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CASE70104: Horary consultation concerning Elizabeth Tyrlington (PERSON36237)

Question asked by Tyrlington (PERSON60670) on 25 February 1630 at 19:00

RN Cosen Tyrlington for his wife feb 25 h. 7 p. m 1630

a gryping in her belly wth a great loosnes1

He sent me a barrle of oysters, & also a Ioale of sāmon

[Astrological Chart]

Notes:

1 ‘a great loosenes in her belly a gryping’ in chart

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 194, p. 121 (upper left part of page)

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CASE51856: Horary consultation concerning an Anonymous (PERSON39177)

Question asked by Anonymous (PERSON39176) on 21 December 1620 at 15:00

RN on of Woulverton for his Daughter 17 y Decēb 21. h. 3. p m 1620 a stitch on her syde fallen downe on her legs yt she cānot goe. swelled & sore

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 233, f. 21r (upper right 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

Notes:

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

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 212, p. 496 (upper right part of page)

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CASE50666: Horary consultation concerning Mr Dr James [Justice of the Peace] (PERSON52432)

Question asked by Mrs James (PERSON52439) on 20 April 1620 at 15:20

RN D Iames of Oxford st|ran|gly {sic} \straungly/ taken wth a palsye on the left syde of the face hand & leg taken at church & great red blatches in t|H|is fac & bodye & his ey swelling & f|H|is face a yere before & sinc he contenting certen sup witches & on being acquitted he felt his strange stitch on his s {sic} left syde by fits he supposeth yt the womā susp for a witch but quitted by the Iudges did hurte him the 24 of feb. sep a ap yt night at sup first taken. had his first fit after he talked wth mr Rob. Conye. feb 18. in ye after noone his first fit but his worst fit the 24 of feb when the sup witch was acquitted/

Mres Iames mentioned Mr Doctor Iames |of oxford| Ap. 20 h. 3. 20 p m. 1620 /she related all at this tyme/\

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 414, f. 5r (upper left, and upper right parts of page)

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CASE12134: Horary consultation concerning John Burton (PERSON10224)

Question asked by Anonymous (PERSON17668) on 25 March 1599 at 18:08

RN Iohn Burton of Cosgrave for his disease a boy of 9 yeres old kept his bed ever sinc tuesday. voyded wormes payned in chest belly & hart a stitch vndr his right \side/ a very hie coloured youth wth the vexation yt was pale before. all swollen frō the face to the granes. made no water sinc thursday. at 25 of March. die h. 6: 8. p. m 1599

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 111r (upper left part of page)

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CASE12619: Horary consultation concerning Anne Ashby (PERSON9260)

Question asked by Anonymous (PERSON17707) on 1 September 1599 at 13:00

RN An Ashby of hanslop. 5 yeres. sick this forthnight cōplayneth of a stitche in the left syd Sept. 1. die h. 1. 1599 & belly

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 190v (upper right part of page)

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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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CASE57445: Horary consultation concerning Dorothy Denton (PERSON47809)

Question asked by William Gadstone (PERSON23344) on 29 November 1623 at 09:00

RN will for my mayd Doll for her sore stitch vnder her syde noveb 29 h {sic} hor 9 ant m 1623 /blood\

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 413, f. 32v (upper left part of page)

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CASE17220: Horary consultation concerning George Bird (PERSON9738)

Question asked by Anonymous (PERSON18241) on 13 June 1602 at 17:30

RN George Byrde 8 y Iune 13. h. 5. 30 p m. 1602. gryped in his belly & head his water leeke whey.

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 221, f. 91r (upper right part of page)

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CASE55661: Horary consultation concerning George Stevens (PERSON59563)

Question asked by Mr Rawlinson [Rawlins] (PERSON57364) on 27 February 1623 at 12:00

RN Georg Steaphens of Tyddington 52 y feb 27 h. 12. 1623 the L Wentsworth Coo

sorely tormented wth a bloody flix

back & belly mightely m {sic} griped1

Mr Rollynson wrote for him

[Astrological Chart]

Notes:

1 ‘a blood flix back belly sorely tormented’ in chart

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 222, f. 182r (upper right part of page)

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CASE77507: Horary consultation concerning Anne Silvester (PERSON58757) and Silvester (PERSON58755)

Question asked by Anne Silvester (PERSON58757) on 8 June 1633 at 06:00 or at 07:30

RN An Silvester of Hunsdon in Hartford sheere 42 y Iune 8 h {sic} hor 6 ant m 1633

strangly handled in her feete wth pulling & gnawing her feete wth extremity of payns & her hands pill all over & the tops wore away wth the payne & did extremely vomyte at the first for 4 days 16 weekes. & had 2 child wch vomyted sorely & on child dyed & she cānot sit vp nor goe but as she she {sic} is caryed nor cānot abyde any to touch her hands & feete & are extreme hot

vryne very good Iune 8. h {sic}. hor 6 ant m 1633. /h. 7. 30 ant m 1633\

[Astrological Chart]

Iune 8 h {sic} hor 6. ant m 1633.

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 211, p. 206 (upper left, upper right, and middle centre parts of page)

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CASE29003: Interrogation (Sending message) concerning an Anonymous (PERSON21522)

Question asked by Mrs Troughton (PERSON20994) on 13 May 1605 between 09:00 and 10:00

RN Mres Troughten sent her maydens watr by Iohn Byrd a sonday morning by 7 of the clocke. & I receaved vppō munday morning by 9

a stitch vndr her right syde.

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 216, f. 97r (upper left part of page)

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CASE75954: Horary consultation concerning Henry Lambert (PERSON53271)

Question asked by Anonymous (PERSON41710) on 19 November 1632 at 08:45

RN Henry Lambart of Warrin{illeg}|gton| \Warington/ 4 y novēb. 19 h. 8. 45 ant m 1632 /belly gryped worms feared sores fits tormented extremely in his belly\

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 214, p. 153 (upper right part of page)

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CASE60393: Interrogation (Treatment) concerning Frances Worrall (PERSON62260)

Question asked by Mr Richard Napier [Sandy] [Richard Napier [Senior]] (PERSON5218) on 4 May 1625 between 12:39 and 14:30

RN francis Warrell of Shenly. 26 y cane {sic} for a stitch vnder her right syde was let blood Ap 26. 8. 45 \30/ ant m 1624

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 217, f. 83v (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%3AGripings%2C%20gnawings%20and%20stitches;f3-info=Astrological%20chart;f4-question-asked=Medical%3A%3AParts%20of%20the%20body;f5-question-asked=Medical%3A%3ASymptoms%20%28specified%29;f6-patient-consent=Not%20specified, accessed 10 July 2020.