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CASE14337: Decumbiture for Mrs Dorothy Uvedale [Smith] [Alway] (PERSON16664)

Question asked by the patient on 21 December 1603 between 04:45 and 14:00

RN mres Dorothy Alway had her floures or some {sic} abortion wth great plucking & gryping Decēb. 21. hor. 4. 45. ant m. 1603

 {sic}. 5. 20 ant m 1603 so rathr to be calculated. h. 6. 2{illeg}|35|. ant m 16031

[Astrological Chart]

Dorothy Alway Decēb. 21. h. 4. 45 p {m} 1603. \h. 5. 20/ ant m 1603.

[Astrological Chart]

Notes:

1vide decemb 12.’ in chart

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 197, f. 124v (upper right part of page)

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CASE22898: Horary consultation concerning Mrs Mary Sherley (PERSON58644)

Question asked by the patient on 9 September 1630 at 07:00

RN Mres \Mary/ Shurly sent her letter to me touching her sicknes & swounding sept 9. h. 7 ant m 1630 |of Brayles|

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 238, f. 131v (bottom right, and middle centre parts of page)

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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

Notes:

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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CASE11654: Horary consultation concerning Goody Joan Mariot (PERSON13993)

Question asked by the patient on 29 August 1598 at 09:00

RN Goody Mariot of litle Linford craveth my counsell to staye her flowers & vomiting vp of bloode this 29 of Aug. die h. 9. ant m 1598.

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 21v (upper left part of page)

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CASE12325: Horary consultation concerning Mrs Catherine Ardes (PERSON9216)

Question asked by the patient on 26 April 1599 at 12:25

RN Katheron Ardes of 2i of Sherington hath to mutch soe of her naturall Diseases & make her very fainte & feeble come in cl{om}tons Ap. 26 die {illeg}  {sic} h. 12. 25. m.

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 141r (upper left part of page)

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CASE10172: Horary consultation concerning Constance Smith (PERSON15943)

Question asked by the patient on 16 March 1600 at 13:00

RN Constanc Smith of Meres Meades Morton 48. March. 16 die h. 1. p m 1600

[Partial Astrological Chart]

Constance Smith of Meads Morton 48 y for {sic} fluxu sang menstruo & a burning heate for 24 houres f{olowin}ge it holdeth her. March. 16 die h. 1. p m. 1600

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 202, f. 14r-v (f. 14r bottom right, and f. 14v upper left)

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CASE70185: Horary consultation concerning Mrs Mary Crawthorne (PERSON47260)

Question asked by the patient on 9 March 1630 at 18:00

RN Marye Cawtho{rne} 29 y m{arch} 9. h. {6} p m 1630.

Mary Cauthorne {of Ownd}le {sic} |of Oundle| 29 y maryed about miklemas march. 9. h. 6 p m 1630 |came her selfe| |had her flours wth payne when she was a mayden|

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 194, pp. 146-147 (p. 146 middle right, and p. 147 bottom left)

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CASE54065: Horary consultation concerning Elizabeth Simons (PERSON58804)

Question asked by the patient on 1 May 1622 at 14:45

RN Elis Symons of Stonystratford. 40 y A {sic} May 1. h. 2. 45 p m 1622

troubled wth the reds mightely 3 quaters {sic} of a yere & dayly meade her weake & craved a remedy being prsent

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 223, f. 83v (upper left part of page)

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CASE78221: Horary consultation concerning Anne Woodwin (PERSON62222)

Question asked by the patient on 11 September 1633 at 15:00

U[1624–34] Anne Woodwin of Turuy 19. y. Septemb. 11. . h. 3. p m. 1633

hath not them well. shortwinded stomack & leggs swolne

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 211, p. 437 (upper left part of page)

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CASE49027: Horary consultation concerning Mary Atterbury (PERSON27538)

Question asked by the patient on 18 June 1619 at 10:00

RN mary Atterbury of Houghton 22 y. Iune 18 h. 10. ant m 1619 neavr had thē but onc & yt 8 y sinc Legs swelled & break out & her hips.

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 235, f. 52r (bottom part of page)

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CASE67136: Horary consultation concerning Lady Mary Middleton [Sandy] [Napier] (PERSON25254)

Question asked by the patient on 8 October 1628 at 12:00

RN The Lady Nydleton {sic} sickly. subiect to cholick & Iandis & hath not her sicknes kindly a weake back octob 8 h. 12 1628.

Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 405, f. 280r (upper right part of page)

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CASE10829: Horary consultation concerning Elizabeth Purden (PERSON15089)

Question asked by the patient on 13 June 1600 between 09:00 and 11:20

RN Elisabeth Purden of puddington 36 y. sicke hath had her sicknes to mitch {sic}. faynt & feeble. yt wch cōmeth frō her very blacke flowers watr to muth {sic} thin coloured. paynd head & sydes & hath menses immodices/

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 202, f. 106v (bottom left part of page)

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CASE52069: Horary consultation concerning Constance Marks (PERSON54287)

Question asked by the patient on 24 February 1621 at 09:30

RN Constanc Markes of North Crowly. 22 y febr. 24. h {sic} hor. 9. 30 ant m 162i

hath thē not well normally heretofore but not sinc Whitsondtyde had thē. pyneth cōsumeth cougheth a gydynes a long sore scouring |back ill|

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 233, f. 65v (upper left part of page)

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CASE12388: Horary consultation concerning Amy Ring (PERSON15336)

Question asked by the patient on 5 May 1599 at 13:30

RN Amy Ringe of Cranfield of 27. vnmarid. hath a great paine in her backe harte. & no digestion & Doth every day cast vp her meate. hard bound in her bodye. this fortnight. hath not had her Courses kindly not at any time May 5. die h. 1. 30. p m. 1599.

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 151v (bottom left part of page)

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CASE18152: Horary consultation concerning William Bunche (PERSON10176) and Margaret Simpson (PERSON15830)

Question asked by William Bunche (PERSON10176) and Margaret Simpson (PERSON15830) on 2 November 1602 at 13:45

RN Williā Bunts of hanslop for a terrible payne in on syde of his head the left syde eyes rūning & bloodshotten & a cataracte in his \that/ eye. novemb 2. hor. 1. 45. p m. 1602.

Margaret Sympson of Newport 40 y. for a payne in her head |as a cold water maketh her eyes thicke vnmaried| novenb {sic} 2. hor. 1. 45. p m 1602. hath her sicknes but badly

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 221, f. 231r (upper left part of page)

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CASE26618: Horary consultation concerning Lady Mansell (PERSON20255)

Question asked by the patient on 24 January 1606 at 10:30

RN my lady came \Maunsell/ showed me her watr Ian 24 h 10. 30 ant m. 1606. who was at my lady Chaynes howse at Drayton 35 y. a long visage leane & yellowish full of melanch. long sick & casteth every foote mutch reds. &|w|ch trouble her mutch. & cōtinew long also whit but the {sic} weaken not yet have cōtinewed longe wch come 3 days before the red. casteth mutch faynt & feeble mutch wynd costive /Lady Maunsell. 35 y.\

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 215, f. 22r (upper left part of page)

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CASE70230: Horary consultation concerning Margaret Harvey (PERSON51119)

Question asked by the patient between 14 March 1630 at 08:00 and 15 March 1630 at 09:30

RN Marg.\garet/ {sic} Harvy of northCrowly 27 y broght a bed about 4 in the morning hath thē come downe into clūpers & hath a great cold & is Costive.

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 194, p. 163 (upper right part of page)

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CASE27399: Horary consultation concerning Sybil Scot (PERSON15664)

Question asked by the patient on 28 May 1606 at 10:00

RN Sybill Scot of Raunson 36 y may. 28 h. 10. ant m. 1606.

her chest very sore a great cough. abundanc of termes hath many of her termes.

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 215, f. 149v (upper left part of page)

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CASE10647: Horary consultation concerning Thomas White (PERSON17057) and Susan White (PERSON17086)

Question asked by Thomas White (PERSON17057) and Susan White (PERSON17086) on 22 May 1600 at 11:30

RN Thomas White of Milten 56. may 22 die h. 11 30 ant m 1600 |a payne in his shoulders| payned in his head back & chest stuffed. faynt & feeble water good but yellowish. sande in his backe. a drye cough.

Susāna White of Milten Mres Androwes servant 18 a red coloured wenche legs sweld. hath the whites but very few of the reds. head & harte a swimminge.

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 202, f. 79r (bottom left part of page)

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CASE21563: Horary consultation concerning Mrs Thomson [the old gentlewoman] (PERSON16398)

Question asked by the patient on 11 October 1604 at 10:30

RN Old Mres Tomson 80 y Octob 11. hor 10. 30 ant m 1604.1

[Astrological Chart]

Notes:

1

emrods.

many floures mutch blood of the emrods.

’ in chart

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 415, f. 158v (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%3AWomen%E2%80%99s%20matters%3A%3AMenstrual%20problems%3A%3AMenstruation;f2-question-asked=Medical%3A%3ASymptoms%20%28specified%29, accessed 20 January 2020.