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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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CASE48391: Horary consultation concerning Anne Colman (PERSON29204)

Question asked by the patient on 15 March 1619 at 14:20

RN An Colemā of litle Brickhill 44 y march 15. h. 2. 20 p m 1619. |Is in strang fits. strangly handled wth quaking fits. witchery suspected|

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 230, f. 201v (upper right part of page)

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CASE73882: Horary consultation concerning Henry Haselwood (PERSON51133)

Question asked by Anonymous (PERSON41494) on 28 February 1632 at 11:00

RN Henry Hazlewood 11 wee{kes} old strangly handled & lyeth dead 3 o{r} 4 tyms a day w{th} convulsions feb. 2{8} h. 11 ant m 16{32}

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 212, p. 466 (bottom right part of page)

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CASE48096: Horary consultation concerning Anne Colman (PERSON29204)

Question asked by the patient on 18 January 1619 at 12:00

RN An Colemā of litle Brickhill 44 y Ian 1{illeg}|8| h. 10 12. 1619 /strangly handled wth fits ye mother suspecteth witchery\

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 230, f. 143v (upper right part of page)

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CASE57561: Horary consultation concerning Mr Oliver Boteler (PERSON28235)

Question asked by Lady Anne Boteler [Farrar] [Butler] (PERSON28242) on 3 January 1624 at 11:45

RN The lady \An/ Butler for her mr Oliver Butler 9 y next march bone {sic} 28 or 29 about 12 & on in the night. of Harolde sent to me for this child Ian 3 h {sic} hor 11. 45 ant m 1623 {sic}. extree {sic} weake & feeble & cā take no physick taken wth strang fits plucking his \right/ syde & rūneth to his back being holden harde & an extree {sic} cough almost halfe a yere. & is pyned & cā not stand nor goe Ill tong suspected

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 413, f. 53r (upper right part of page)

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CASE56056: Decumbiture for Mrs Elizabeth Jennings [Latch] (PERSON52517)

Question asked by Anonymous (PERSON39656) on 16 April 1623 at 15:00

RN Mres Iēnyngs strangly taken wth sore fits of convuls Ap 13. h. 12. p {sic} at mydnight 1623. /sine consensu\

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 218, f. 61v (upper left part of page)

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CASE65442: Decumbiture for Richard Shephard (PERSON58578)

Question asked by the patient on 29 February 1628 at 10:30

RN Suddenly taken in his \right/ arme the vse taken away payned in the throate swelled wth a cough & taken wth strong & strang fits & is very hot in his fits wch continue above halfe a day feb. 17 h. 12. p m. 1628

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 410, f. 115v (upper right part of page)

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CASE59252: Horary consultation concerning Goody Alice Mabbet [Mably] (PERSON54032)

Question asked by Mabbet [Mably] (PERSON54027) on 9 October 1624 at 08:30

RN Goody Mable of Turvy 39 y octob 9. h. 8. 30 ant m 1624 /maritus sine consensu strangly handled for a day & a night wth maāy sudden strang fits\

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 402, f. 85v (bottom left part of page)

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CASE64386: Decumbiture for Worcester (PERSON62238)

Question asked by Mr Worcester (PERSON62233) on 2 August 1627 at 10:00

RN Mr Worcesters child of Olny a quarter of a yere old taken strangly wth convulsions Aug. 1. h. 11 p m 16271

Notes:

1 ‘Convulsions’ in chart

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 227, f. 178v (upper left part of page)

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CASE21520: Horary consultation concerning Margery Bly (PERSON9831)

Question asked by the patient on 27 September 1604 at 10:00

RN Margery Blithe of Okeley. 62 y septēb 27 hor. 10. 1604.1

[Astrological Chart]

Notes:

1 ‘a fery pricke taken’ in chart

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 415, f. 149v (upper right part of page)

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CASE34588: Horary consultation concerning Old Father John Bechino [Pinner] (PERSON9584)

Question asked by the patient on 19 December 1608 at 10:38

RN Old Bechino of Walton 70 y decēb. 19 h. 10. 38 ant m 1608. haunted cā take no rest

Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 229, f. 274r (bottom left part of page)

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CASE36450: Horary consultation concerning an Anonymous (PERSONGRP38)

Question asked by Mr Poulton (PERSON24947) on 30 August 1609 at 12:00

RN Mr Poulton |of london serv to old Mr Stas of london| sent to me in the behalfe of some yt by witchery had lost there sight Aug 30. . h. 0 12. 16091

[Astrological Chart]

Notes:

1 ‘eysight lost by witchcraft’ in chart

Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 203, f. 144r (bottom right part of page)

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CASE44595: Horary consultation concerning Mrs Agnes Rawlins [Clason] (PERSON34605)

Question asked by the patient on 2 April 1617 at 11:15

RN Agnys Rawlins of Stoake Hamon. 30 y Ap 2 h. 11. 15 ant m. 1617. doubteth of ill words trēbleth /is greevously tormented stomack good\

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 198, f. 109v (bottom left, and bottom right parts of page)

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CASE41244: Horary consultation concerning John Web (PERSON36591)

Question asked by Anonymous (PERSON37868) on 25 April 1613 at 15:20

RN Iohn Web. of Woullyson 12 y brought to me to see in his strang fits Ap 25. h. 3. 20 p m. 1613. |here in prsenc|

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 199, f. 103r (upper left part of page)

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CASE55553: Horary consultation concerning Mr Thomas Gostwick (PERSON50162)

Question asked by Goody Anne [Agnes] Gale [Anne Morgan] (PERSON14264) on 28 January 1623 at 11:00

RN Goody Gale for her Thomas Gostick a yere & a halfe old borne the weddensday after mysdsomer. sent Ian. 28 h. 11. ant m 1623.

It doth pyne & eate litle & doth not sper nor cānot goe it is so weake.

Elner Warner her next neighb. Elis Steaphinson who dwell boath togeathr her mother hanged

cānot kepe his water.

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 222, f. 164r (bottom left part of page)

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CASE38113: Horary consultation concerning Richard Dudley (PERSON29934)

Question asked by the patient on 13 May 1611 at 05:25

RN Rich Dudley of Shenly. 48 y may 13. h. 5. 25 ant m 1611. /strangly taken by fits at hart lik as on pinched & gryped. fery stroken\

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 200, f. 96r (upper right part of page)

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CASE23019: Decumbiture for Catherine Morgan (PERSON54961)

Question asked by the patient on 23 September 1630 at 06:30

RN This strang fit of ye ague tooke Sept 22 h. 6. 40 p m 1630 |it tooke her yest in great extremity feb malig|

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 238, f. 152v (upper right part of page)

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CASE71721: Horary consultation concerning Richard Crowe (PERSON47372)

Question asked by the patient on 4 April 1631 at 14:45 or at 14:50

RN Rich. Crowe of sandy 40 y Ap 4. h. 2. 50 p m 163i

Rich Crowe of sandy 4{illeg}|0|{sic} |40 y| /cānot sleepe\{sic} a batch: Ap. 4 h. 2. 45. p m 1631

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 232, pp. 217–218 (p. 217 bottom right, and p. 218 bottom right)

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CASE73302: Horary consultation concerning Mrs Anne Tyrringham [Napier] (PERSON60703)

Question asked by Sir Thomas Tyrringham (PERSON16622) on 6 November 1631 at 15:00

RN Sr Th. Tyringhā sent t{o} me to know what I think of his Daughte{rs} strang fits of skriking n{ovē b} 6 h. 3. p m 163{1} /|nō| sine cōsensu.\

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 212, p. 271 (upper right part of page)

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CASE48608: Horary consultation concerning Alice Rodes (PERSON34869)

Question asked by the patient on 2 May 1619 at 13:30

RN Alce Rhodes of Bledloe beyond Alesbury 5 miles May 2. h. 1. 30 p m 1619 strangly handled ague water lame & thick.

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 230, f. 349r (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-number-of-patients=Single%20patient;f3-question-asked=Medical%3A%3AWitchcraft%20and%20devil;f4-number-of-practitioners=Single%20practitioner;f5-question-asked=Medical%3A%3ASymptoms%20%28specified%29, accessed 29 March 2020.