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CASE13477: Horary consultation concerning Susan Blundell (PERSON9824)

Question asked by Mrs Catherine Blundell [Budoxhed] [Butshed] [Mrs Blundell [the elder]] (PERSON9819) on 8 March 1598 at 11:54

RN Mres Blundell brought her Daughter to me who semed to knowe me although shee could not speake 1598 die Martij die h 11. 48. mi 52|4| {sic} 54 mi excrementa emittit voluntarie {sic}./

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 182, f. 152r (upper part of page)

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CASE13542: Decumbiture for Goody Elizabeth Miller [Richardson] (PERSON15311)

Question asked by Anonymous (PERSON17865) between 2 July 1598 and 16 July 1598

RN |1598.| Elsabeth Richardson tooke her sicknes the 2 of Iuly die h. intr 10 & 11. 10. 30 mi an m. 10. 15. shee hath an idle hed & speaketh foolishnes bereaved of her speach & of her wittes

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 182, f. 213r (upper part of page)

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CASE12504: Horary consultation concerning Mrs Alice Moulsoe (PERSON14295)

Question asked by Mr Moulsoe (PERSON14292) on 23 May 1599 at 14:00

RN Mres Moulsoe. sore sicke ha{th} no minde to speake. whose greefe lyeth every where. her husb. sent for her for shee hath no minde on any thinge may the 23 die h. 2. p m 1599 sine consensu.

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 170v (bottom right, and bottom left parts of page)

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CASE53814: Horary consultation concerning an Anonymous (PERSON62405)

Question asked by Mr Wyllyson [Woullyson] (PERSON62401) on 4 April 1622 at 19:00

RN Mr Woullyston Ap 4 h 7 p m 1622

a purg dyet drink the {lees} of the mother & convulsion are all turned vp to the brayne mopish will not give on word leane /sine consensu.\

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he sendeth only for stuffe to make a dyet drink to be delivered vnto Mres mockete at Barnet./

Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 223, f. 41r (upper right part of page)

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CASE54298: Horary consultation concerning Mrs Esther [Hester] Taylor [Conqueste] (PERSON46740)

Question asked by the patient on 25 May 1622 at 13:20

RN Mres Hester Conquest. \of Howton Conquest./ 21 y may 25 h {sic} hor 1. p m 1622. \a convulsive palsy at ye right syde cānot speake but laugh or weeke {sic}/

Mres Hester Conquest may 2{illeg}|5|. h {sic} hor 1. 20 p m 16221

[Astrological Chart]


1paralysis convuls. laugh & weepe cānot speake’ in chart

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 223, f. 127r (bottom right, and upper right parts 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,;f2-language=Latin;f3-patient-sex=Female;f4-question-asked=Medical%3A%3ADiseases%20of%20the%20mind%3A%3ASpeechless%20%28passions%29;f5-question-asked=Medical%3A%3ADiseases%20of%20the%20mind, accessed 5 June 2020.