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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.

[Astrological Chart]

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

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CASE12116: Horary consultation concerning John Richardson (PERSON15294)

Question asked by the patient on 21 March 1599 at 11:00

RN Iohn Richardson weaver 60 taken wth an ache in his shoulders & armes & backe. cannot rest. but of a very good stomacke sent vnto me stunted. Mart|c|he 2i. di  {sic} h. 11. ant m. 1599 water very good.

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 108r (upper left part of page)

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CASE63237: Decumbiture for Robert Burgess (PERSON45255)

Question asked by the patient on 16 February 1627 at 12:50

RN Rob Burges {illeg}|3|6 y I|f|eb 16 h. 12 50 p m 1627.

head ioynts & back & now speachles sinc sonday about sonset. |he sent feb 16 . h. 1. p m 1627|1

[Partial Astrological Chart]

[Astrological Chart]


1speachles’ in chart

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 224, f. 366r (upper 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)

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,;f3-question-asked=Medical%3A%3AParts%20of%20the%20body%3A%3ATorso%3A%3ABack;f4-question-asked=Medical%3A%3AParts%20of%20the%20body%3A%3ALimbs%20and%20joints, accessed 22 February 2020.