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CASE37811: Horary consultation concerning William Freeman (PERSON30652) and Goody Maud Freeman (PERSON23317) and Lettice Freeman (PERSON30663) and Laura Burte (PERSON28591) and Anonymous (PERSON37498) and Elizabeth Burte (PERSON28588)

Question asked by William Freeman (PERSON30652), Goody Maud Freeman (PERSON23317), Lettice Freeman (PERSON30663), Anonymous (PERSON37498) and Elizabeth Burte (PERSON28588) on 4 April 1611 at 11:15

GJ willm Freeman of St eedes 44 y Apr: 4 {illeg}|| ho 11. 15 a m 1611.

Ad præcautionē pestis

Mould Freeman 60 y. eodē

Lettice freeman 11 y eodē

Lowre Byrt 7 y. eodē

Susan Byrt maid 16. y.

Elsabeth Byrt 35 y.

Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 200, f. 53r (bottom right part of page)

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CASE79496: Horary consultation concerning Marian Phillips (PERSON56684)

Question asked by the patient on 11 September 1635 at 10:00

SRN Marian Phelp of Blechly 40. y Septemƀ. 11. h. 10. a. m. 1635

Much payned in her chest & at her heart very shortwynded swelld & howen in her face hands & Body

\vomitts what she taketh/ hath not bin well since it thunderd & lightend when she came from Stoke goldinge on th{e} Sunday yt it lightend & thunde{red} so much.

it first tooke her wth sorenes in her throate

body Costiue. Vryne very thin & frothy, & cleere. hath bin married these 9. y. no child.

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 412, f. 241v (upper right part of page)

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CASE63782: Horary consultation concerning Joan Parkinson (PERSON56153)

Question asked by Mr Hammond (PERSON50735) on 1 May 1627 at 15:30

RW Ioane Parkinson of Pirton in Hartfordsheire. y. 20. d. . h: 3. 30. p: m: Maij. 1o. 1627. moopish this tweluemoneth, distracted of her witts: fell ill first vpon a beatinge by her dame: no sence or vnderstandinge at all, nor a word frō her can be gotten vnlesse they anger her, & then she bids a rat on them they trouble her. hath them well. eateth vnreasonably mr Hamond wrote for her in her behalfe a lustie wench

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 227, f. 82v (upper left part of page)

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CASE14911: Horary consultation concerning Alice Lord (PERSON13790)

Question asked by the patient on 5 May 1603 at 10:30

GJ Alice Lord of Kempson 25 y. May 5 ho. 10 30 a m. 1603

Keepeth her bed, trembles very much, A great payne in her backe her right hand and right arme swelled. Cryes of her bones and every where about in great payne./

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 207, f. 64r (upper left part of page)

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CASE37805: Horary consultation concerning Mr Adrian Fortescue (PERSON19645) and Mrs Mary Fortescue (PERSON30516) and Mr William Fortescue (PERSON30513)

Question asked by Lady Grace Fortescue [Grace Manners] (PERSON19647) on 3 April 1611 between 15:00 and 16:00

GJ Mr Adrian Fortescue and mrs Mary Fortescue have taken thrice of their physicke and wrought well wth them, the gentlewoman sicke the first taking, and well since, her stomack better, but her head as it was

Mr Adrian sicke wth his physicke on monday last and tooke none since he sleepes not well, is growen weake and his waxen kernells remayne. / my Lady think that if he continue so it will bring him to a consumption She desyres to have some course for mr willm Fortescue 10 y. wch hath also an Itche. Desyres to be satisfyed how this Itche comes whether by overheating the bloud wth violent exercise. & whether they shall continue the rest of the physike.

Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 200, f. 52v (bottom right part of page)

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CASE50335: Horary consultation concerning Henry Shephard (PERSON35259)

Question asked by the patient on 28 February 1620 at 11:30

RW Henry Sheepheard. of Sympson. y. 60. d. h. 11. 30 ant: m: Feb. 28. 1620. hath beene sicke ever since Christmas. is swelled in his body: & his belly hard: legs swelled & hath a little issue in each of them: hath kept his bed these two dayes. Eateth his meate prettily well: is rather loose then costive

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 213, f. 138r (bottom right part of page)

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CASE78879: Horary consultation concerning Anne Stap (PERSON59514)

Question asked by the patient no later than 15 March 1634 at 09:00

TG Ann stapp of stonystreetford 16 y. Mart. 15. h. 9. Mat. 1634. hath beene sicke this 14night. on wensday a stitch in her right side began, & now is pained in all her body. Exceedy|i|ng hote. Keepeth her bed can hardly stirre.

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 412, f. 102r (upper left part of page)

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CASE79175: Horary consultation concerning Mrs Faith Sage (PERSON58116) and Sage (PERSON58113)

Question asked by Mrs Faith Sage (PERSON58116) on 7 October 1634 between 09:45 and 14:00

SRN Fayth Sage of High Lauer for a litenes in her head. & a papue in her Teeth & a trembling at her heart.

her Husband was taken with a payne in her|is| backe that he can hardly goe./.

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 412, f. 157r (upper right part of page)

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CASE79618: Horary consultation concerning Lady Hester Temple [Old Lady Temple] (PERSON35978)

Question asked by the patient on 29 March 1636 at 15:00

SRN The old Lady Temple of Darsett 66. y. March. 29. . h. 3. p. m. 1636.

The pills j sent her did worke very well & did her very much good.

Is now short wynded & much hoven in ye stomacke & weake in her knees & A{illeg}k|nc|kles, as she was then

hath at this tyme a great hoarsenes & straytnes in her throate. desires the note of ye Dyet drinke. & pills.

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 177, f. 18v (upper left, and upper right parts of page)

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CASE26406: Horary consultation concerning Quicke (PERSON62762)

Question asked by the patient and Hugh Quicke (PERSON57231) on 21 February 1615 at 10:00

RW Hugh Quicke of Clifton r{a}{i}{g}nes came wth his wife, who was much trou{ble}{d} in minde & often times tempted (shee sayd) wth an e{u}ill spirite to doe her selfe a misc{h}eife./ shee suspected a man & his wife in that {to}{wne}./ & when she{illeg} came home from mee she{illeg} tould her neighbours that I shewed her that {monster} in a glasse. but shee lyed./ d. h: 10. ant: {m}: Feb: 21. 1615. they came vnto me./

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 204, f. 41r (upper right part of page)

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CASE79794: Horary consultation concerning an Anonymous (PERSON42157)

Question asked by Sir Thomas Tyrringham (PERSON16622) and Lord George (PERSON42246) on 12 November 1635 at 18:30

SRN Sr. Tho. Tyringhā & my Lord Gorge sent to me desireing my advise \& {nos} to come to London/ for a young gentleman who falle{th} into a very great deepe mellancholly passion lat{ly} the lers Came Novemb. 12. . h. 6. 30. p. m.

Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 340, f. 137v (upper right part of page)

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CASE14754: Horary consultation concerning Mr Matthew Claver (PERSON10637)

Question asked by the patient on 6 April 1603 at 10:06

GJ Mr Mathew Claver of Foskett. sent his water wth a letter April. 6. ho. 10. 6 a m. 1603 Wherin he Complayneth of a trembling hastynes and fulnes of his head & sences his body full of wynde, a great noyse in his left eare many tymes troubled wth a stitche in the small of his backe. The mouth of his stomacke doth most annoy his head for wch he hath taken Conserve of Anthos

Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 207, f. 42r (bottom left part of page)

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CASE15761: Horary consultation concerning Elizabeth Hayes (PERSON12687) and Hayes (PERSON12686)

Question asked by Elizabeth Hayes (PERSON12687) on 18 October 1603 at 09:50

GJ Elsabeth Hayes of Turvy 43 y Octob. 18 ho. 9. 50 a m. 1603. |wind in the stomacke.| A dry Cough An Itche and as it were a dry scurfe. Hath a Childe of 2 yeere old sucking on her, the childe very poore & will take nothing but the brest can neither go nor speake: borne the saturday fortnight after midsomer 1601 betwene 8 & 9 at night quiet in the day but very vnquiett all night. very cold, swelled in the body of late. the mother nunquā habuit menstrua since she had this child.

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 207, f. 150r (bottom left part of page)

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CASE50337: Horary consultation concerning Anne Warr (PERSON36499)

Question asked by the patient on 29 February 1620 at 09:00

RW Anne Warr of stony stratford y. 46. d. h: 9. ant: m: Feb. 29 1620. a weake pale water. & windie: a weake stomacke: swelled in her face & head: if shee sitteth vp her feete swell also: desireth to drinke eateth nothinge but broth: & {illeg}|v|seth to sucke her water lettinge none of the substance to goe downe. troubled also with the whites too much: Gonorrhea. hath them too much

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 213, f. 138v (upper left part of page)

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CASE53520: Horary consultation concerning Clemence Ruly (PERSON62969)

Question asked by the patient on 1 February 1622 at 09:25

RW Clement Rulie d. . h: 9. 25. p: mer: Feb: 1. 1622. taken suddenly wth a riseing in \her/ stomacke wch is readie to stop her winde: her hands cold; highe coloured in her face & swetteth: hath a heate in her bodie

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 231, f. 175v (bottom left part of page)

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CASE70044: Horary consultation concerning Anne Knot (PERSON53197)

Question asked by the patient on 11 February 1630 at 16:00

U[1624–34] Anne Knott of Holcott a widowe 46. y. Feb. 11. . h. 4. p. m. 1630

Is light headed & talketh very idley sometimes rageth & raueth, hath beene soe eur since Saturday, since yesterday hath beene very ill. cannot sleepe1

[Astrological Chart]

Notes:

1 ‘Light headed’ in chart

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 194, p. 100 (bottom left, and bottom right parts of page)

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CASE79474: Horary consultation concerning Mrs Anne Cotta (PERSON47019)

Question asked by the patient on 22 August 1635 at 10:00

SRN Mrs Cotta of Coventry 40. y. August 22. . h. 10. a. m. 1635.

[Astrological Chart]

Subject to bleeding, hath a burneinge in the insides of her hands & the Soles of her feete. desires my aduise whether it be good for to bleed either by Leeches or in her feete.

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 412, f. 236v (bottom left part of page)

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CASE14755: Horary consultation concerning Mr Kelly (PERSON13278) and Mrs Kelly (PERSON13279)

Question asked by Mr Kelly (PERSON13278) and Mrs Kelly (PERSON13279) on 6 April 1603 at 10:15

GJ Mr Cayly of Maydford {illeg}|A|prill. 6. ho 10. 15 a m. 1603

For his sore legge

His wife for her stomacke

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 207, f. 42r (upper right 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?f2-astrologer=Other;f3-querent-identified=Yes;f4-question-asked=Medical, accessed 10 July 2020.