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CASE66410: Horary consultation concerning John Evans (PERSON48624) and Anonymous (PERSON40698)

Question asked by John Evans (PERSON48624) on 19 June 1628 at 18:00

RN {I}ohn Evans of the Mynrys in London Iue {sic} 19 h. 6 p m. 1628

writeth for a gent mā

first vnfoldeth his owne greefe how he is wrōged & cosened of all yt he hath & therby he his wife & childrē broght to great want & misery craveth my Counsell & instruction

Also writeth in the behalfe of a gentlemā yt having taken an extreme cold & prsently an exceeding greefe for the Death of his wife & {th}erby cast Downe into sicknes & mutch melancholy of a sanguyne cōplexion his sicknes & melancholy is mutch abated & now his voice is almost Lost yt he s cānot {sic} \on cānot/ spea heare on \him/ that speaketh {sic} \to speake/ a yard of

cōplayneth of something about the pit of his throate his voice is only low & weake but not troubled wth any fault in noncing but cleere inough every where no physick but cōplayneth of the coldnes of his stomack & head & sone {sic} stoppage about the begying of his nose cold flegme & cold head & defect in hearing hath 2 great manyscripts of physick yt he is Desyrous I should vse craveth vnder god my consayle for the frind his gentleman

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 405, f. 80r (upper left part of page)

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CASE74377: Horary consultation concerning Sir Thomas Ersfeild [Mr Ersfeild] (PERSON48585) and Sir Robert Sandy [Napier] [Baronet] [Old Sir Robert Napier] [Mr Robert Sandy [Napier]] (PERSON6315) and Mr Alexander Napier [Sandy] (PERSON25251)

Question asked by Sir Thomas Ersfeild [Mr Ersfeild] (PERSON48585) and Sir Robert Sandy [Napier] [Baronet] [Old Sir Robert Napier] [Mr Robert Sandy [Napier]] (PERSON6315) on 20 April 1632 at 14:00

RN I had a letters frō young \old/ Sr Robert & young Sr Rob. Sr Th.: Earffild & Sr water Leach Ap 1 \2/0 h. 2 p m 1632

frō old Sr Rob 6 rabbots & 2 litle troughts

They desyre me to goe wth Sr Rob & his L into yorke sheere & Sr walter into Devonshire

Sr Thomas ak|c|knowledged|th| yt my last pouder sent about a fortnight sinc hath recovered the fect{illeg} craveth the same powder.

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 416, p. 96 (bottom left, and middle right parts of page)

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CASE12464: Horary consultation concerning William Colles (PERSON10740)

Question asked by the patient on 15 May 1599 at 16:45

RN Mr Will: Co{l|e|}lles Colles of Parke berrye of 58 troubled sick this i6 yeres & hath had the Counsell of the most exte phisitions troubled wth a windy cause as he sayth cōming from his backe by a great heate & obstruction from my liver. also wth a bad stomacke elevating winde into my hed. wch causeth gydines or streming in my head wch cometh as he thinketh by the ascending vp of bad & melancholy humours & wth a shaking in my left hand mightely as it were the palsye but always very hotte. nowe of late wth the brevity of wind in my stomacke & chest & lately wth a mūmnes {sic} & tinckling in my hands. lips & sydes & face. this 15 of may. die h. 4. 45. p m. 1599.

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 164r (upper right part of page)

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CASE21973: Horary consultation concerning Henry Fisher (PERSON11750)

Question asked by the patient on 28 February 1605 at 09:00

RN Henry fishr of Eastcot a serving mā to my lord Harrington 40 y febr 28 hor. 9. ant m 1605. crased in braine put out of service by his Mres for the love of a mayd.1

[Astrological Chart]

he sent only to knowe when he should fynd me at home yt he might come over vnto me./

Notes:

1 ‘hed ill & gydye mynd troubled stomacke & hart ill.’ in chart

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 415, f. 224r (upper left part of page)

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CASE19495: Horary consultation concerning Sir Robert Sandy [Napier] [Baronet] [Old Sir Robert Napier] [Mr Robert Sandy [Napier]] (PERSON6315) and William Hatch (PERSON12640)

Question asked by Sir Robert Sandy [Napier] [Baronet] [Old Sir Robert Napier] [Mr Robert Sandy [Napier]] (PERSON6315) on 29 June 1601 at 06:00

RN Willia Hatch of Stapleford 60 y. Iune 29 die hor. 6 ant m 160i |hard by Luton.|

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my brothr Sandy at this tyme troubled wth a losenes would knowe wheathr it be good to stop it or noe. & wheathr will: hatch b wyll dye of this Disease.

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 404, f. 130r (bottom right, and bottom left parts of page)

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CASE31039: Horary consultation concerning an Anonymous (PERSON26324) and Anonymous (PERSON26325)

Question asked by Anonymous (PERSON26324) and Anonymous (PERSON26325) on 4 April 1607 at 13:20

RN t|T|wo honest men of Naash came to me for my counsell to prvent the plaugue Apr 4 h {sic} hor 1. 20 p m 1607

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 193, f. 135v (bottom left part of page)

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CASE11633: Horary consultation concerning Mr Richard Napier [Sandy] [Richard Napier [Senior]] (PERSON5218)

Question asked by the patient on 17 August 1598 at 05:50

RN R. N. quærit morbū et morbi causā. Aug. 17. die h 4 |5.| 50 hor. 5. 50 m. colica et lapide et strang: 1598. et ilio dolorē cruciatū ex vento intruso a greeping of the guts

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Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 16v (upper left part of page)

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CASE74565: Horary consultation concerning Mr William Crowly [Master of Arts] (PERSON47397)

Question asked by the patient on 9 May 1632 at 13:00

RN Mres {sic} Crawlys physick wrought well vomyts & pils yet troubled wth a hot rheme in her|is| left ey & a heavynes hinder t of his head in his ioynts & ankles & kne & right leg may 9 h. 1. p m 1632

desyrous of a purging dyet Drink.

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 416, p. 147 (bottom left part of page)

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CASE53607: Horary consultation concerning Sir Thomas Middleton [the son] (PERSON33214) and Old Sir Thomas Middleton (PERSON33213)

Question asked by Sir Thomas Middleton [the son] (PERSON33214) on 24 February 1622 at 19:30

RN Sr Th mydleton vtrū prstet et conducat ei calculi termine spm Ini{sic} vna cū oleo terebynth chimco {sic} prstantisso medicamēto feb 24 h 7. 38|0| p m 1622

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 223, f. 5v (upper left part of page)

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CASE18754: Horary consultation concerning Mr Piggot (PERSON14917) and Mr George Piggot (PERSON14922)

Question asked by Mr Piggot (PERSON14917) on 5 January 1601 at 08:54 or at 09:00 or at 09:30

RN Mr Pigget of lathbury for him selfe & his brothr.

Mr George of Bechapton

prior habet hemeroydes. altr vniursalē debilitate corp. me{illeg}|{tu}|s venef. Ian. 5 die h. 8. 4|5|4. ant m. 1600 {sic} hor. 9. {illeg}|h|or. 9. 30. ant m.

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Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 404, f. 2v (upper left part of page)

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CASE33939: Horary consultation concerning John Abbot (PERSON21748) and John Elliot (PERSON23047)

Question asked by Mr Christopher Clark (PERSON22534) on 14 August 1608 at 15:15

RN Iohn Ellet of Potters Perry. 30. y. August 14 h. 3. 15. p m 1608 serv. to Mr Chrystopher Clarke /Iohn Abbot very sick his man\

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 229, f. 185r (upper right part of page)

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CASE59651: Horary consultation concerning Mr Acres Temple (PERSON35950) and Thomas Harris (PERSON12550)

Question asked by Mr Acres Temple (PERSON35950) on 18 January 1625 at 09:20

RN Mr Temple of Padbery a widower 40 y Ian 18 h. 9. 20 ant m 1625

would know my opinion for light headed Thomas Harrys of Padbury.

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 402, f. 143r (bottom left part of page)

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CASE26844: Horary consultation concerning Bridget Charnock (PERSON19261) and Richard Charnock (PERSON19257) and Old Mr Richard Charnock (PERSON19256)

Question asked by Old Mr Richard Charnock (PERSON19256) on 10 March 1606 at 15:30

RN Brydget Charnock 14 y march 10 h 3. 30 p m 1606. \hedach melancholy fits/

Rich. Charnock 14 y marh {sic} 10 h. 3. 30 p m 1606.

Old Mr Charnock him selfe.

itch hed ache sorow & greefe.

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 215, f. 59v (upper right part of page)

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CASE11660: Horary consultation concerning William Pipkin (PERSON14968)

Question asked by Anonymous (PERSON17603) on 30 August 1598 at 17:07

RN Will: Pipkin 6 yeres old at Miklemas payned in the back & neck & head & belly & legs quærit causā eius remediū refuseth his meate Aug 30. die h. p m. 5. 7. m.

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 23r (upper right part of page)

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CASE11841: Horary consultation concerning John Phillips (PERSON14892)

Question asked by the patient on 4 December 1598 at 09:15

RN Iohn Phylip sick ever sinc thursday being the 30 of Decēb \novemb/ sent to me agayne the 4 of Decemb sick very greevously in his hart & body he is swelled in his body from the belly vnto his hart. he is Costive & so hath cōtinued ever sinc thursday last & is very exceeding ill & weeke. Decēber. 4. \die ./ h: 9. 15. ant m. 1598 his hart \is good/ & his tonge talketh cheerf but his body swelled.

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 60v (upper right part of page)

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CASE11881: Horary consultation concerning Old John Risely (PERSON15344)

Question asked by the patient on 18 December 1598 at 08:40

RN Iohn Risely of Rawnstyn 63|7|{sic} 67. hath bene sick on weddensday last 6 weekes sound in body but bursten this 16 weekes. he was wont to be troubled wth a wind Cholick. nowe last of l {sic} all wth an issue on his navell eaten in an Inche deepe but nowe growen vp againe saving that it hath a litle hole in it wc when they went to stoppe it put him in danger of death. sent his sonne to me he kepeth his bed nowe & then payned in his back & pricking & shooting in his navell {virs} an end. bleedeth every foote & wetteth a handkerchir. Decemb. 18. die . h. 8. 40: mi. 1598. goeth ill to ground

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Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 68r (upper right 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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CASE12333: Horary consultation concerning William Venter (PERSON16691)

Question asked by the patient on 27 April 1599 at 11:15

RN Will: Venter of Sawford troubled wth a Cold very shortwinded & payned wth a Cough & his hart sore. 31 yeres troubled wth it this fortnight / Apr. 27 die h. 11. 15. ant m. lay first in his hed. & in his neck ready to stop his winde./

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 142v (upper left part of page)

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CASE43140: Horary consultation concerning Edward Gardner (PERSON30757)

Question asked by Mr Nichols (PERSON24638) on 6 April 1616 at 07:25

RN Mr Nichols of Wing for on of his fellowes \Edwards Gardiner/ growen into ye scurvy & dropsye yt before a yere sinc was recovered only by scurvygras now growen swelled his legs thighes & belly are very mutch swelled his appetite de{i}ected & 70 y cā take no purge fat corp & well coloured Ap 6 h {sic} hor. 7. 25 ant m 16i6. |breath short|

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 408, f. 51r (upper left 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)

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-extent-of-transcription=Excerpt;f4-patient-sex=Male;f5-treatment=No;f6-question-asked=Medical, accessed 16 July 2020.