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CASE12322: Horary consultation concerning Mrs Faith Gibbs (PERSON12125)

Question asked by the patient on 26 April 1599 at 09:30

RN fayth Gibbes of Wicken 46. amisse in her sinewes cannot gripe any thing wth her hands so feeble & weake sometimes in hir feete & knees all swollen & keepe there naturall colour. of a good cōplex. & light harte. sent to me this 26 of Ap. h. 9. 30. ant m. 1599. a great paine in her armes. could not cut her meate.

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 140v (upper left part of page)

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CASE76176: Horary consultation concerning Lady Magdalen Egerton (PERSON48400)

Question asked by the patient, Lady Alice Egerton [Young Lady Alice Bridgewater] (PERSON48397) and Mrs Quicke (PERSON57232) on 20 December 1632 at 17:50

RN I recaved {sic} a lett frō mr {sic} \the lady/ marg {sic} \magdalen/ & the lady Alce Egerton & mres may {sic} Quick yt the lady margaret {sic} had a rising vp into her face but was taken downe wth pils clyster pils & a pig appl to her feete & a playster. It tooke her the 15 of Decēb being on sonday I receaved there letters Decēb 20 h. 5. 50 p m 1632

The Contes would debar her of her sups wch would be greevous vnto her

the Countes |of| \Bridgwater/ would debar her of her sup. & would know wheather the leaches

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 214, p. 225 (middle left, and bottom right parts of page)

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CASE12386: Horary consultation concerning Mrs Faith Gibbs (PERSON12125)

Question asked by the patient on 5 May 1599 at 10:30

RN Mres fayth Gybbes 50 sent to me againe the 5 of May. for a stiffnes in t & swelling & knobbes in t her wrest & inside of her wrests & hands, for a paine in her sinewes an {sic} an ache in her bones, hands & knees. altering from place to place. die . h. 10. 30 m ant m. 1599.

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 151r (upper right part of page)

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CASE14059: Horary consultation concerning Mrs Temperance Wilson [Duncombe] (PERSON17160) and Mr Barber (PERSON9431)

Question asked by Old Mrs Duncombe (PERSON11408) on 24 September 1603 at 09:00

RN Mres Duncōbe sent vnto me for her eldest Daughter of 18 y sept 24 hor 9. ant m 1603 her watr good motes in it

& for on Mr Barber. whose watr hath red sand armes & backes & shouldr a bad stomacke

his watr hie coloured full of dregs & heares.

Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 197, f. 86r (bottom left part of page)

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CASE21771: Horary consultation concerning Mrs Anne Goodfellowe (PERSON12222)

Question asked by the patient on 27 November 1604 at 11:39

RN Mres Goodfellow sent vnto me novēber. 27. h. 11. 30 {sic} 39. ant m 1604 a hare.

spots on her hand

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 415, f. 191r (upper right part of page)

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CASE34138: Horary consultation concerning Richard Cooper (PERSON22680)

Question asked by Mrs Jane Cooper [Church] (PERSON10917) on 21 September 1608 at 13:15

GJ Iane Cooper sent for me. Septemb. 21 ho. 1. 15 p. m. 1608

Her sonne Richard had broad blacke spotts on his legge

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 229, f. 212r (bottom left part of page)

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CASE48780: Horary consultation concerning Mrs Partin (PERSON34082)

Question asked by the patient on 20 May 1619 at 18:00

RN Mres Parton h 6. {sic} sent wo\r/d yt she had a swelling in her left leg May 20 h. 6 p m 1619. This womā hath bene twice at Bridewell

Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 235, f. 9r (bottom right part of page)

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CASE53658: Horary consultation concerning Mary Smith (PERSON59216)

Question asked by the patient on 6 March 1622 at 17:30

RN Mary Smyth strangly tormented in her belly & arm{es} that she cā take no res{t} sent her water march {6} h. 5. 30 p m 1622 /of yardly\

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 223, f. 15v (upper right part of page)

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CASE54445: Horary consultation concerning Mrs Thomasin Gray [Old Mrs Gray] (PERSON50270)

Question asked by the patient on 17 June 1622 at 09:25

RN Mres Gray sente her water Iune 17 h. 9. 25 ant m 1622 leg bleedeth her water

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 223, f. 155r (bottom right part of page)

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CASE57900: Horary consultation concerning Mr Oliver Boteler (PERSON28235) and Ursula Clark (PERSON10635)

Question asked by Lady Jane Boteler (PERSON28244) on 13 March 1624 at 12:30

RN The lady Butler touching her child yt is well amended of his fits ye{d}|t| weake & not able to goe feets & legs swell still & cānot sleepe a weeke togeathr till after a eleaven in ye morning |marh {sic} 13 h {sic} h 12 30 p m 1624| sent for her neighb vrsula Clarke 50 y March 13 h {sic} hor. 12. 30 p m 1624

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 413, f. 108r (upper right part of page)

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CASE64842: Horary consultation concerning Mrs Elizabeth Marsh (PERSON14007)

Question asked by the patient on 26 October 1627 at 09:00

RN Receaved a lettr frō my Cosen Marsh the elder octob 26 h. 9. ant m 1627

her head well but her arme ill.

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 227, f. 252r (bottom right part of page)

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CASE70218: Horary consultation concerning Mrs Anne Tod (PERSON60235)

Question asked by the patient on 12 March 1630 at 17:50

RN Mres Tod of Cūberton. 24 y. Ma\r/ch 12 h. 6 {sic} \5. 5{0}/ p m 1630 |stomack weake lame frō her huckle{bone}/bone\ {sic} to h{er} heele & arme of the right sy{de}|

[Astrological Chart]

Mres Tod of Cūberton by Cābridg 3 ryiles {sic} sent March 12 h. 5. 50 p {sic} 1630

a bad stomack

witchery suspected by Goody Wode to whō she gave a peticoate. her mother & neighbous {sic} suspect it vehemently

sent me a wrought Cap

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 194, pp. 156-157 (p. 156 upper right, and p. 157 upper left)

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CASE70511: Horary consultation concerning Lady Bannister [Rogers] (PERSON27695)

Question asked by the patient on 19 April 1630 at 10:50

RN The Lady Banyster sent her water. Ap. 19 h. 10 50 ant m 1630 /42 y\ /right knee sore\

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 194, p. 264 (middle left, and bottom parts of page)

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CASE73401: Horary consultation concerning Mrs Elizabeth Marsh (PERSON14007)

Question asked by the patient on 25 November 1631 at 11:00

RN my Cosen Marsh sent me frut agayst {sic} Chistmas {sic} novēb 24 h. 6 p m 163i

would know wheathr she May make an Issue in her arme

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 212, p. 307 (upper left part of page)

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CASE23479: Horary consultation concerning Mrs Joyce Weekes (PERSON36615)

Question asked by the patient on 29 May 1614 at 15:00

RN Mres Weekes moth{er} in law to mr lamb{ert} of Buckinghā desy{red} to see me & to follow my counsell for an iss{ue} in her leg. may 30 29 h. 3. p m. 1614.

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 237, f. 14v (upper right part of page)

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CASE60412: Horary consultation concerning Mrs Anderson (PERSON42687)

Question asked by the patient on 6 May 1625 at 11:25

RN Mres Anderson her letter London may 6 h. 11 25 1625

wheathr leaches are good for her {illeg}|b|y tyes & what good to vse for the extrme {sic} heat in her hands & coldnes of her feete 3 what to quench her great drouth & thirste. 4 to make her sleepe

Is cōtinually Drye would know my iudg touching her fortune

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 217, f. 86r (upper right part of page)

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CASE64289: Horary consultation concerning Mrs Elizabeth Marsh (PERSON14007)

Question asked by the patient on 17 July 1627 at 17:00

RN my deere Cosen she Marsh sent vnto me Iuly 17. h. 5. p m. 1627. /deus benedicat Cognatæ meæ\

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\no good of ye oyntnent {sic}/ her head ill & mutch payned, the vayns in her tēples swelled & arme so weake yt she cānot vse it & the vaynes be sore to her foote

extremely payned

desyrous to have williā Rufhead to let her blood

would have something to incease {sic} good blood

desyrous to know when to send her coach.

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 227, f. 164r (upper right part of page)

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CASE65448: Decumbiture for Goody Dormer [Swelpson] (PERSON48011)

Question asked by the patient on 1 March 1628 at 09:25

RN Goody Dormer \before goody Swapson/ of Havrshā the mydwife 50. y: f was stroken wth a Cowe & had her thigh bone broken in two 28 feb. h. 7. 30 ant m. 1628.

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She sent to me mart. 1: h {sic} hor. 9. 25 ant m 1628.

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 410, f. 116v (upper left part of page)

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CASE15201: Horary consultation concerning Goody Markham (PERSON13956)

Question asked by the patient on 22 June 1603 at 18:15

RN At the same tyme Goody Markum of our towne sente to mee for physick for her hed & lyms

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 207, f. 93r (bottom left part of page)

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CASE27307: Horary consultation concerning Old Mrs Dayrell (PERSON19459)

Question asked by the patient on 20 May 1606 at 16:00

RN Old Mres {Do} {sic} Dorrle of lillingstone Dorle sent to me to come to her for her legs did swell & issoe {sic} may 1{illeg} 20. h. 4. p m 1606.

I went not, she dyed

Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 215, f. 133r (bottom 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%20sent;f3-querent-sex=Female;f4-question-asked=Medical%3A%3AParts%20of%20the%20body%3A%3ALimbs%20and%20joints, accessed 22 February 2020.