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CASE11745: Horary consultation concerning Goody Alice Reade (PERSON15203)

Question asked by the patient on 12 October 1598 at 08:30

RN Goody Reede of Broughton 63. yeres old sick very extreme sick on satterday last leekely to have dien being the 7. of octob. & then recovered again & fell sick agayne vppon tuesday after. being the 10 of Octob. sent to me vppon thursday being the 12 of octob. it taketh all above the gyrdell first in the shoulders to the brest & so to the hart her sydes wher it so lyeth as that on may tak out thenc as shee thinketh 1598. h die h. 8. 30. mi. 1598.

Goody Reade

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Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 42r (bottom left, and bottom right parts 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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CASE30154: Horary consultation concerning Lady Rotherham (PERSON15472)

Question asked by the patient on 16 December 1605 at 17:30

RN my ladye Rotherā sent to me for her old extremity Decēb. 16 hor 5. 30 p m. 1605.

in great extremity back thighes belly.

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Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 216, f. 255r (upper left part of page)

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CASE40922: Horary consultation concerning Thomas Adinton (PERSON27283)

Question asked by the patient on 16 February 1613 at 18:00

RN Thomas Adington of fynmar 27 y feb 16 h. 6 p m 1613.

broken out in leg & arme & sent his vryne a {illeg}bove {sic} a quarter of a yere |halfe a yere|

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 199, f. 45v (upper right part of page)

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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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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.

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

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CASE14754: Horary consultation concerning Mr Matthew Claver (PERSON10637)

Question asked by the patient on 6 April 1603 at 10:06

GJ Mr Mathew Claver of Foskett. sent his water wth a letter April. 6. ho. 10. 6 a m. 1603 Wherin he Complayneth of a trembling hastynes and fulnes of his head & sences his body full of wynde, a great noyse in his left eare many tymes troubled wth a stitche in the small of his backe. The mouth of his stomacke doth most annoy his head for wch he hath taken Conserve of Anthos

Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 207, f. 42r (bottom left part of page)

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CASE11841: Horary consultation concerning John Phillips (PERSON14892)

Question asked by the patient on 4 December 1598 at 09:15

RN Iohn Phylip sick ever sinc thursday being the 30 of Decēb \novemb/ sent to me agayne the 4 of Decemb sick very greevously in his hart & body he is swelled in his body from the belly vnto his hart. he is Costive & so hath cōtinued ever sinc thursday last & is very exceeding ill & weeke. Decēber. 4. \die ./ h: 9. 15. ant m. 1598 his hart \is good/ & his tonge talketh cheerf but his body swelled.

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Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 60v (upper right part of page)

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CASE11933: Horary consultation concerning Goody Ellen Foster (PERSON11861)

Question asked by the patient on 3 January 1599 at 10:30

RN Goody foster sent to me Ian. 3. die . 10. 3|1|5. \30./ mi. ant m. troubled at her hart & chest her water full of black scales & blacke humoures.

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 77r (bottom left part of page)

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CASE12164: Horary consultation concerning Margery Hopkins (PERSON12946)

Question asked by the patient on 29 March 1599 at 06:00

RN Margery Hopkins 34 sent her water at the 29 of March. h 6. ant m. 1599 stoma{ck} & backe./

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 115v (bottom right part of page)

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CASE30229: Horary consultation concerning Mrs Swaddon (PERSON20912)

Question asked by Dr Swaddon (PERSON25642) on 1 November 1606 at 12:15

RN Doctor Swaddon for his wife of great Horwood 50 y novēb 1. hor 12 15. p m 1606

sent her watr a|&| a lettr strangly visited wth ach sometymes in her left shoulder sometymes in her backe & tormēted in belly & stomack his his {sic} request is yt I would come to him

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 193, f. 11v (upper left part of page)

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CASE31818: Horary consultation concerning Henry Stiles (PERSON25579)

Question asked by Davenport (PERSON22826) on 29 June 1607 at 14:30

RN Henry Stile of mutch Brickhill 19 y Iune 29 . h. 2. 30 p m 1607 19. y. sick 3 weekes very sore swelled in his body, bothe legs & face. & all other {sic} of his bodye

Davēport the Appar. wrote to me in his behalfe.

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 193, f. 238r (upper right part of page)

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CASE51244: Horary consultation concerning Mr Foster (PERSON49188)

Question asked by the patient on 18 July 1620 at 11:30

RN Mr foster sent his water Iuly 18 h. 11. 30 ant m 1620 /legs & armes\

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Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 414, f. 113r (upper 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\

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

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CASE57704: Horary consultation concerning Mrs Susan Lister (PERSON53784)

Question asked by the patient on 19 February 1624 at 10:00

RN Mres Susana lyster \of Chesten street /a myle beyond Tybbols\/ 55 y Aug 1623 or thereabout mutch payned divrse tymes in her head back & sydes but most of all in her bellye often tyms moved to goe to stoole suddenly yt she can not keepe it but is forced to let it goe sent to me A feb. 19 h. 10 ant m 1624

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Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 413, f. 77r (bottom right part of page)

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CASE60573: Horary consultation concerning Mr William Mordaunt (PERSON54877)

Question asked by Anonymous (PERSON40112) on 2 June 1625 at 08:00

RN my lord Mordants litle child ten weekes on satt last it was borne the 19 of marh {sic} last betweene 10 & 11 in ye morning. it was healthfull vntill weddensday last. may 25. h. 4. 30 ant m it was taken wth a stretching out of the arms a galling of the eys & skryking & trēbling of all tes vppon may 26. it had 3 fits 2 in ye morning. & on at noone. & hath an arising in ye throte wch is seene & felt. & by holding downe by hand hath some ease & it riseth moore. the left syde of the throate. sent to me Iune 2. h. 8 ant m. 1625.

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 217, f. 110v (upper left part of page)

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CASE74070: Horary consultation concerning Mrs Magdalen Williams (PERSON61865)

Question asked by Sir Thomas Williams [Knight, Baronet] [Baronet Williams] (PERSON61851) on 19 March 1632 at 13:00

RN Sr Th Williams sent me a letter for his daughters coming march. 19. h. 1 p m. 1632. \is {come} to towne/ /head & stomack\U[1624–34]

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Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 416, p. 6 (upper right part of page)

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CASE77988: Horary consultation concerning Richard Simons (PERSON58791)

Question asked by the patient on 6 August 1633 at 10:00

RN Rich: Symons of Greens norton 25 y serv to Mr Iames How Aug. 6 h. 10 ant m. 1633 |head hart|

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Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 211, p. 357 (bottom right part of page)

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CASE11624: Horary consultation concerning Old Widow Frances Fisher (PERSON11782)

Question asked by the patient on 14 August 1598 at 08:00

RN Goody Fisher sent her water to me to know what was good for her Aug. 14. die h. 7. 45 shee is troubled wth the mother & was wont to swound wth it very often. at 7. 30. 20.1

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Goody fisher head back.

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Notes:

1 ‘set this at 8.’ in the left margin

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 14v (upper right part of page)

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CASE11932: Horary consultation concerning Toucher (PERSON16500)

Question asked by the patient on 3 January 1599 at 12:09

RN Mr {sic} Charels Tutcher Charles at Stonystratford at the swan of 2 neckes. 45. sick this fortnight. sonewhat {sic} Costive shee doth bleede & is very mutch stuffed in her chest can scarce tak her winde. ready to sound a grosse & fat woman. sent a poer woman. Ian. 3. die . h. 12. 9. mi. 1599. \at 1. p m /|twice & thrice a day bleedeth at ye nose. half a pint at a time \every othr daye/|

[Astrological Chart]

Charels Touchers wife hath not had her termes this 6 yeres her stomack hoven & her hed ill & backe her wombe & chest stuffed short winded. hart ill water good. yellowe but thin. taken a greefe for payment of monyes for her husb. brother for s{ur}tiship. 200li

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Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 77r (upper left, and upper right parts 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-question-asked=Medical%3A%3AParts%20of%20the%20body, accessed 29 January 2020.