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CASE69841: Horary consultation concerning Mrs Mary Sanders (PERSON58243)

Question asked by the patient on 15 December 1629 at 15:00

RN mres Mary Sanders 40 y from Welford Decēb. 15 h: 3. p m. 1629

tooke not the playster at the day appoynted & is desyrous when and at what day she may apply it

2 hath taken the pouder once

3 Dareth not to bleed vntill she shall come to me

4 is mutch troubled wth the wynd yt she cānot keepe cōpany wth her frinds, & if she represse it, then it fumeth vp to her head

5 vseth fasteth on fish days wth butter, egs & salte fish wheathr good

6 hath taken a clyster made wth anysseeds boyled in water to wch she putteth now milke & sugar. thus she hath done twice, wheathr I like it

7 wheathr good to take at breakefast a toast sugar & spice & also to eate of the tost. wch she hath vsed to doe heretofore

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 194, p. 11 (upper right part of page)

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CASE74377: Horary consultation concerning Sir Thomas Ersfeild [Mr Ersfeild] (PERSON48585) and Sir Robert Sandy [Napier] [Baronet] [Old Sir Robert Napier] [Mr Robert Sandy [Napier]] (PERSON6315) and Mr Alexander Napier [Sandy] (PERSON25251)

Question asked by Sir Thomas Ersfeild [Mr Ersfeild] (PERSON48585) and Sir Robert Sandy [Napier] [Baronet] [Old Sir Robert Napier] [Mr Robert Sandy [Napier]] (PERSON6315) on 20 April 1632 at 14:00

RN I had a letters frō young \old/ Sr Robert & young Sr Rob. Sr Th.: Earffild & Sr water Leach Ap 1 \2/0 h. 2 p m 1632

frō old Sr Rob 6 rabbots & 2 litle troughts

They desyre me to goe wth Sr Rob & his L into yorke sheere & Sr walter into Devonshire

Sr Thomas ak|c|knowledged|th| yt my last pouder sent about a fortnight sinc hath recovered the fect{illeg} craveth the same powder.

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 416, p. 96 (bottom left, and middle right parts of page)

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CASE75734: Horary consultation concerning Mr Anthony King (PERSON52933)

Question asked by Mr Richard King [Mr King [the older]] (PERSON52953) on 20 October 1632 at 12:45

RN Mr Anthony King his last physick I sent him wrought to fearcely & decayed his spirit craveth gentle physick /falling sicknes Mr King for his sone Mr Anthony\1

[Astrological Chart]

Notes:

1 ‘octob 20 h {sic} hor 5 45 p m 1632’ in chart

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 214, p. 84 (middle centre, and middle right parts of page)

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CASE52164: Horary consultation concerning Mrs Anne Norwood (PERSON14527)

Question asked by the patient on 17 March 1621 at 13:00

RW Mris Norwood of Astw{ood} y. 45. d. h: 1. p: m: Martij 17. {1621} desireth to know whether shee w{ere} best to bee let bloud; or to ta{ke} physicke. full of payne: hath th{em} well

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 233, f. 87v (upper right part of page)

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CASE72336: Horary consultation concerning Mrs Judith Chester (PERSON46005)

Question asked by the patient on 14 June 1631 at 07:00

RN Mres Chester of Tylswort Mr Henry Chesters wife 24 y Iune 14. h. 7 ant m. 163i

[Astrological Chart]

terms stopt sinc christas her left leg swelled hot.1

my pultish made it to blyster. & she applyed Cowe Dung & butter to it

Toke my Dyet Drink & it wroght well for 5 days & abated the swelling & sinc it is cōme agayne |imputeth her swelling to the stopping of her terms|

would know wheathr good to bleed & in what places.

desyreth to have a good purg. /wth a fulnes of her stomack.\

Notes:

1 ‘her left leg swelled’ in chart

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 232, p. 422 (upper left part of page)

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CASE68165: Horary consultation concerning Young Mrs Mary Throckmorton (PERSON60153)

Question asked by the patient on 13 April 1629 at 12:50

RN Mres Mary Throckmorton of Weston 26 y Ap 13. ||. h. 12. 50 a|p| m 1629 /Courses Duly 3 or 4 yers\

[Astrological Chart]

desyrous to take prpard for twice for cold moyst humours

hath thē now but very litle who had thē before very well for 3 or 4 yers

prsumeth yt her body is distempered wth cold moysture yt Deadeth naturall heate & therfore Desyrous to take prp for twice & then to bleede in her foote troubled a litle wth the whit

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 407, f. 135r (upper left part of page)

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CASE62307: Horary consultation concerning Lady Dorothy Piggot (PERSON14938)

Question asked by the patient on 9 May 1626 at 14:45

RN My lady pigget of Lēborough. 34 y may 9 h. 2 45 p m 1626

[Astrological Chart]

|terms stopt 7. weakes| tooke her dyet drink a fortnight sinc troubled wth ye pils|e|s & what to doe for the piles & wheathr to continue her physick drink 4 tyes {sic} it wrought

her sisters physick wroght not wel & thinketh it is to late to take any more/

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 224, f. 199r (middle left, and bottom parts of page)

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CASE52066: Horary consultation concerning Mrs Dorothy Brograve (PERSON44916)

Question asked by the patient on 22 February 1621 at 14:00

RN Mres Brograve of Braffyn in Hartfordsheere hard by Putchkinge 40|5| y feb. 22 h. 2. p m 162i

[Astrological Chart]

hed gydie full of melancholy would know what tyme best for physick & wheathr she should come over. & craveth my prayers

would have to be cast & made the 24 of feb some S of . a f{ur} & more here after

wth a note of there vertues & what certenty of there effects & ve oatus would know the best tyes {sic} for S of & & the worst tyes {sic} a fit tyme to come vnto me

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 233, f. 64v (upper left, middle centre, bottom left, and bottom right parts of page)

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CASE69460: Horary consultation concerning Lady Elizabeth Haselwood (PERSON51136)

Question asked by Sir Anthony Haselwood [Knight] (PERSON51131) on 26 September 1629 at 14:00

RN Sr Anthony Hazlewood sent for a dyet Drink for his lady. acknowledging that she hath receaved mutch good by her physick & my advice god have the prayse therof to whō only it is Due sent for the dyet drinke Sept 25 {sic}{sic} hor 2. p m 1629

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 406, f. 179r (upper left part of page)

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CASE65583: Horary consultation concerning Edward Waters (PERSON61222)

Question asked by Mr William Marsh [March] (PERSON33018) on 20 March 1628 at 12:30

RN Edward Wathers of Dunstable 30 y March. 20 h. 1. 30 \12 30/ p m. 1628 /liveth at Hartwell\

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 410, f. 137r (upper left part of page)

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CASE70380: Horary consultation concerning Mr Edmond Porter (PERSON56930)

Question asked by the patient on 1 April 1630 at 16:00

RN Mr \Edmond/ Porter. of Welfo{rd} but now wth mres Saders. 40 y {m}|A|pr {1} . h. 4. p m. 1630

[Astrological Chart]

Desyreth something to cure him a stomack & to digest liveth all wth broath would know wheathr bleeding would not doe his head good

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 194, pp. 222-223 (p. 222 upper right, p. 222 bottom left, p. 223 upper left, and p. 223 upper right)

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CASE70540: Horary consultation concerning Dr Pilkington (PERSON56793)

Question asked by the patient on 20 April 1630 at 19:00

RN Th D Pilkington sent me a peece Ap 20 h. 7. p m 1630

hath taken his purge & nowe begyneth to take his dyete drink purging

a pint in the morning & halfe a pint {illeg}|a|t 3 in the after noone

but he loathed the quantity of a pint. desyreth {to} take lesser Draughts & craveth my letter to satisfye him

Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 194, p. 272 (bottom part of page)

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CASE72081: Horary consultation concerning Mr Thomas Jennings (PERSON52509) and Mrs Elizabeth Jennings [Latch] (PERSON52517)

Question asked by Lady Dorothy Jennings [Mrs Jennings] (PERSON52513) and Mrs Elizabeth Jennings [Latch] (PERSON52517) on 12 May 1631 at 20:20

RN The Lady Iēnings sent for pils for Mr Th. Ienins for his Dyet Drink wrought to gentlely may 12 h. 8 an 29 \20/. p m 1631

Mres Elis Ienings craveth pils for her eys

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 232, p. 334 (upper left part of page)

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CASE72950: Horary consultation concerning Mrs Elizabeth Cook (PERSON46859)

Question asked by the patient on 16 September 1631 at 13:00

RN Elisab: Cooke 50 y \a gentlewomā/ Sept 16 h. 1 p m 163i |her some {sic} brought it|

Is god be thanked well mended

will send for a lett on weddens. next

for Mres Cooke Sept 16. 163i

for Mres Cooke 50 y Sept 16 {} h. 1. p m 1631

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 212, p. 158, p. 157 (p. 158 middle left, p. 158 bottom, and p. 157 bottom right)

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CASE73312: Horary consultation concerning Lady Anne Piggot (PERSON56763)

Question asked by the patient on 8 November 1631 at 10:30

RN The lady \An/ Piggot no novēb 8 h 10. 30 ant m 1631

found no good in her elect

hath the metron Chites would know the vse.

desyreth child.

The Lady An Piggot of Dodersoule. novēb 8. h. 10 30 ant m 163i

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 212, pp. 275-276 (p. 275 bottom right, p. 276 upper left, and p. 276 upper right)

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CASE74045: Horary consultation concerning Sir Thomas Neville [Smith] (PERSON55281)

Question asked by the patient on 16 March 1632 between 16:00 and 18:30

RN Mr Sr Thomas Neavell of Holt craveth last dyet Drink wch did well ag{ayne} wth him

vide Sept 1. 163i had but of halfe of yt I prscrib

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 212, pp. 514-515 (p. 514 upper right, and p. 515 upper left)

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CASE64560: Horary consultation concerning Mr Thomas Watts (PERSON61270)

Question asked by the patient on 11 September 1627 at 07:20

RN Receaved a letter frō Mr Wa{illeg}|t|s sept 11. h. 7. 30 \20/ ant m 1627.

his dyet drinke wrogt well taken 3 sondry tymes. was let blead twice rotten blood wasteth mtch {sic} in his flesh craveth his sweating pouders for thrice

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 227, f. 208v (upper left part of page)

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CASE65868: Interrogation (Treatment) concerning Mr Richard Napier [the nephew] [Sir Richard Napier] (PERSON18784)

Question asked by Mr Richard Napier [Sandy] [Richard Napier [Senior]] (PERSON5218) between 20 April 1629 at 14:20 and 21 April 1628 at 14:30

RN Rich my godson tooke his vomyte Ap. 18 h. 6. ant m 1628

it wrought well god be thancked

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 410, f. 183r (bottom left part of page)

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CASE71257: Horary consultation concerning Mrs Alice Tyrringham (PERSON60702)

Question asked by the patient on 18 January 1631 at 14:30

RN Mres Tyringhā of Emmerton 36 y Ian 18 h. 2. 30 p m 163i.

she sent me a guilted {purpe} finely wrought. thincketh yt she is with child craveth eyther Cons. of roses Damask or gentle pils.

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 232, p. 67 (upper left part of page)

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CASE73481: Horary consultation concerning Captain John Tyrringham (PERSON25848) and Young Mrs Anne Tyrringham (PERSON60704)

Question asked by Young Mrs Anne Tyrringham (PERSON60704) on 10 December 1631 at 12:00

SRN Mr Iohn Tyringham of Henwicke Decembr 10. . hor. 12. in merid. 1631. /Mrs Tyringham misit aq vrinā & quærit vtrum sit grauida/.\

[Astrological Chart]

The vomitt gaue him much ease for ye stoppinge of his stomach. The Cordiall hath somewhat abated his Cough he desyres a nother of ye same He is sometymes troubled with ye Crampe in his thyghes & legs & feete.

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 212, p. 340 (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%3ATreatment;f2-question-asked=Medical, accessed 2 April 2020.