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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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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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CASE70232: Horary consultation concerning Thomas Wright (PERSON62335)

Question asked by Anonymous (PERSON41103) on 14 March 1630 at 13:00

U[1628–30] Thomas write {illeg} was borne on \the next/ satterday at night after on michelmus was twelmounth, betweene a 11 or 12 at|or| i3, a Clock but cam to me at 1 of clock, ye 14th: of march 1630./

had a quiuorin & sounding on michelmus last & 3 Dayes the after ye small pox & then at shroftide & this last night had 3 fitts after the same manner a boue saide, being ye 13th Day complaines on the head & heauie & apt to sleepe

[Blank Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 194, p. 164 (upper, bottom left, and bottom right parts of page)

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CASE76511: Diary entry

Written by Mr Richard Napier [Sandy] [Richard Napier [Senior]] (PERSON5218) on 21 February 1633 at 20:00

RN My Cosen Mr Rich: Wright of Southworke sent me 2 litle firkings & ba\r/lis on full of blue \ordinary/ figs thothr of reasons of the sonne. feb 21 1633

he wrote yt his wife my neece Clare is sorely troubled wth a rising vp to her throate ready to stop her wynd & is payned in her hips & knees & was frighted wth the sight of that fearfull fire

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 214, p. 324 (upper left part of page)

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CASE71912: Decumbiture for an Anonymous (PERSON41300)

Question asked by Martha [Matthew] Jinkins (PERSON52561) on 27 April 1631 at 09:30

RN yest was month stretched out her hands cōpl of a lightnes in her head her eys {rune} & is sleepish

It tooke her sorely & had \a/ very greevous fit in the morning & so always in her bed h. 6. 30 in aurora martch 30  {sic} |march 29. | h. 6. 30 ant m 163i

Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 232, p. 284 (bottom centre, bottom left, and bottom right parts of page)

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CASE72181: Horary consultation concerning Gorman (PERSON50152)

Question asked by the patient on 25 May 1631 at 09:15

RN my Cosen Gormā of Exeter Colledg. came to me may 25 h. 9. 15 ant m 1631

for a hed|a|d ach & payne in his eye wth a hot rheume./.

Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 232, p. 370 (middle left part of page)

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CASE73373: Horary consultation concerning Goodman Hopkins (PERSON51817)

Question asked by the patient on 19 November 1631 at 08:00

RN Goodmā Hopkins of our tone {sic} 70. y. novēb. 19 h {sic} hor 8 ant m 163i |was here made no water.| |but in 3 or 4 das he dyed|1

[Astrological Chart]

Notes:

1 ‘Stone in the yard cānot make water belly swelled’ in chart

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 212, p. 297 (upper left part of page)

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CASE76791: Horary consultation concerning Lady Magdalen Egerton (PERSON48400)

Question asked by the patient on 29 March 1633 at 10:00

RN The noble lady magdalen Edgerton

march. 29. h. 10 ant m 1633. |she brought her water. & was prsent.|1

[Astrological Chart]

had thē twice in 3 days before the monthe the first tyme at there ting & had |thē 5 days| & the second tyme a litle before the {sic} came had the flushing 3 days but pale I suppose she had her bleeding before made her have the soner. had a clyster before her pils yest was 3 weekes tooke her pils

Notes:

1 ‘struma heavy sad melanch.’ in chart

Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 214, p. 407 (middle left, and upper right parts of page)

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CASE77690: Horary consultation concerning Mrs Mary More (PERSON54926)

Question asked by the patient on 24 June 1633 at 14:30

RN Mres Mary Moore of Layton. 18 next Novēbr the 11. or 12. but came to me Iune 24 . h. 2. 30 p m 1633. a young widow

hath lost her cōplexion & looketh very pale but when she rydeth had a great cold & cough 3 quaters of a yere a payne in the mould of her head loveth any thing bettr then meate.

a bad stomack hath thē well cā walke well

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 211, p. 259 (upper left part of page)

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CASE22325: Horary consultation concerning Francis Ravening (PERSON57324)

Question asked by the patient on 1 July 1630 at 08:12

RN francis Revening of Barcōsteede in Hartford sheere 21 y Iun|ly|e 1. h. 8. 12 ant m. 1630

[Partial Astrological Chart]

This fellow iust at nig nine \of the clocke/ before his falling fit strooke me over the eylid. his sences Decayed 3 weekes talketh idlely

Did aske me blessing at his in comming

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 238, f. 44v (upper left, and middle right parts of page)

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CASE71284: Decumbiture for Mrs Sara Willows (PERSON61910)

Question asked by the patient on 24 January 1631 at 14:39

RN Mres Sara Wheelows first taken Ian 23 h|| 4 \3. 30/ 11. 30 30 p |ant| m 1631 |of Collingtree 2 myles frō Northāpton|

strangly taken wth strang fits lifting her vp as on shaken wth a shaking Ague wth a great hart beating |was prsent|

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 232, p. 79 (upper left part of page)

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CASE72118: Horary consultation concerning Emmanuel Burrington (PERSON45318)

Question asked by the patient on 17 May 1631 at 08:15

RN my Cosen Burrington spake to me to help him for his gydynes & payne in his should & necke & ey may 17 h. 8. 15 ant m 163i /a very deboyst & deceitful mā\

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 232, p. 347 (upper right part of page)

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CASE75328: Horary consultation concerning Mr Robert Jakeman (PERSON52418)

Question asked by Anonymous (PERSON41628) on 18 August 1632 at 14:25

RN Mr Robert Iackmā of wing a yere {sic} the a yere sinc the 4 of Iune last 1631 being satt h 9. 30 ant m but it was brought to me Aug 18 h {sic} hor. 2. 25. p m. 1632

a drye cough that he cānot sleepe a big belly wasted in the flesh |was very fat & is nutch {sic} pynd by a nource yt was wth child| child was prsent /A Consūption feard\1

[Astrological Chart]

Notes:

1 ‘wasteth mtch {sic} belly big’ in chart

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 416, p. 386 (upper right part of page)

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CASE75784: Horary consultation concerning Anne Rider (PERSON57617)

Question asked by the patient on 27 October 1632 at 08:45

RN An Rider of Newp. 17. y octob 27 h {sic}. hor 8 45 ant m 1632

neavr had thē head stomackgrene sickes sinc last Easter

tab 4d was prsent \body hoaven./

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 214, p. 100 (upper left part of page)

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CASE77148: Horary consultation concerning Mrs Frances Whaley (PERSON61500)

Question asked by the patient on 3 May 1633 at 14:45

RN Mres Francis Whaleleye |of Norton by Galbee| \64 y./ may 3. h. 2. \45/ p m 1633. |cānot sleepe| |a grosse crazy bodye| distempered wth heat & discontentment

was brought in a cart was let blood had a purg & an oyntment from Docter Collins of Cambridg but his purg wrought not

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 211, p. 93 (upper left, and upper centre parts of page)

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CASE77334: Horary consultation concerning Elizabeth Cowly (PERSON22724)

Question asked by Anonymous (PERSON41871) on 20 May 1633 at 10:20

RN Elis Cowly of Chichely. 46 y. may. 20. h 10 20 ant m 1633. /was prsent\

mynd troubled wth doubting & a fearfu{l} melanch & di{d} seeke to hurte her selfe

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 211, p. 147 (upper right part of page)

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CASE72599: Horary consultation concerning Mr Reynolds (PERSON57500)

Question asked by the patient on 23 July 1631 at 15:00

RN Mr Reanolds \a gentl wth mr Towers/ came to me Iuly 23. h {sic} hor 3 p m. 1631 Cordis palpitatio{ne} et Iecor

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 212, p. 55 (bottom right part of page)

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CASE73255: Horary consultation concerning Anne [Agnes] Seabrook (PERSON58411)

Question asked by the patient on 26 October 1631 at 13:40

U[1624–34] Anne Seabrooke of Hanes 19 \20/. y. Octob. 26. . h. 1. 40. p m. 1631 RN /was prsent\ U[1624–34] 1

[Astrological Chart]

Notes:

1 ‘Melancholy & much troubled in minde’ in chart

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 212, p. 254 (bottom left part of page)

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CASE74155: Horary consultation concerning Anne Savage (PERSON58310)

Question asked by Anonymous (PERSON41512) on 29 March 1632 at 13:00

RN An Savage of {illeg}|H|ardingt|e|stone 20 y march. 29 . h. 1. p m 1632. |{was} prsent {sic}| |was prsent.|

An Savage of Hardingstone 20 y march 29 . h. 1 p m 1632

brought a bed 6 weekes sinc senceles & witles no sences no memory at all speaketh she knoweth not what sencles /verse & froward sencles\ |she was prsent but senceles with out wit & memory.|

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 416, pp. 31, 33 (p. 31 bottom left, and p. 33 bottom right)

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;f4-date=1630-1639;f5-question-asked=Medical, accessed 30 May 2020.