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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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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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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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CASE21852: Decumbiture for Mr Richard Napier [Sandy] [Richard Napier [Senior]] (PERSON5218)

Question asked by the patient between 29 December 1604 at 10:40 and 31 December 1604 at 09:38

RN Rich Na. Decēb 3|2| 29. hor 4 30 p m. 1604.

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I tooke a cold sitting at Mr leas playing wthout a gowne.

was sick in my stomack at my cōming home & did cast & was cold in my stomacke

Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 415, f. 203v (upper right part of page)

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CASE47171: Horary consultation concerning Elizabeth Myldner (PERSON33472)

Question asked by the patient on 27 July 1618 at 10:40 or at 11:00

RN Elis Myldner of Eaton in Bletchly parish. 1|2|8 y. Iuly 27 h. 10. 40 ant m. 1618. |Doth cast mutch stone cholick stomack & chest. was in prsenc very sicke|

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Elis myldner of Stonys Eaton by Bletchley 26 y Iuly 27 h. 11 ant m 1618.

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 201, f. 199r-v (f. 199r upper right, and f. 199v upper left)

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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

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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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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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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.\

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

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CASE12041: Horary consultation concerning Alice Richardson (PERSON15307)

Question asked by the patient on 9 March 1599 at 09:48

RN Alce Richardson of 15 yeres for a swelling vnder her throte & the side of her cheeke Martij 9 her nose very sore & her hed & stomack hot. Martij 9. die h. 9. 48 1599. in her owne son a prty bloody coloured wench

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 96v (upper left part of page)

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CASE13026: Horary consultation concerning Dorothy Dennet (PERSON11254)

Question asked by the patient on 30 January 1600 at 09:30

RN Dorothy Dēnet 19 y. of husband Crawly had nevr her flowers was wonderfully peaned her head & stomacke & nowe in the bottome of her belly ever sinc the phisick I gave her god be praysed for it. came agayne for more physick Ian. 30 die h. 9. 30. ant m. 1600 with a greeping maketh her very sick

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Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 261r (upper right part of page)

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CASE18814: Horary consultation concerning an Anonymous (PERSON18397)

Question asked by the patient on 20 January 1599 at 08:00

RN Ian. 20 die hor 8 I went to see a sick woma swollen in her legs & thighes for that shee hath not her courses. hed ach 1599.

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Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 404, f. 13r (upper right part of page)

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CASE28547: Horary consultation concerning Henry Fisher (PERSON11750)

Question asked by the patient on 8 April 1605 at 07:30

RN Henry Fishr 40 y my man will. vnckle Apr 8. {h}|| hor. 7. 30 ant m. 1605. brought again his water. being not well. |metuit veneficiū|1

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Notes:

1 ‘strāgly handled hed harte backe. a cold temples gydy headed’ in chart

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 216, f. 28r (upper right part of page)

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CASE28943: Horary consultation concerning Mary Smith (PERSON20827)

Question asked by the patient on 8 May 1605 at 06:25

RN Mary Smith the widow{s} Daught 40 y maij 8 h. 6. 25. ant m 1605 came to know wheathr shee were not to be let blood for her aches in her armes Hucklebone yt she cā scarce goe had not her termes this 3 yeres.

rūneth into the outsyde of her feete.

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Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 216, f. 86v (upper right part of page)

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CASE68375: Horary consultation concerning Sir James Evington (PERSON30260)

Question asked by the patient on 5 May 1629 at 08:30

RN Sr Iames Evington my nephew came to see h me & to conferre wth me about his sicknes & cold may 5 h. 8 2|3|0 ant m. 1629 /left syde of his face hot spots red\1

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Notes:

1 ‘a great cough cold’ in chart

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 407, f. 179r (upper right, and bottom left parts of page)

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CASE13977: Decumbiture for Mr Richard Napier [Sandy] [Richard Napier [Senior]] (PERSON5218)

Question asked by the patient on 7 September 1603 between 07:30 and 11:30

RN Rich Na this 7 of sept hor 7. 30 ant m 1603 felt a great gryping of a wynd cholick in his belly & stomacke./

Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 197, f. 72v (middle left part of page)

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CASE18049: Decumbiture for Mr Richard Napier [Sandy] [Richard Napier [Senior]] (PERSON5218)

Question asked by the patient on 6 October 1602 between 01:00 and 10:00

RN R N. ægrotabat|re| {sic} incepit Octob 6. hor 1. ant m. 1602. /eo temp. fluviū ventris quoddā habebat et stomachi nauseā qua vomere incepit\

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Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 221, f. 219v (upper left part of page)

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CASE21268: Decumbiture for Mr Richard Napier [Sandy] [Richard Napier [Senior]] (PERSON5218)

Question asked by the patient on 16 July 1604 between 05:00 and 08:00

RN Rich n. cōplayned this 16 of Iuly very mutch of his right towe heate pricking & swelling & could not sleepe for payne {illeg}|h| 4|5|. ant m. 1604.

Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 415, f. 108v (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-how-did-it-take-place=Question%20asked%20in%20person;f3-time-of-day=AM;f4-question-asked=Medical, accessed 20 February 2020.