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CASE12924: Horary consultation concerning Goody Isabel Windmill (PERSON17248)

Question asked by the patient on 29 December 1599 at 16:00

RN Isbell Windmill of brodwell pinched & greped in the belly th wch shee taketh to be by wormes 65. p m Decēb. 29 die h. 4. p m. 1599 a gnawing vnder her hart & her navell

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Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 244r (upper right part of page)

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CASE12217: Horary consultation concerning John Stubley (PERSON16239)

Question asked by the patient on 6 April 1599 at 10:20

RN Iohn Stubly 22. of Shenly complayneth of his guts & the gnawing of his navell & he voyded a worme. black & longe. he lyeth vppon the ground on his belly cannot tak any rest Apr. 6. die h. 10. 20 1599. watr good. a {sic} bl ruddy coloured & nowe pale coloured. the spice of it this 2 yeres.

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Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 122v (upper right, and bottom right parts of page)

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CASE54239: Interrogation concerning Cicely Foster (PERSON11860)

Question asked by Mr Richard Napier [Sandy] [Richard Napier [Senior]] (PERSON5218) on 20 May 1622 at 16:39

RN Cicely foster of hanslop 43 y may 20 . h. 4. 39 ant m 1622 had no child this 20 y was swelled in her legs a quarter of a yere & now quite gone vpward & her belly is mutch swelled & her thigh & mutch gryped about her navell and casteth for this halfe yere yt wch she taketh most cōmonly & keepeth her bed this fortnight desyreth but my prayers./

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 223, f. 115v (bottom left part of page)

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CASE70668: Horary consultation concerning Elizabeth Francis (PERSON49307)

Question asked by the patient on 1 May 1630 at 11:00

U[1624–34] Elizab. Francis of Olnye. 48. y. May. 1. . hor. 11. a m 1630

much pained wth stitches in the left side this qrter of a yeare. RN /her navell\ |quærit an sit grav|U[1624–34]

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Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 194, p. 317 (middle left part of page)

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CASE60944: Horary consultation concerning Mr William Chamberlain (PERSON28809)

Question asked by the patient on 13 August 1625 at 10:00

RN Mr Chamberlyn I|A|ug. 13. h {sic} hor 10 ant m. 1625 a griping about his belly & navell. & spitteth blood a litle now & then /shortwyded. stomack\

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Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 217, f. 169r (bottom 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-question-asked=Medical%3A%3AParts%20of%20the%20body%3A%3ATorso%3A%3ANavel, accessed 20 January 2020.