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CASE69838: Nativity for Sir Sanders Duncombe [Mr Sanders Duncombe] (PERSON22981)

Question asked by the patient on 14 December 1629 at 12:20

RN Sr Sanders Duncōbe natus at Battlesdore was borne & Christened in the same Daye the 13 of febr: \h. {sic} 11. 30 p m / /23. 30 p m 1581. die \ 1581 {sic} /47 by {sic}\ /of St Iohns Street by Smythfild\

[Astrological Chart]

At this tyme \as he thinketh/

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 194, p. 10 (upper left part of page)

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CASE69839: Nativity for Sir Sanders Duncombe [Mr Sanders Duncombe] (PERSON22981)

Question asked by the patient on 14 December 1629 at 12:20

RN the more babee

If feb 13. h 11. 30 ant m natus 1582 then die {sic} die . Corp of a sang cōp

[Astrological Chart]

Sr Sanders Ducōb \47. y./ natus feb 13 h 15 21. his mother dyed when he was but 4 {illeg} \7/ yeres 5 or 6 y after her death vnwares leaping leaped into a well & was like to be drownd & 2 or 3 y wth his younger brothr sliding on the Ice fell into the water but wthout harme

20 y old travelled into franc & stayed 3 quarter of a yere & retured {sic} at the Death of his fathr being 21 y

Then living on yere in England he traveled into Italy wch beng {sic} about a yere there it was his hap riding on a mule to fall backward wth his mule also

then some few yeres after became servant to k Iames & then after to k Char The miklemas before the k went in to Scotland was sick of a dangerus burning feever then vppō the death of a frind fell into a weeping passion & thenc into extrene {sic} melanc |Write on monday next|

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 194, p. 10, p. 9, p. 10 (p. 10 upper right, p. 9 bottom left, and p. 10 bottom right)

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CASE69933: Horary consultation concerning Sir Sanders Duncombe [Mr Sanders Duncombe] (PERSON22981)

Question asked by the patient on 7 January 1630 at 18:30

RN Sr Sanders Duncōbe Ian of St Iohns streete in London by Smythfild Ian. 7. h. 6. 30 p m 1630 /sent me dulcis fron {sic} 4 to 7. wōderfully cōmended\

[Astrological Chart]

enquireth wheathr the pouder cōmended for a Curious medson be so excellent good & suff to be taken. cōpounded of gold & it draweth Downe all the Distems of the head into the stomack & then a clyster bringeth all downe or riddeth it quite1

Comended by a gentlemā for a rare curious & admirable medson.

vtrū ita sit vl nō

borne feb 13. 1581. in the morning. full 47 last febr bone {sic} in the morning & christned the same Day


1 ‘This gold hath past putrefaction giveth but 3 stooles It D {sic}’ in the left margin

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 194, p. 51 (upper left, 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-shelfmark=MS%20Ashmole%20194;f3-judgment=Yes;f4-number-of-querents=Single%20querent;f5-participant=Sir%20Sanders%20Duncombe%20%5BMr%20Sanders%20Duncombe%5D%20%28PERSON22981%29, accessed 13 July 2020.