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CASE28948: Horary consultation concerning Margaret Wincot (PERSON21207)

Question asked by the patient on 8 May 1605 at 10:12

RN my lady Dentons mans wife maij 8 h. 12. 10. 12. ant m 1605. |Margaret Wincot 44 y|

hath taken her selfe to be wth child sinc twelfetyde to Easter. but hath had a great many of her sicknesses & doe follow her ever since but she is as big as if shee were wth child & shee thincketh yt shee feeleth something styrr as if shee were wth child. very sick frō 3 in ye morning to 2 in ye aftr noone yt she cā take no rest. neithr a bed nor vp.

shee maketh & laboureth sometymes to vomite but brin{k}|g|eth vp nothing but watr eateth nothing but breath. shee is very dry.

Margaret wyncot 44 y. maij 8 h. 10. 12 ant m 1605.

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Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 216, f. 87v (upper left, and upper right parts 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

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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)

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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

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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%3ASymptoms%20%28specified%29%3A%3ADry%20and%2For%20thirsty, accessed 25 January 2020.