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CASE48015: Horary consultation concerning Susan Barnwell (PERSON27796)

Question asked by the patient on 1 January 1619 at 16:20

RN Susan Barnewell \of Barton by kettring/ of 39 y Ian. 1. h. 4. 20 p m 1618 {sic} ill sinc whitsontyde in her loynes thigs lims & legs & swelled in her legs & foote & is extreme hot & is sorely twitched in her hams as if on pluckt her

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 230, f. 125r (bottom right, and bottom left parts of page)

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CASE48601: Nativity for Mrs Frances Digby (PERSON29826)

Question asked by the patient on 1 May 1619 no earlier than 16:40

RN Mres francis Digbye Sr Evarets sister nata the tuesday before the 30 of novēbr. before 7 in ye morning /1588.\ send for my Directions may 1. hhor {sic} 4. 40 p m 1619. /vnmayed {sic}\ |30 y|

mutch troubled wth melanch pass apt to weep wthout any iust case.

nata Octob 29 h. 7. ant m 1588. a great heavynes in ye stomacke & a beating & trembling at the hart. wth a |continuall| payne at her hart at yt tyme of all on her left syde

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 230, f. 347v (upper left part of page)

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CASE48680: Horary consultation concerning Jane Hill (PERSON31660)

Question asked by the patient on 10 May 1619 at 15:40

RN Iane Hill of Hanslop 23 y I may 10 h. 3. 40 p m 1619

back syde & belly

paynd at her head wth a burning

nescit an sit gravida

troubled wth the wynd cholick & when yt cōmeth cānot hold her water

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 230, f. 362v (upper right part of page)

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CASE48466: Nativity for Mr John Monson (PERSON33306)

Question asked by the patient between 5 April 1619 at 11:30 and 7 April 1619 at 08:30

RN Mr Iohn Mounson \Sr Will sons and haire/ nat Sept. 10 h {sic} hor. 12. p m 1597. wth a {illeg} kell on his face \{k}ell on his {face}/

subiect to \hot/ feavers. hedach vertigo. eyes seemeth to see like motes at his right arme voydeth filthy impostumed stuffe at his nose of late. feeleth a wȳdynes at his stomack

[Partial Astrological Chart]

[Partial Astrological Chart]

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 230, f. 219r (upper left, and upper right parts of page)

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CASE48557: Horary consultation concerning Mary Smith (PERSON35553)

Question asked by the patient on 27 April 1619 at 10:15

RN Mary Smyth of Stawton 20 myles 30 y Ap 27. h. 10. 15 ant m 1619 her head shaketh a fortnight or 3 \shaking/ palsy. mother backe thigh as if they should be torne but her head exceding cold.

head cold

vryne very good. a very good stomacke yet very faynt. mutch troubled wth wynd 2 y. sinc had a boy. hath thought her selfe twice to be wth child wthin this twelfemonthe. nescit an sit gravida

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 230, f. 339r (bottom left, and bottom right parts of page)

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CASE48692: Horary consultation concerning Mrs Agnes Hodges (PERSON31748)

Question asked by the patient on 11 May 1619 at 13:00

RN Mres Agnys Hodges of Drayton. 26 y may. 11 h. 1. p m 1619

5 child, 2 living a son & a wench 3 abortions. kings evill & now grown hard terms but few bleedeth a litle at nose.

a great sorenes in her breast & stomack. wch cometh wth a griping yt she cānot fetch her breath. |not sick|

cā abyde no potion but pils a Consūption feared a bad stomack. desyreth milk & drink

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 230, f. 365v (upper left part of page)

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CASE48394: Horary consultation concerning Mr Bates (PERSON27852)

Question asked by the patient on 15 March 1619 at 15:00

RN Mr Bates of Maydes Mo\r/ton 3 months ill a full stomach. shortwȳded & sinc satterday last wth great heat & fayntnes. back hot a flushing heate a flegmatick stomack march 15 h. 3. p m 1619

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 230, f. 202v (upper left part of page)

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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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CASE48646: Horary consultation concerning David Deary (PERSON29748)

Question asked by the patient on 6 May 1619 at 10:30

RN Davy Deery of Bydnā 17. y. may St Davyes day in ye morning sent to me for his lamenes yt last miklemas was so lame yt n in all his body & lims & could not styr. & on warner wth whō he Dwelled. the yere before & now he had mised to dwell wth him yet Anothr gote him thenc & his former mr Warner sayd he had bene as good he had dwelt wth him & then grew lame & would not styr in or frō his bed. came to me monday was 3 weekes or a month for yt had a purge & then he mended more & more & now is fallen into ye bottome of his feete this senet & ankles & is very sore. pricketh & shooteth standing nothing to be sene may 6 {illeg} {sic} h. 10 30 ant m 1619

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 230, f. 356r (upper right part of page)

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CASE47404: Decumbiture for Mrs Chambers (PERSON28822)

Question asked by Mr Chambers (PERSON28818) on 29 August 1618 at 14:00

RN Mres Chābers of Watton 57 |57| y Aug. 26. h. 2 p m 1618. she then begā to cōplayne of a great payne in her left leg. frō the foote vp to the thighes & so hath cōtinued ever since waxing worse & worse in great extremity of payne rising higher & higher towards her body boath legs mutch swelled but the left most. hath a good stomack.

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 230, f. 15r (upper left part of page)

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CASE47802: Horary consultation concerning Elizabeth Heycock (PERSON31611)

Question asked by the patient on 7 November 1618 at 15:00

RN Elis Heacock of Brodwell 28 y novēb. 7. h {sic} hor. 3. p m. 1618.

hath layn in a fortnight a wench

cōplayneth of her armes & shoulders legs & knees as on prickt wth needles

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 230, f. 83r (upper right part of page)

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CASE47857: Horary consultation concerning Goody Joan Kent (PERSON13329)

Question asked by the patient on 19 November 1618 at 09:00

RN Goody Kent of Padbery craved something to make her sleepe mutch troubled in mynd & feareth yt she shall kill her selfe as her father did drowne him selfe. novēb. 19 h 9 ant m 1618 was here prsent

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 230, f. 93v (upper left part of page)

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CASE48042: Horary consultation concerning Agnes Teare (PERSON35944)

Question asked by the patient on 7 January 1619 at 16:15

RN Agnys Teare of Hutchin 55 y Ian. 7 h. 4. 15 p m 16i9. /troubled in mynd chest ill hed light\

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 230, f. 131r (upper right part of page)

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CASE48569: Nativity for Thomas Malcot (PERSON32901)

Question asked by Anonymous (PERSON38583) on 28 April 1619 at 11:00

RN Thomas Malcot of Bydnā 8 weekes Ap 28 h 11. ant m 1619

swelled ever sinc he was borne but swelleth more & more face hands & cods & swoundeth often {illeg}|b|orne fryday night about on in ye morning. last fryday

nata {sic} feb 26. h h. 13. p m. 1619

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 230, f. 341r (upper right part of page)

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CASE48599: Horary consultation concerning William Steele (PERSON35707)

Question asked by the patient on 1 May 1619 at 11:30

RN Will Steele of Groundon 25 y last whitsontyde afternone afore Evening prayer came in son to me may 1. h {sic} hor. 11. 30 ant m 1619.

crooked in his lims necke \arms/ & body not foolish

2 y ill mutch physick no helpe

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 230, f. 347r (upper left part of page)

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CASE48638: Horary consultation concerning Mr Hickby (PERSON31625)

Question asked by the patient on 5 May 1619 at 14:45

RN Mres Iohn Ba{k}

Mr Hickby myste{r} {sic} of great Gydd{ing} 71 y may 5. h. 2. 45 p m 1619

sick of & on evr sinc the 2 of Aug in harvest.

It tooke him in as an ext ague & vnkindly age not alwys at so{me} tȳes & ever si{nc} christas vseth to cast his Drink{e} & meate/ now a bad stomack {l}|y|et a loose body

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[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 230, f. 354v (upper right, and bottom left parts of page)

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CASE47521: Horary consultation concerning Mrs Agnes Helder (PERSON31586)

Question asked by the patient on 25 September 1618 at 11:20

RN Agnys Helder of Offley 38 y sept 25. h 11. 20 ant m 1618.

had a litle \on/ since she was wth me mutch tempted. & troubled in her mynd wth wicked & evill thought hath had 9

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Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 230, f. 34v (bottom left part of page)

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CASE47629: Horary consultation concerning Sir Roger Pulleston (PERSON34514)

Question asked by the patient on 12 October 1618 at 14:30

RN Sr Rog. Poolyston came to cōfer wth me touching his Palsy & convulsions & vertigo. having a lamenes in his left syde & weaknes in his legs Octob. 12. h. 2. 30. p m. 1618.

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 230, f. 53r (upper right, and bottom left parts of page)

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CASE47885: Horary consultation concerning Mr William Bouth (PERSON28280)

Question asked by the patient on 24 November 1618 at 16:00

RN Mr Will Bouth troubled wth most filthy cogitations novēb. 24 h. hor {sic} 4. p m 1618. was marvelous ill afflicted wth filthy thought

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 230, f. 99r (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-shelfmark=MS%20Ashmole%20230;f2-deleted=No;f3-question-asked=Medical, accessed 14 August 2020.