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CASE73153: Horary consultation concerning Elizabeth Elkinton (PERSON48445)

Question asked by the patient on 8 October 1631 at 18:00

RN Elis: Elkingten of Buckinghā 29. y mayed {sic} the monday after mydsomer day. octob 8 h {sic} hor 6. p m 163i /hath abundanc of terms wth a great gryping\1

[Astrological Chart]

mres Elkington of Buckinghā 29 y. octob. 8 h {sic} hor. 6 p m 163i fluv mensiū


1fluviū’ in chart

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 212, pp. 219-220 (p. 219 bottom left, and p. 220 upper left)

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CASE73183: Horary consultation concerning William Slatter (PERSON58879)

Question asked by the patient on 11 October 1631 at 17:40

RN Will Slatter of Sutton in the County of Glocester 49 y octob 11 h. 5. 40 p m. 1631 griped in hi{s} stomacke.

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 212, p. 228 (upper right part of page)

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CASE73498: Nativity for Mary Rogers (PERSON57844)

Question asked by Anonymous (PERSON41467) between 14 December 1631 at 23:39 and 15 December 1631 at 12:40

TG Mary Rogers \of North croly/ 7 annos nata die 15 xbris hor. 10. 3{illeg}|15| febris tertiana, convusionib {sic} ventris torminibus RN |cū consensu| TG

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 212, p. 345 (upper left part of page)

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CASE73541: Horary consultation concerning William Driver (PERSON48090)

Question asked by the patient on 26 December 1631 at 17:30

RN Williā Driver of Harington 44. y Decēb. 26 h. 5. 30 p m 1631

a month sick

nutch {sic} swelled in his belly & cods & legs & gryped in his belly.

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 212, p. 359 (upper left part of page)

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CASE73983: Horary consultation concerning Ersfeild (PERSON48588)

Question asked by Mrs Christian Napier [Young Lady Ersfeild] (PERSON33479) on 10 March 1632 at 07:00

RN my Neece & lady Earsfild for her daughter 3 y March. 10 h {sic} hor 7 ant m 1632

[Astrological Chart]

\grpes {sic} in the pit of her stomacke belly & sydes/ a very hard belly worms suspected1

Alooes mxed {sic} wth rub did her no good

nor a bag {illeg}|o|f wormewood steeped in vineg wth nutmeg applyed nor my oyntment of Savyn & wormewood

What I think of it & what may doe her good


1 ‘her stomack very bad still a hard belly’ in chart

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 212, p. 496 (upper right 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,;f2-shelfmark=MS%20Ashmole%20212, accessed 7 December 2019.