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CASE52939: Horary consultation concerning Old Lady Bouth (PERSON44570)

Question asked by the patient on 8 August 1621 at 15:30

RN The old lady Bouth of ye Bath Aug 80 y Aug 8. h. 3. 30 p m. 162i

[Astrological Chart]

quærit vtrū sit ei tutū sequi maledicā quādā mulierē quæ vulgavit se fuisse veneficā. licet mulier iā incepuit negare \it is growen into ye mouth of 40 people/ quā tū {illeg} \ita/ dixisse potest ex testim 2ā mulierē basse her old husb. 20 y sinc gave out yt she was venefica him selfe vsings {sic} the cōpany of harlots. hath taken mutch greefe. if she goe to lawe wheathr a good or a bad end in making of water feeleth sensiblely a great payne cōing downe frō her hand to her loynes. & place of making of water./

would know when her men shall returne./

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 231, f. 63r (upper left part of page)

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CASE59517: Horary consultation concerning Mrs Jane Prescot (PERSON57056)

Question asked by the patient on 10 December 1624 at 10:30

RN Mres Iane Prescot of London newly come to London & tak{ing}|en| wth her shaking fits yet suddenly well would know wheathr best to leave her house at london & to dwell reture {sic} to Dwell into the country Decēb. 10 h. 10 30 ant m 1624

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 402, f. 123v (upper left part of page)

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CASE55553: Horary consultation concerning Mr Thomas Gostwick (PERSON50162)

Question asked by Goody Anne [Agnes] Gale [Anne Morgan] (PERSON14264) on 28 January 1623 at 11:00

RN Goody Gale for her Thomas Gostick a yere & a halfe old borne the weddensday after mysdsomer. sent Ian. 28 h. 11. ant m 1623.

It doth pyne & eate litle & doth not sper nor cānot goe it is so weake.

Elner Warner her next neighb. Elis Steaphinson who dwell boath togeathr her mother hanged

cānot kepe his water.

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 222, f. 164r (bottom left part of page)

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CASE57536: Horary consultation concerning an Anonymous (PERSON39790)

Question asked by Anonymous (PERSON39791) on 30 December 1623 at 11:00

RN a litle child halfe yere old swoundeth & fometh as one having the falling sicknes. vexed wth many convulsive fits Decēb 30 h. 11 ant m. 1623.

goody Huccot next neighbour suspected

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 413, f. 48r (bottom right part of page)

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CASE60412: Horary consultation concerning Mrs Anderson (PERSON42687)

Question asked by the patient on 6 May 1625 at 11:25

RN Mres Anderson her letter London may 6 h. 11 25 1625

wheathr leaches are good for her {illeg}|b|y tyes & what good to vse for the extrme {sic} heat in her hands & coldnes of her feete 3 what to quench her great drouth & thirste. 4 to make her sleepe

Is cōtinually Drye would know my iudg touching her fortune

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 217, f. 86r (upper right part of page)

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CASE53837: Horary consultation concerning Edward Nashe (PERSON55175) and Thomas Nashe (PERSON55186)

Question asked by Anonymous (PERSON39401) on 8 April 1622 at 15:20

RN Edw. Nash of North Crowly 4 y. Th nash. 3 quarters old Ap 8 || h. 3. 20 p m. 1622 troubled wth a mighty cough.

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 223, f. 45r (upper right part of page)

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CASE53848: Horary consultation concerning Elizabeth Bray (PERSON44731)

Question asked by the patient on 9 April 1622 at 17:45

RN Elis Edward of

Elis Bray of newnā 42 y Ap 9. h. 5. 45 p m. 1622. |4 child 11 y. youngest almost 2 yeres.|

[Astrological Chart]

Elis Bray \{Braye}/ of newnā 42. y. Ap. 9. h. 5. 45 p. m. 1622. |is very weake|

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 223, f. 46v (upper left, and upper right parts of page)

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CASE60374: Horary consultation concerning Mr William Rivet (PERSON57688)

Question asked by the patient on 1 May 1625 at 20:30

RN Mr Rivet of Bradnā 56|9|{sic} 59 may 1. h. 8 \30/ p m. 1625 /a sharpe matter cōmeth vp after drinking. ill after meate\

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 217, f. 80v (upper right part of page)

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CASE61160: Horary consultation concerning Goody Anne [Agnes] Gale [Anne Morgan] (PERSON14264) and Gale (PERSON49557)

Question asked by Goody Anne [Agnes] Gale [Anne Morgan] (PERSON14264) on 19 October 1625 at 13:45

RN Anne Gale of Goldington octob: 19. . h. 1. 45. p. m 1625

[Astrological Chart]

hath had great losse by beasts. her carte horses

a boy of hers 11. y. ill by a bruse an ague his speach & sences.

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 224, f. 20v (upper left part of page)

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CASE67724: Horary consultation concerning Williams (PERSON61843)

Question asked by Mrs Mary Williams (PERSON61869) on 14 February 1629 between 14:20 and 16:45

RN Mres Williams yt lay at Hoppins 2. y. sinc inquireth the cause why Her child Dyed of a swelling susp to be witched.

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 407, f. 54r (bottom part of page)

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CASE54340: Horary consultation concerning Thomas Atterbury (PERSON43055)

Question asked by Anonymous (PERSON39459) on 31 May 1622 at 10:30

RN Thomas Atterbery \of havrshā/ borne the weddens night about seav. before Candlemas was brought heather to me 16 weekes old last weddensday was brought vnto me may 31. . h. 10. 30 ant m. 1622 /the vse of the lims taken away\1

[Partial Astrological Chart]

[Astrological Chart]

Notes:

1 ‘lame in his lyms’ in chart

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 223, f. 136r (upper left, and bottom right parts of page)

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CASE67669: Horary consultation concerning Anne Chams (PERSON45837)

Question asked by the patient on 3 February 1629 at 13:00

RN An Chams of Newp{ort} 45. y. febr. 3. h. 1. p. m. 1629 /terns {sic} stopt 2. y. casteth blood vpward halfe a yere a pint on a night & work when she cānot\

[Astrological Chart]

An Chams of newp 45. febr. 3. h. 1. p m 1629 /terms stopt 2 yeres.\

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 407, f. 40Av, f. 41r (f. 40Av upper right, and f. 41r upper left)

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CASE60323: Horary consultation concerning Mr William Page [Bachelor of Divinity] (PERSON55909)

Question asked by the patient on 25 April 1625 at 16:30

RN Mr Page sent for mye Consayle Apr. 25. h. 4. 30 p m. 1625. |would crave my consayle for mariage| /had a violent fit lately\

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 217, f. 73v (bottom left, and bottom right parts of page)

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CASE62481: Horary consultation concerning Thomas Peacock [the younger] (PERSON56372)

Question asked by Peacock (PERSON56364) on 29 May 1626 at 13:00

RN Thomas Peacock 11. y of Brampton. may 29. h: 1. p m. 1626 /pater filio wheathr {i}{ll} {sic} ill words have done him hare {sic}\

[Astrological Chart]

wheathr ill words have done him harme

a poor mā Rich Hūbersone & his wife more suspected it |he| was demāded to pay his rent to the Hoggard & he sayd he had it not /then Thomas Peacock the boys father syd {sic} yt he must pay it & sinc his son fell ill\ & his boy prsently fell lame.

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 224, f. 227v (upper left part of page)

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CASE53728: Horary consultation concerning Mrs Jane [Shonet] Wardley (PERSON21079)

Question asked by the patient on 19 March 1622 at 14:00

RN Shonet Wardley of Odyll. 50 y march. 19 h 2 p m 1622. feeleth a prickling in sundry t of her body suddenly & by fits every day. & is mutch payned in her brow mouth & a noyce in her eares/. they sper not in there body. catle.

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 223, f. 27v (upper left part of page)

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CASE62873: Decumbiture for Agnes [Anne] West (PERSON61455)

Question asked by the patient on 5 October 1626 at 10:30

RN An West \of Olny/ suddenly taken sept 24: h. 6. 30 p m. 1626. /francis Gaudorne & his sister susp. Katherin Chardge now Sterling would fome at her mouth wth strang f{its} of {weake} {illeg}\

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 224, f. 304r (middle left part of page)

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CASE63615: Horary consultation concerning Countess Home [Lady Home] (PERSON51783) and Mrs Craste (PERSON47249)

Question asked by Mary Fane [Countess of Westmorland] [Old Countess of Westmorland ] [Old Lady Westmorland] (PERSON48709) and Grace Fane [Countess of Westmorland] [Lady le Dispenser] [Lady de la Spencer] (PERSON48708) on 13 April 1627 between 07:45 and 08:25

RN The Lady West & the Lady de Lespencer sent for Mres Crosts to goe to her grandmotter Dup & not to come Home to thē for feare of relapse

& sent me 5l for mrs Crosts & the lady West a peece for her child.

quærit vtrū sit gravida

renē{sic} to write to her & to the Bayly for his Child \the falling sicknes/ & to the lady Westmorland & to the lady delespencer et vtrū Her daughter lady Humes be gravida & in ye behalfe of Mres Crosts. \is Costive always// her dyet \purging Drink/ wroght 3 or 4 tys {sic} a day

fearth astringent playsters will bynd it

I had 5l of the lady Delespencer & a peece frō the old lady Westmorland for my Counsell for her child |Ap 13.|

Mres Crost was willed for feare of relapse to goe to her Grandmother Dup for a while I wished her to stay vntill the 8 of May 8.

Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 227, f. 58r-v (f. 58r bottom right, and f. 58v middle left)

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CASE51832: Horary consultation concerning Richard Carter (PERSON45659)

Question asked by Carter (PERSON45629) on 6 December 1620 at 15:00

RN Richard Carter. of Lillye 30 y in love Decēb: 6. h. 3. p. m. 1620 |sine consensu| /Widow Pydle is tempted yt he cānot pray by fits well quaketh cānot sleep\

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 233, f. 17r (upper right part of page)

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CASE54713: Decumbiture for Mrs Elizabeth Jennings [Latch] (PERSON52517)

Question asked by Anonymous (PERSON39512) on 30 July 1622 at 11:00

RN Mres Elis Ienings. correpta subite morbo valde violento. instar mortuæ martij 17. . h. 12. p m. 1622. |{n}o motion of life strang convulsiva| her extremest fit it lasted 4 or 5 houres

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 222, f. 16r (upper left 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-date=1620-1629;f3-question-asked=Personal%20affairs;f4-question-asked=Medical%3A%3ASymptoms%20%28specified%29, accessed 20 February 2020.