Northāpton feb 23 a wench. h. 10. 15 p m 1627. now 4 y. old. almost a moh|n|th {sic} \month/ sick

now hath an Ague lips very sore & broken out. dull heavy no ioy of any thing eateth litle, sleepeth not quietly. vryne cold red thick temp. & hath bene laxative vryne warned mutch better in colour./ feb 8  {sic} h 2 p m. 163i.

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 232, p. 110 (bottom left part of page)

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CASE46529: Horary consultation concerning Mr Robert Barker (PERSON27729)

Question asked by the patient on 2 May 1618 at 06:25

RN Mr Barker \of great Horwood/ the cter sent a letter opening his maladyes may 2. h {sic} hor. 6. 25. ant m 1618. a stopping of cold & tough flegme yt hath bene long a contracting in ye stomach. a great cough & reareth mutch & the hed wth senc & feeling went almost in two no great appetite to eate. save liquids & these the thinner & sharper

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 201, f. 81r (upper left part of page)

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CASE50337: Horary consultation concerning Anne Warr (PERSON36499)

Question asked by the patient on 29 February 1620 at 09:00

RW Anne Warr of stony stratford y. 46. d. h: 9. ant: m: Feb. 29 1620. a weake pale water. & windie: a weake stomacke: swelled in her face & head: if shee sitteth vp her feete swell also: desireth to drinke eateth nothinge but broth: & {illeg}|v|seth to sucke her water lettinge none of the substance to goe downe. troubled also with the whites too much: Gonorrhea. hath them too much

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 213, f. 138v (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%3AEating%20and%20drinking%20problems%3A%3AProblems%20with%20appetite;f2-question-asked=Medical%3A%3AIllnesses%20%28named%29, accessed 14 December 2019.