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CASE53723: Horary consultation concerning Mrs Susan Kirkland [Foster] (PERSON20095)

Question asked by the patient on 18 March 1622 at 16:00

RN Mres foster {illeg}|o|f newp 23 y march. 18 h. 4 p m. 1622 /a huzzing in head like rayne wth a gydynes a bad back flushing heat on the left syde of her head\

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 223, f. 26v (bottom left part of page)

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CASE52244: Decumbiture for Catherine Green (PERSON50322)

Question asked by the patient on 3 April 1621 at 15:00

RN Katherine Grene /25\ first taken wth \it tooke/ an arising frō her stomack ready to stop her wynd Martij 7. h. 11. p m 162i |is so sick yt she cā take no rest.|

It tooke her in her hart & left sy right & short ribs pricking like needles. |suckleth a child halfe a yere old|

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 233, f. 102v (bottom left part 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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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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CASE12410: Horary consultation concerning Dorothy Hoding (PERSON12830) and Anonymous (PERSON8952)

Question asked by Dorothy Hoding (PERSON12830) on 8 May 1599 at 11:40

RN Dorothy Hooden of Adington 50. came her selfe. may the 7|8| die h. 11. 40. mi ant m 1599. a payne in her hed & very full. & disquieteth her sences.

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 155r (upper right part of page)

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CASE11846: Horary consultation concerning Elizabeth Smith (PERSON15945)

Question asked by the patient on 4 December 1598 at 14:00

RN Elisabeth Smith 30 yeres old 9 yeres maried. never had Child it cometh by fits twice a weeke of a good colour red faced & fill {sic} of blood lieth in her hed & so ariseth from her hart & stomack vnto her hed. her face & syde swelleth. her vrine is red & full of rags. came in her owne son & then was very well of Decemb. 4 die h. 2. 1598. dwelleth at Emerten right side of her hed.1

[Astrological Chart]

Notes:

1 ‘hed & hart’ in chart

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 61v (upper left part of page)

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CASE79199: Horary consultation concerning Martha Harper (PERSON50898)

Question asked by the patient on 29 October 1634 at 16:30

SRN Martha Harper servant to my sister Kate Tyringhā Octob. 29. h. 4. 40. \30./ p. m. 1634.

A fullnes in her stomacke & a payne at h er heart, a great trembling vpon any discontent at her heart At this tyme she brought her water to me./.

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 412, f. 162v (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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CASE11930: Horary consultation concerning Agnes Geary (PERSON12096)

Question asked by the patient on 3 January 1599 at 10:05

RN Agnes Gery of Ol{ny} 27 last miklemas vnmaried. came her selfe the 3 of Ian. die {} h. 10. 5. 1599. /short winded heavy, bad head hart. hoven in her chest\

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 76v (upper right part of page)

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CASE12996: Horary consultation concerning Agnes King (PERSON13388)

Question asked by the patient on 14 January 1600 at 13:30

RN Agnes Kinge servā to Mres Burchmore of tottle end 22 y payned hart stomack & head. sodenly ready taken at night for an hour lost her speake munday last about 12 a clock at night came in her owne son Ian 14 die h. 1. 30 p m. 1600.

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 255r (upper right part of page)

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CASE52359: Horary consultation concerning Agnes Sibly (PERSON58719)

Question asked by the patient on 30 April 1621 at 10:45

RN Agnys Sibley servant to Mr Sybley of Studdā 31 y Ap 30 h. 10. 45 ant m. 1621 was sent armes back sydes belly shooting vp & downe

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 233, f. 124v (upper right part 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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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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CASE27959: Horary consultation concerning Goody Jays Rutland (PERSON15545) and Dorothy Haselwood (PERSON19884)

Question asked by Goody Jays Rutland (PERSON15545) on 13 August 1606 at 10:30

RN Dorothy Hazelwood 15 weekes old Aug 13 h. 10. 2|3|0. ant m 1606. this child is full of bleatch & byles & pyneth.

Goody Rutland her Nurce brought her own watr that I might see wheathr shee was wth child or noe /

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 215, f. 247r (upper right part of page)

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CASE12109: Horary consultation concerning Catherine Giles (PERSON12141)

Question asked by the patient on 20 March 1599 at 14:30

RN Katherine Giles of Hanslop. a widowe 60 yeres troubled wth a hot winde in her belly troubled wth a greate laske. almost this 12 moneth. cane {sic} to me this 20 of March die h. 2. 30. p m 1599.

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 107r (upper left part of page)

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CASE11780: Horary consultation concerning Mrs Margaret Page (PERSON14607)

Question asked by the patient on 7 November 1598 at 13:45

RN Mres Page of Lathbury for her bad stomack & mutch treating vpward full of winde stone cholick. cold & Drye. Novemb. 7. die h. 1. 45. 1598.

Mres Page of lathbury in her owne son.

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 48r (bottom left, and bottom right parts of page)

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CASE11872: Horary consultation concerning Mary Knight (PERSON13494)

Question asked by the patient and Knight (PERSON13466) on 12 December 1598 at 12:39

RN Mary Knight of Newport 12 yeres old at Easter Deafe this 8 yeres. for 4 yeres well. hearethe very hardly & at some times heareth better thē other her eares run & then shee heareth best shee came wth her mother this 12 of Decēbr die h. 10 12. 39. 1598. of a very pale Colour. a drye huske & a bad stomack breaketh & {illeg}|out &| looketh ill.

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 66r (upper right part of page)

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CASE12450: Horary consultation concerning Cicely Cripple (PERSON11049)

Question asked by the patient on 14 May 1599 at 09:45

RN Cicely Cripple of newport of {26} {sic} 26. vnmaried. looketh wth a yellowish & {gren}ish colour very ill coloured ever sinc Easter. at her harte & back no meate will tarye wth her. Chest May the 14 die h 9 30|45| mi p m {sic}. 1599 in pria sona

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 161v (upper right part of page)

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CASE59796: Horary consultation concerning Old Goody Briars (PERSON28350)

Question asked by the patient on 16 February 1625 at 11:20

RN Goody Bryar of Stonystratford 70 y feb 16 h. 11. 20 ant m. 1625

[Astrological Chart]

brused, about chest wth a fall swounded twice gryped inwardly yet came her selfe to ne {sic}

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 402, f. 166v (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.

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 216, f. 86v (upper 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-how-did-it-take-place=Question%20asked%20in%20person;f4-patient-consent=Patient%20asked%20the%20question;f5-question-asked=Medical%3A%3ASymptoms%20%28specified%29;f6-question-asked=Medical%3A%3AParts%20of%20the%20body;f7-patient-sex=Female, accessed 12 July 2020.