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CASE12134: Horary consultation concerning John Burton (PERSON10224)

Question asked by Anonymous (PERSON17668) on 25 March 1599 at 18:08

RN Iohn Burton of Cosgrave for his disease a boy of 9 yeres old kept his bed ever sinc tuesday. voyded wormes payned in chest belly & hart a stitch vndr his right \side/ a very hie coloured youth wth the vexation yt was pale before. all swollen frō the face to the granes. made no water sinc thursday. at 25 of March. die h. 6: 8. p. m 1599

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 111r (upper left part of page)

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CASE50666: Horary consultation concerning Mr Dr James [Justice of the Peace] (PERSON52432)

Question asked by Mrs James (PERSON52439) on 20 April 1620 at 15:20

RN D Iames of Oxford st|ran|gly {sic} \straungly/ taken wth a palsye on the left syde of the face hand & leg taken at church & great red blatches in t|H|is fac & bodye & his ey swelling & f|H|is face a yere before & sinc he contenting certen sup witches & on being acquitted he felt his strange stitch on his s {sic} left syde by fits he supposeth yt the womā susp for a witch but quitted by the Iudges did hurte him the 24 of feb. sep a ap yt night at sup first taken. had his first fit after he talked wth mr Rob. Conye. feb 18. in ye after noone his first fit but his worst fit the 24 of feb when the sup witch was acquitted/

Mres Iames mentioned Mr Doctor Iames |of oxford| Ap. 20 h. 3. 20 p m. 1620 /she related all at this tyme/\

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 414, f. 5r (upper left, and upper right parts of page)

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CASE66092: Horary consultation concerning Agnes Kent (PERSON52814)

Question asked by Anonymous (PERSON40662) on 14 May 1628 at 17:00

RN Agnys Kent of Moulsoe almost 5 quarters borne on Palme sonday last was twelfmonth about some {sic} rising sent to me May 14. . h. 5. p m. 1628.

It is pyned & cōsumed belly hard & voydeth wormes living 6. wasteth in the body. was nurced by goody Keburne. goody Keburne came into another nurces house & would needes suckle it, wheathr the nurce would or no & sinc mutch amys & it swounded twice to day belly very hard flesh quite wasted was not well tended by goody Keburne face swelled buttocke black & blewe. cānot stand vppon the lyms the child prsent wth goody Alton of Moulsoe it did batle well vnder this nurce vntill goody Keburne her former nurce would suckle it force tooke some surfet.

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 405, f. 32r (upper left part of page)

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CASE11901: Horary consultation concerning Goody Elizabeth Buckingham [Honour] (PERSON10131)

Question asked by Goodman Honour (PERSON12882) on 27 December 1598 at 08:45

RN Goodman Honour of Newport for his wife who hath bene longe sick & is nowe very exceeding ill h {sic} as her husband telleth me. hanc male suspicantr de veneficio

Elisabeth Buckingham. Otherwise Honour about 50. a great pulling in her left syde wc maketh her to Crye/

shee is not able to styrre no meate will tary wth her. shee goeth not onc in a sennet to ground very costive & mutch bounde. 27 of Decēb. die h. 8. 45. ant m. 1598. /complayneth of her hart chest left arme.\

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 72r (upper right part of page)

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CASE11911: Horary consultation concerning Old John Risely (PERSON15344)

Question asked by Risely (PERSON15342) on 30 December 1598 at 09:45

RN Iohn Risely of Rawnson sent onc againe to me for my counsell his pain lieth now in his Cods {wc} are swollen as big as ons hed & as hard as a borde he was wont to haue them swollen very big but then lasted but 5 houres & nowe swelled ever sinc weddensday he cannot eate sleepe or goe to ground. troubled wth the wind Cholicke a paine in his backe st{illeg}ry Desirous to take a stro{illeg} but Doubteth he ca shall be able Decēb. filius patre cū consensu. Decēb 30. die . h. 10. \9. 45./ 1598 his water cold red & thi{ck}

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 73v (upper right part of page)

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CASE70913: Horary consultation concerning William Story (PERSON59714) and Margaret Wyn (PERSON62414)

Question asked by Anonymous (PERSON41199) on 25 May 1630 at 18:20

RN Williā Stoary of St Albions 12 y the 30 of August next twixt 6 & 7 in ye morning at Saraz{ings} head about Easter was 12 monthe may 25. h 6 20 a|p| m 1630.

her mayd cōtinth {sic} Lame & hath spots about her thighs & Knees.

his legs

the child cōplayneth of his loynes& legs & of a payne of his Left syde & also hath a dry cough.

[Astrological Chart]

wheathr fit to make an issue Is lame & goeth wth payne

was prty well sinc Easter was a twelfmonth when & where.

will. Stoary 12 y may 25 h. 6. 30 p m 1630

Lame in his loyns Legs & left syde payned

There mayden yt was Lame. Marg. Wynne at the same tyme.

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 194, pp. 406-407 (p. 406 bottom right, p. 406 bottom left, and p. 407 upper left)

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CASE57561: Horary consultation concerning Mr Oliver Boteler (PERSON28235)

Question asked by Lady Anne Boteler [Farrar] [Butler] (PERSON28242) on 3 January 1624 at 11:45

RN The lady \An/ Butler for her mr Oliver Butler 9 y next march bone {sic} 28 or 29 about 12 & on in the night. of Harolde sent to me for this child Ian 3 h {sic} hor 11. 45 ant m 1623 {sic}. extree {sic} weake & feeble & cā take no physick taken wth strang fits plucking his \right/ syde & rūneth to his back being holden harde & an extree {sic} cough almost halfe a yere. & is pyned & cā not stand nor goe Ill tong suspected

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 413, f. 53r (upper right part of page)

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CASE11777: Horary consultation concerning William Thomson (PERSON16396)

Question asked by Hugh Thomson (PERSON16391) on 6 November 1598 at 10:30

RN William Tomson of 12 yeres on a friday a moneth afore Miklemas quærit valde ægrotat ventre. 6 of novemb. it tooke him on 2 of novemb. die in the morning. he it cometh & taketh him by fits & & {sic} ariseth vp in his stomack he could not take his meate. but would vomit vp but yt is stayd & troubleth his hed but most his belly burneth wonderfully cannot eate. Novemb. 6. die h. 1{2}|0|. ant m. 1598. cū filij consensu. h. 10. 30.1

[Astrological Chart]

[Astrological Chart]

Notes:

1 ‘Will Tomson’ in chart

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 47v (upper left, and bottom right parts of page)

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CASE16959: Horary consultation concerning Agnes Olny (PERSON14562)

Question asked by Olny (PERSON14561) on 19 May 1602 at 09:45

RN Agnys Olny 38 y of Tebworthe in Chalgrave maij 19. hor. 9. 45. ant m. 1602. /maritus vxore furiosa et insaniētē sencles hath no vse of her wits. h {sic} light headed\ /a frenticke woman mad & laugh & inc mistermeth.\

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 221, f. 50r (upper left part of page)

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CASE54679: Decumbiture for Goody Elizabeth Cockin (PERSON46446)

Question asked by Anonymous (PERSON39510) on 25 July 1622 at 11:11

RN She was taken strangly & sodenly but more yesterday then before Iuly 24. h 4|5| \5/ p m 1622. at sermō tȳe wthstrāg convulsions taking away her speach. & vse of her armes & her belly Did burne & trēble & was & is ever mightely tormōted wth sore tēptatiōs when she is most willing to serve god1

[Astrological Chart]

Notes:

1 ‘tēptation’ in chart

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 222, f. 8r (upper right part of page)

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CASE64602: Horary consultation concerning Elizabeth Horrell (PERSON51887)

Question asked by Anonymous (PERSON40516) on 17 September 1627 at 07:30

RN Elis Hurrell of Barton by Cambridge a widow 60 y sept 17. h. 7 30 ant m. 1627. Distracted of her wits sinc mydsomer. Doth Will curse & talk continually & be doing of some ill except she be tyed & will teare her cloathes & is senceles. fretfull & furious & cā sleepe litle light headed1

[Astrological Chart]

Notes:

1 ‘frentick senceles & furious’ in chart

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 227, f. 216r (upper right part of page)

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CASE77757: Horary consultation concerning Bartholomew Thomson (PERSON60043)

Question asked by Anonymous (PERSON41925) on 1 July 1633 at 16:30

RN Bartholomew Tomson \Ill halfe a yere/ of newp 9. y. almost ten taken a weeke sinc {sic} \thursdy night/ taken a thursday night next a month was brought to me Iuly. 1. h. 4. 30 p m 1633.

had a bruise by thrusting him A|ag|aynst a Deske & bled at the nose mutch & sinc hath bene pyned & wasted in his flesh

looketh very pale /the child was brought to me in a Cradle. worst at night\

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 211, p. 278 (upper left, and bottom right parts of page)

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CASE36245: Horary consultation concerning Susan Piggot (PERSON24914)

Question asked by Mr Henry Piggot (PERSON24904) on 17 July 1609 at 19:20

RN Susan Piggot of {sic} belonging to the lord of kent 18 y Iuly \17./ h. 7. 20 p m 1609 /Mr Henry piggot her brother sorore\12

[Astrological Chart]

Notes:

1 ‘mutch feare & greefe & discontentment’ in chart

2 ‘mynd mutch troubled wth discontent.’ in chart

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 203, f. 110r (upper right part of page)

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CASE43321: Horary consultation concerning Robert Ampes (PERSON27372)

Question asked by Anonymous (PERSON38068) on 4 May 1616 at 11:00

RN Williā

Robart Ampts of Sundon 72 {sic} feb 22. /1544\ \came/ may 4 h {sic} hor. 11. ant m. 16i6

ill in his head evr sinc sonday last quite bereaved of his sences. & cā make no answere. & was nevr so before. it seemeth yt he sawe some ill thing.

Nicholas d{illeg}|D|ay the myster {sic} susp for a bad mā mayed {sic} he & his wife agree not no child his neighb susp him given to ill vices pracheth every sonday.

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 408, f. 79r (upper left part of page)

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CASE50293: Horary consultation concerning Mr Pedder (PERSON34163)

Question asked by Mrs Susan Pedder (PERSON24871) on 12 February 1620 at 18:00

RN Mres Padder for her husb. plexed wth greefe for certen writings cōmitted to Mr Nichols sonne & cānot sleepe to crave my counsell feb 12 h {sic} hor 6 p m 16201

[Astrological Chart]

Notes:

1 ‘mightely troubled in mynde cānot sleepe’ in chart

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 213, f. 134r (upper right part of page)

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CASE12097: Horary consultation concerning Mrs Isabel Dormer [Young Goody Dormer] (PERSON11358)

Question asked by Goodman Robert Dormer (PERSON11355) on 18 March 1599 or on 19 March 1599 at 09:30

RN Dormar for his wife at Woulverton. 24 yeres old ho payned this 18 of March die h. 9. 30. mi. ant m.

Isbell Dormer of Woulverton 28. sick this quartr of this yere in her stomack & harte & her right side & right arm supposing yt her liver is growing to her side. die . h. 9. 2|3|0. 1599. shee doth swound wth it worst at mornings.

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 105r (upper right part of page)

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CASE36471: Horary consultation concerning Mrs Mary Barnsly (PERSON21989)

Question asked by Mr Nicholas Barnsly (PERSON21988) on 3 September 1609 between 13:20 and 15:00

RN Mr Barneslay mr Stones brother in law for his wife troubled wth arising vp to her throate like the mother. & wth flushshing heate & pushes & pimples in her face.

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 203, f. 148r (bottom right part of page)

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CASE43994: Horary consultation concerning Mr Coople (PERSON29391)

Question asked by Anonymous (PERSON38133) on 25 October 1616 at 09:00

RN a young gentlemā of my lord Ruthens acquanetanc octob. 25. . h. 9 ant m 16i6. |Mr Coaple| /{he}d light.\ /new ague every day.\ |{s}orely tormēted wth a burning feaver wits decayed hed light & gydy|

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 198, f. 10r (upper left part of page)

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CASE53391: Decumbiture for James Langwrite (PERSON53371)

Question asked by Anonymous (PERSON39360) on 28 November 1621 at 08:39

RN It tooke him first on sonday last wth a trēbling all over. & tooke away the vse of his lyms & now his sences & all 25 h. 9. 30 ant m sodaynly taken 162i /will take nothing nor speak cānot keepe his water\

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 231, f. 146r (upper right part of page)

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CASE61556: Decumbiture for Margaret Howlet (PERSON52018)

Question asked by Anonymous (PERSON40223) on 30 January 1626 at 08:00

RN troubled wth strang convulsions the wench the morow on \St/ Stephens Daye sep a ap . p h. 8 ant m 162{6}|5| & swounded at that tyme & hath bene troubled wth convulsiōs ever sinc

[Astrological Chart]

Marg Howlet taken wth strang fits of convulsions & wythering of her face & neck St {sic} Decēb. 26 h. 8 ant m 1625

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 224, f. 82r-v (f. 82r bottom right, and f. 82v upper left)

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-treatment=Yes;f2-question-asked=Medical;f3-practitioner-is-querent=No;f4-astrologer=Mr%20Richard%20Napier%20%5BSandy%5D%20%5BRichard%20Napier%20%5BSenior%5D%5D%20%28PERSON5218%29;f5-querent-is-asking-about=Others, accessed 5 August 2020.