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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

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 16v (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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CASE72140: Horary consultation concerning Mrs Elizabeth Cob (PERSON46416)

Question asked by the patient on 19 May 1631 at 13:00

RN Mres Elis: Cob of Fensom 36 y may 19. h. 1. p {sic} 1631 had. 13. child hath buryed 6 & hath seaven. living was prsent head, left syde, chest ill:

Is very weake

a great fayntnes in her stomack & legs as she goeth. feareth consūption a burning in her back

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 232, p. 355 (upper left part of page)

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CASE12005: Horary consultation concerning Oliver Whiting (PERSON17104)

Question asked by the patient on 28 February 1599 at 10:15

RN Oliver Whiting of Bedford troubled wth an ach in huckbone left side taketh it to be a sciatica. & thenc to his back & inside of his share came wth a cold or a listing as he thincketh more hot & then cold. 60 yeres old. came him selfe the 28 of feb. die h. 10. 3 20|i5| ant m. 1599. Spencers brothr in lawe & farnewels brother.

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 90r (upper left part of page)

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CASE13491: Horary consultation concerning Joan Smith (PERSON15961)

Question asked by the patient on 22 April 1598 at 08:00

RN Ihone Smith came to me for a remedy & for my counsell demaunding of me wheathr it were good to let her bloode. for shee is payned in boath of her armes. backe yt shee ca scarce remove her cloathes being a bed. 1598 Apr. 22. die . h. 8. 6. mi. a swimming in the heade

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 182, f. 166r (upper part of page)

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CASE26618: Horary consultation concerning Lady Mansell (PERSON20255)

Question asked by the patient on 24 January 1606 at 10:30

RN my lady came \Maunsell/ showed me her watr Ian 24 h 10. 30 ant m. 1606. who was at my lady Chaynes howse at Drayton 35 y. a long visage leane & yellowish full of melanch. long sick & casteth every foote mutch reds. &|w|ch trouble her mutch. & cōtinew long also whit but the {sic} weaken not yet have cōtinewed longe wch come 3 days before the red. casteth mutch faynt & feeble mutch wynd costive /Lady Maunsell. 35 y.\

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 215, f. 22r (upper left part of page)

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CASE46555: Horary consultation concerning Mary Farrar (PERSON30291)

Question asked by the patient on 5 May 1618 at 11:00

RN Mary farrow of Earles Barton was 14 y last twelfday last the morne after on satterday morning in ye morning before day came to me for her right hand broken out like a great bloody sore & vnder her armes wth bunches thighes & hips wth many issues all looke red & bloody hād swelleth mutch may 5 h. 11. ant m 1618.

was full of bleatch being a child & was noynted & neaver sinc well.

kings evill hath bene wth the king but smal amendmēt

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 201, f. 85v (upper right part of page)

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CASE54239: Interrogation concerning Cicely Foster (PERSON11860)

Question asked by Mr Richard Napier [Sandy] [Richard Napier [Senior]] (PERSON5218) on 20 May 1622 at 16:39

RN Cicely foster of hanslop 43 y may 20 . h. 4. 39 ant m 1622 had no child this 20 y was swelled in her legs a quarter of a yere & now quite gone vpward & her belly is mutch swelled & her thigh & mutch gryped about her navell and casteth for this halfe yere yt wch she taketh most cōmonly & keepeth her bed this fortnight desyreth but my prayers./

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 223, f. 115v (bottom left part of page)

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CASE55757: Horary consultation concerning Mr Carrol (PERSON45624)

Question asked by the patient on 14 March 1623 at 15:00 approx.

RN About 3 Mr Caroll came to me vttering his secreat

ever sinc mikle alhalloutyde yt he bought a purchas neaver well but feeleth him selfe very faynt & drye & exceeding thirsty in his stomacke & mouth & on the end of his tongue./ & as he Drinketh maketh water continually after drinking |cānot follow any busynes./|

Costive onc in 2 or 3 days./

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 218, f. 16v (bottom left part of page)

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CASE77291: Horary consultation concerning Mrs Eleanor Aylet [Goody Aylet] (PERSON43142) and Mrs Eleanor Aylet (PERSON43141)

Question asked by Mrs Eleanor Aylet [Goody Aylet] (PERSON43142) on 16 May 1633 at 07:00

RN Mres Aylet Elner Aylet of Magdalen Laver in Essex 40. May 16 h 7 ant m 1633

came into my prsenc wth there waters

her daughter Elenor Aylet 17 y mopish & idle headed for 4 yeres & her shoulder bone come out & goeth crooked

had a great cold in her head & cānot be removed

her mynd troubled wth divrse conceits & feares

very healthfull in her body.

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 211, p. 136 (upper left, and upper right parts 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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CASE13349: Horary consultation concerning William Green (PERSON12348)

Question asked by the patient on 8 March 1597 at 12:30

RN Will. Grene venit ad me quærens morbū 1597 Martij 8. die h. 12. 30 m. after noone he had a sore legg wounded & broken wth a coggle. his principall disease his leg is swollen & ranckled.

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 182, f. 62r (upper part of page)

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CASE13654: Horary consultation concerning John Beech (PERSON9612)

Question asked by the patient on 18 April 1603 at 11:30

RN Iohn Beech not farre frō Luton came to me from my house at Linford to London to ta|l|ke wth me & to have my counsell Apr 18. hor. 11. 30. ant m. 1603.1

[Astrological Chart]

Notes:

1 ‘mynd disquieted but not distracted & healthy but troubled wth feare & fancyes.’ in chart

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 197, f. 21r (upper left part of page)

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CASE14274: Horary consultation concerning Mrs Leate (PERSON13663)

Question asked by the patient on 3 December 1603 at 17:00

RN Mres Leate came to my house sick in mynd Decēbr 3. h {sic} hor. 5. p m 1603.1

[Astrological Chart]

Notes:

1 ‘sad vncōfortable.’ in chart

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 197, f. 117r (upper right part of page)

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CASE27272: Horary consultation concerning an Anonymous (PERSON21336)

Question asked by the patient on 17 May 1606 at 18:00

RN May 17. h {sic} hor 6 a|p| m 1606.

a mā came to me for a bruise wth a cart & syde & legs swelled to know wheathr good to let him blood.

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 215, f. 126v (upper left 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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CASE44409: Horary consultation concerning Mr Edmond [Edward] Franklin (PERSON30611)

Question asked by the patient on 11 March 1617 at 15:30

RN Mr Edmunde franklin march 11. h. 3. 30 p m 1617 /in prsenc {he} {sic} melanch hypocōd. a mighty troubled brayne\

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 198, f. 79v (upper left part of page)

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CASE49535: Horary consultation concerning Elizabeth Ashwell (PERSON27492)

Question asked by the patient on 19 August 1619 at 16:30

RN Elis: Ashwell of lāparte in northāpton sheere 6 myles from northāpton. 28 y August 19 h. 4. 30 p m. 1619. |was prsent|1

[Astrological Chart]

Notes:

1 ‘mopish & senceles talketh very idlely full of melancholy’ in chart

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 235, f. 158r (upper left part of page)

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CASE79965: Horary consultation concerning Anne Middleton (PERSON4997)

Question asked by Middleton (PERSON62716) on 5 February 1599 at 07:30

RN An Middleton 10 yeres old a week afore Miklemas sick miserablely handled wth her fits. the 20 of decembr die at 6 in the morning. borne the 12 of Decēb. 1588. die betwixt 1. & 2 morning. her fathr {sic} enquireth what may be the cause of her disease. in her owne prsence. the 5 of feb: die . h. 7. 30. ant m. 1599. of a white pale colour leane wellooking water very good. every day many fits. & on friday & weddensday. it maketh her knock stamp strick her hands a great cough /this figure I set in there prsence.\

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 240, f. 55r (upper part of page)

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CASE11682: Horary consultation concerning Mr Richard Napier [Sandy] [Richard Napier [Senior]] (PERSON5218)

Question asked by the patient on 11 September 1598 at 15:53

RN R N. valde ægrotabat corde capite et stomacho. quæritur causā. Sept. 11. die . h. 3. 53 m. post m. 1598 apoplexia et verti

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 27v (bottom 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-how-did-it-take-place=Question%20asked%20in%20person;f3-number-of-querents=Single%20querent;f4-question-asked=Medical, accessed 25 February 2020.