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CASE22426: Horary consultation concerning Mr Edward Burgen (PERSON45242)

Question asked by the patient on 13 July 1630 at 10:30

RN Mr Edward Burgen \of Northāpton/. 46. y a barber. Iuly. 13. h. 10. 30 ant m. 1630 /Mr Neely of northhapton prationer in physick & surgerye\

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 238, f. 59v (upper left part of page)

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CASE44139: Horary consultation concerning Susan Jennings (PERSON32111)

Question asked by the patient on 7 December 1616 at 16:30

RN Susan Iennings of weston vnderwood 52 y decēb. 7 h {sic} hor 4. 30 p m 16i6 a great wen vnder her left eare wch the kings physit call the kings evill very hot pricking sinc the last yere begynning wth a kernell

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 198, f. 34r (upper right part of page)

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CASE63403: Horary consultation concerning Edward Winch (PERSON61979)

Question asked by the patient on 15 March 1627 at 11:50

RN Edward Winse of Luton 25 y now mayed {sic} at Christmas Last hath bleed often tyms at the right nostrell & is {sic} hath swonded on tuesd last 3 tyms extree {sic} feeble & weake March 15 h. 11 50 ant m 1627.

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 227, f. 23r (upper right part of page)

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CASE70260: Horary consultation concerning Mr Clopton (PERSON46369)

Question asked by the patient on 17 March 1630 at 21:00

U[1624–34] Mr. Rous Clopton of Corp. Chri Coll. Oxon 35. y. Mart. 17. . h. 9. p. m. 1630

[Astrological Chart]

A greiuous Headache takes him at Midnight sometimes in one te of ye head & sometimes in ye other te, but especially in ye left side of his heade, wch makes ye places outwardly sore where ye paine hath beene.1

A continually Noyse in his head wth a tearinge paine as yf it would pull one skyn from another, wch comes sometimes suddenly like a strech, & then is gone in an instant

A dizines in ye heade & a leapinge, as it were of blacke mothes before his Eyes

This paine hath continued these 6 weekes,

Desires to knowe whether it ceeds from ye stomack or spleene, from a cold or{illeg} hote cause

Hath beene let Bloud in ye right arme, & vnder the tongue, & in ye forehead, beeinge tolde by the Physitian ythis greife was caused by fullnes of Bloud

Hath taken Pills & Electuaryes sundry times, but his paine noethinge deminished

Hath for many years beene troubled wth a soundinge & noyse in his head, but neuer wth paine till nowe Feareth a Disposition to the Palsye or Apoplexye Desires Receits & Directions to preuent these two capitall Dangers.

Notes:

1 ‘Extreame Headache’ in chart

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 194, p. 177 (upper left part of page)

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CASE38078: Horary consultation concerning Mrs Elizabeth Andrews (PERSON27396)

Question asked by the patient on 8 May 1611 at 16:20

RN mres Elis Andrewe of Winwick 20. y. May 8 h 4. 20. p m 1611. \neck swelled red & hard/

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 200, f. 91r (upper right part of page)

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CASE54882: Horary consultation concerning Mr Richard Dyer (PERSON48232)

Question asked by the patient on 5 September 1622 at 16:15

RN Mr Rich. Dyer of Great Stawton Decē. 4. h. 11. 45 p {sic}. 1588. but came to me for my counsayle Sept 5 . h. 4. 15 p m. 1622.

a Smyth in London in cow lane on Hopkins opened the drūps of his ears & once in a yere & tooke out black coarns & then heard but sinc cometh agayne & is troubled wth a continuall n hissing & buzzing

vtrū ducet quā cupit

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 222, f. 46r (bottom right part of page)

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CASE12237: Horary consultation concerning Goodman Thomas Gardner (PERSON12047)

Question asked by the patient on 18 April 1599 at 07:00

RN Thomas Gardner of Dunsanger of 62 yeres old yt pissed blood & was mended by the herb yt I sent him in a receipte. sinc yt time had on Waly who hath wth his Clisters Done him litle good but is swollen in his belly wc is growen very harde. & mutch payned in his share & can make but a litle water halfe a sponefull at a time would knowe wheathr leekly to die or live. went not to ground sinc munday last about 12 a clocke sent to me this 18 of Apr. die . h. 7. ant m 1599 burneth in his yarde.

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 125v (upper left part of page)

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CASE12287: Horary consultation concerning John Trueman (PERSON16582)

Question asked by the patient on 24 April 1599 at 09:30

RN Iohn Trueman of Willing i9 come lāmas. hath a swellinge in his legs fallen downe lately wthin this sennet his \belly & body/ was before swollen. he hath taken phisick this 4 yeres. & hath taken Drink of many & of Mr Glover of Northampton. Drinkes losing him yt hath had taken a diet losing Drinke for 3 days fasting & had 2 cakes & hath in a day. his excrement looke white & his face & eyes all yellowe but a fully faced youthe. 24 of Apr. die h. 9. 30 p m {sic}. 1599. cathed it wth a wet & cold. faynt & feeble.

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 135v (upper left part 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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CASE53528: Horary consultation concerning Mr Edward Birckberd (PERSON44197)

Question asked by the patient on 3 February 1622 at 10:00

RW Mr Edward Birckberd of Astwell \y. 50./ d. . h 10. Feb: 3. 1622. had of late a swellinge in his thighes & leggs, wch was taken away by physicke purginge: since that his stomacke is gone: is verie weake: troubled wth a cough & drouth: cannot sleepe. RN a great difficulty of breath./ cānot rise out of his bed nor stand v nor restRW

[Astrological Chart]

RN Edw. Birckberd a spec serv vnto Sr George Sherly Mr Colins houshold physition.

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 231, f. 176v (bottom left, and bottom right parts of page)

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CASE24310: Horary consultation concerning John Smith (PERSON35441)

Question asked by the patient on 18 February 1615 at 13:15

RN Iohn Smyth of Brockholl by Weedon 23 y feb 18 h {sic} hor 1. 15 p m 1615

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 237, f. 162r (upper left part of page)

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CASE37313: Horary consultation concerning an Anonymous (PERSON37437)

Question asked by Magdalen Dormer [Curson] [Young Lady Curson] (PERSON22807) between 18 August 1614 at 12:00 and 19 August 1614 at 10:00

RN a litle gyrle 14 y very sick head & stomack my lady gave her aloes & syrope of roses & a vomyt wth {sic} wrought eight 12 tymes & yet is not mended craveth my consell

Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 237, f. 76r (upper right part of page)

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CASE45310: Horary consultation concerning an Anonymous (PERSON38261)

Question asked by Anonymous (PERSON38260) on 19 July 1617 at 08:00

RN the father in law of Mr Beamon surg. of Pollixhill came to me for his wife. brought a bed 3 we{ekes} sinc. taken with the new ague extreme sick & feeble & troubled wth stitches

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 220, f. 38v (upper right part of page)

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CASE64589: Horary consultation concerning Mrs Elizabeth Marsh (PERSON14007) and Abbot [Marsh] (PERSON54311)

Question asked by Mrs Elizabeth Marsh (PERSON14007) on 14 September 1627 at 17:30

RN My Cosen Marsh the older sent me a kind letter to signify yt after my clyster & blood letting she was well for 4 days & then payned as before in her hed & arme so greevously betwixt 4 & 5 p m cōnoly {sic} Sept 14. h. 5. 30 p m 1627 she sent to Cambridg to Mr Crane he gave her a pils|l| & also a clyster

had the horse leaches & they were {illeg} naught.

took my pils & Dyet drink & did well for the tyme

her Daughter fond mtch {sic} good by her playster Desyreth a nother & a recept of it

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 227, f. 214r (upper left part of page)

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CASE64289: Horary consultation concerning Mrs Elizabeth Marsh (PERSON14007)

Question asked by the patient on 17 July 1627 at 17:00

RN my deere Cosen she Marsh sent vnto me Iuly 17. h. 5. p m. 1627. /deus benedicat Cognatæ meæ\

[Astrological Chart]

\no good of ye oyntnent {sic}/ her head ill & mutch payned, the vayns in her tēples swelled & arme so weake yt she cānot vse it & the vaynes be sore to her foote

extremely payned

desyrous to have williā Rufhead to let her blood

would have something to incease {sic} good blood

desyrous to know when to send her coach.

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 227, f. 164r (upper right part of page)

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CASE79301: Horary consultation concerning Nichols (PERSON55492)

Question asked by the patient on 11 April 1635 at 11:00

SRN My Cozen Nicholls her selfe for her selfe \38. y./ eodem tempore

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 412, f. 193v (upper right part of page)

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CASE22060: Horary consultation concerning Alice Cooper (PERSON46954)

Question asked by Cooper (PERSON46909) on 4 June 1630 at 14:45

RN Alce Coo of Emmerton 44 y Iune 4 h. 2 45. p m. 1630

lame in all her ioynts hands arms legs feet

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 238, f. 4r (upper right part of page)

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CASE46520: Horary consultation concerning Mrs Susan Pedder (PERSON24871) and Mr Pedder (PERSON34163)

Question asked by Mrs Susan Pedder (PERSON24871) on 30 April 1618 at 11:30

RN Mres Podder \the younger/ of Potters Perry 30|3| y Ap 30 h 11. 30 p m {sic} 1618.

hath not had the right course of her body these 3 yers.

feareth a cōsumption |& what is good to kepe her frō it|

vyyn {sic} very good.

would have a purge for her selfe & her husb. who feareth his father disease careth not for meate is Iealous of his wife being very honest & chast. & is sometyes {sic} lunatick & mad 4 y. & a halfe every 3 or 4 days.

he thincketh yt he is bewitched wth on a womā yt gave his mother physick./

& Mr Pedders w{atr} Ap 30 h.

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 201, f. 79v (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, https://casebooks.lib.cam.ac.uk/search?f2-damaged=No;f3-info=Mentions%20other%20practitioner;f4-question-asked=Medical, accessed 29 February 2020.