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CASE48556: Horary consultation concerning Temperance Negoose (PERSON33544)

Question asked by the patient on 27 April 1619 at 09:39

RN Temperanc Negous \of Dunton in Bedfordsheere/ 30 y Ap 27 h. 9. 3{8} ant m 1619

thursd next a m{oneth} brought a bed & is full of mela{nch} despayring & off{ering} to drown her selfe was so a y{ere} sinc & mended {wth} yt I sent her gods name be p{raysed} for it

faynt & weake

cōpl of her belly {& a} gryping

Doubteth of gods g{race}

[Astrological Chart]

Temperanc Negous of Dunton by Bedford 30 y Ap 27 h. 9. 39 ant m 1619

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 230, ff. 338v-339r (f. 338v upper right, f. 338v bottom left, and f. 339r upper left)

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CASE10112: Horary consultation concerning Robert Purrier (PERSON15105)

Question asked by the patient on 27 February 1600 at 09:15

RN Robart Purrier of Cranfild hath a stitch in his left syde and a litle cough. but nothing cōmeth frō him but blood. since satterday night: 30. a widower febr. 27. die h. 9. 15 ant m 1600

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 202, f. 2v (upper left part of page)

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CASE12643: Horary consultation concerning Joan Long (PERSON13758)

Question asked by the patient on 5 September 1599 at 06:45

RN Ione Longe of Astwood 20. y. taken yesterday in her bodye after a strange maner. yt shee cannot make water greeepeth {sic} her bellye & cryeth wth it & cannot sleepe. Septemb. 5. die h. 6. 45. ant m. 1599. /her fathers servant gote her wth Child but her fathr would not let him marry her./\

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 194v (upper left part of page)

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CASE14079: Horary consultation concerning Mrs Anne Barber (PERSON9438)

Question asked by the patient on 28 September 1603 at 09:15

RN Mres An Barber of Kensworthe 46|5| y. sept 28. hor 9. 16|5|. ant m 1603.

was borne {illeg} {sic} on a {tuds} \shrovesōdaye/ after noone. an hour betwixt 4 & 5. /hath often bene let blood sicknes gone this 4 yeres.\ |extreeme hot. casteth vp sometymes leek whit of egge. sometymes blacke stuffe.|

[Astrological Chart]

Mres An Barber sept 28 hor. 9. 15 ant m. 1603. strangly handled wth her stomack burning & gnawing & then an intolerable paine of her hed for 20 houres not well for 40 houre & then it cōmeth once in a weeke in the wynter. & aftr hath a swelling & a gnawing in the calf of her legs.

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 197, ff. 89v-90r (f. 89v upper right, and f. 90r upper left)

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CASE12957: Horary consultation concerning Agnes Hill (PERSON12760)

Question asked by Thomas Hill [the elder] [Mr Hill [High Constable]] [Old Mr Hill] (PERSON12752) on 8 January 1600 at 09:30

RN Mr Hill of Lydlington the high Constab. for a gerle Agnes Hill of 12 yeres with a sore greeping all over her bodye & especially about her hart & right syde & bottome of her belly. Ian. 8 die hor 9. 30 ant m. past knowledg almost & kryeth wth the payne 1600.

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 249v (bottom left part of page)

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CASE32943: Horary consultation concerning Elizabeth Chivoll (PERSON10505)

Question asked by the patient on 5 March 1608 between 11:30 and 11:45

RN Elis. Chivoll of fæny stratford. 38 y march 5 h {sic} hor 11. 30 ant m. 1608. |a gnawing at her harte afrayd in her mynd|

[Astrological Chart]

Elis: Chevoll of fæny stratford. |38 y| march {illeg}|5|{sic} hor 11. 45 ant m. 1608.

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 229, f. 52r-v (f. 52r bottom right, f. 52r bottom left, and f. 52v upper left)

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,;f3-info=Astrological%20chart;f4-question-asked=Medical%3A%3AParts%20of%20the%20body;f5-question-asked=Medical%3A%3ASymptoms%20%28specified%29;f6-info=Previous%20consultation%28s%29, accessed 13 July 2020.