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CASE70913: Horary consultation concerning William Story (PERSON59714) and Margaret Wyn (PERSON62414)

Question asked by Anonymous (PERSON41199) on 25 May 1630 at 18:20

RN Williā Stoary of St Albions 12 y the 30 of August next twixt 6 & 7 in ye morning at Saraz{ings} head about Easter was 12 monthe may 25. h 6 20 a|p| m 1630.

her mayd cōtinth {sic} Lame & hath spots about her thighs & Knees.

his legs

the child cōplayneth of his loynes& legs & of a payne of his Left syde & also hath a dry cough.

[Astrological Chart]

wheathr fit to make an issue Is lame & goeth wth payne

was prty well sinc Easter was a twelfmonth when & where.

will. Stoary 12 y may 25 h. 6. 30 p m 1630

Lame in his loyns Legs & left syde payned

There mayden yt was Lame. Marg. Wynne at the same tyme.

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 194, pp. 406-407 (p. 406 bottom right, p. 406 bottom left, and p. 407 upper left)

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CASE69872: Horary consultation concerning Mrs Joan Leavens (PERSON53578)

Question asked by the patient on 23 December 1629 at 16:40

RN Ioane Leavins of Imly 22 y a wench Decēb 23. h. 5 \4. 40/. p. m 16291

[Astrological Chart]

her secreat places burne exceedingly & swell wth sutch payne yt she cā hardly make water & yet maketh very litle

hath a Droutch yt nothing well quench her thirst

hath a hot & a dry liver & a cold stomack

craveth a cooling playster for her liver hath 2 dig

wheathr she shall vse her cels of pouder every day or othr day cānot make water/

Notes:

1 ‘2 fig’ in the left margin

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 194, p. 24 (upper left, and upper right parts of page)

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CASE70315: Horary consultation concerning Samuel Rogers (PERSON57817)

Question asked by the patient on 24 March 1630 at 13:00

U[1624–34] Samuel Rogers of Moulton 22. y. Mart. 24. . h. 1. p. m. 1630

hath a Swellinge in his Back & RN \genitalibus rūning & in his/ U[1624–34] hand cannot hold his water Lame in his Thighe & Hucklebone

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 194, p. 199 (upper right part of page)

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CASE70707: Horary consultation concerning Mr Richard Stockwell (PERSON59658)

Question asked by the patient on 4 May 1630 at 19:45

RN old Mr Stockwell of North Hampton 65 y May 4. h 7. 45 a|p| m 1630

[Astrological Chart]

|very shortwyded| his motion of his going is well amended but his should & arme is swelled |on arms lessor then another| & mutch payned & plexed wth shortnes of breath. troubled wth wynd also moved to have an Issue craveth my Conseyle

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 194, p. 331 (upper left, and bottom right parts of page)

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CASE70044: Horary consultation concerning Anne Knot (PERSON53197)

Question asked by the patient on 11 February 1630 at 16:00

U[1624–34] Anne Knott of Holcott a widowe 46. y. Feb. 11. . h. 4. p. m. 1630

Is light headed & talketh very idley sometimes rageth & raueth, hath beene soe eur since Saturday, since yesterday hath beene very ill. cannot sleepe1

[Astrological Chart]

Notes:

1 ‘Light headed’ in chart

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 194, p. 100 (bottom left, and bottom right parts of page)

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CASE70260: Horary consultation concerning Mr Clopton (PERSON46369)

Question asked by the patient on 17 March 1630 at 21:00

U[1624–34] Mr. Rous Clopton of Corp. Chri Coll. Oxon 35. y. Mart. 17. . h. 9. p. m. 1630

[Astrological Chart]

A greiuous Headache takes him at Midnight sometimes in one te of ye head & sometimes in ye other te, but especially in ye left side of his heade, wch makes ye places outwardly sore where ye paine hath beene.1

A continually Noyse in his head wth a tearinge paine as yf it would pull one skyn from another, wch comes sometimes suddenly like a strech, & then is gone in an instant

A dizines in ye heade & a leapinge, as it were of blacke mothes before his Eyes

This paine hath continued these 6 weekes,

Desires to knowe whether it ceeds from ye stomack or spleene, from a cold or{illeg} hote cause

Hath beene let Bloud in ye right arme, & vnder the tongue, & in ye forehead, beeinge tolde by the Physitian ythis greife was caused by fullnes of Bloud

Hath taken Pills & Electuaryes sundry times, but his paine noethinge deminished

Hath for many years beene troubled wth a soundinge & noyse in his head, but neuer wth paine till nowe Feareth a Disposition to the Palsye or Apoplexye Desires Receits & Directions to preuent these two capitall Dangers.

Notes:

1 ‘Extreame Headache’ in chart

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 194, p. 177 (upper left part of page)

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CASE70277: Horary consultation concerning Anne Bignell (PERSON44149)

Question asked by the patient on 19 March 1630 at 11:00

U[1624–34] Anne Bignell of Eaton 19. y. mart. 19. . h. 11. ant m. 1630

A riseinge vp vnto her throate, is in Labour, her rekoninge out a monthe Since, is strangly handled in her heade, vomiteth Bloude, swoundeth

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 194, p. 183 (bottom right part of page)

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CASE70655: Horary consultation concerning Michael Paradice (PERSON56054)

Question asked by the patient on 30 April 1630 at 17:45

U[1624–34] Michael Paradice of Potterne in Wiltshire 56. y. Apr. 30. . h. 5. 45. p m. 1630

[Astrological Chart]

A Great winde runinge vp & downe sometimes betweene the Skin, sometimes in all places of the Body, sometimes in ye heade & sometimes swellinge downe into the twist & into the Codds, as yf hee were bursten, a great rumblinge & noise in the gutts, & is worst at the full of the Moone: many Phisitians haue tryed but none could doe him good ye winde is soe stronge, & prualent. hee desireth Counsell & helpe yf God bee soe pleased.

RN mich Paradyse.

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 194, p. 313, p. 312 (p. 313 upper left, and p. 312 bottom right)

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CASE70905: Horary consultation concerning Lady Marge Brete (PERSON44753)

Question asked by the patient on 25 May 1630 at 11:50

RN The lady Bret was let blood & tooke her vomyt {wch} {sic} gave her 3 vomyts & 12 stooles & Mr Wallys gave her a sleeping pill & after her awaking is sick & so also after meate

& cā not take any thing but it cometh vp & now is so weake as she is forced to keepe her bed Continually may 25 h 11. 50 p|a|nt m 1630.

Clysters & Cooling almond milkes her vryne thick & red desyreth another playster of {opicacū} for the splene

Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 194, p. 404 (bottom left part of page)

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CASE69870: Horary consultation concerning Mr John Brown (PERSON45013)

Question asked by the patient on 23 December 1629 at 11:00

RN Mr Iohn Browne of Kempson 48 y Decēb 23 h. 11. ant m 1629 /Ioynt ague back & knee cānot styr him selfe in his bed\

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 194, p. 23 (upper left part of page)

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CASE69974: Horary consultation concerning Lady Hanmer (PERSON50771)

Question asked by the patient on 20 January 1630 at 11:00

RN The Lady Hāmer at the same tyme ill in her brayne

The Lady Hānner light headed & mutch Distressed wth ill thoughts. Ian 20 h. 11 ant m 1630

Desyreth something to quiet her brayne

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 194, pp. 69-70 (p. 69 bottom right, and p. 70 upper left)

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CASE70098: Horary consultation concerning William Crawthorne (PERSON45772)

Question asked by the patient on 25 February 1630 at 07:30

RN Williā Cauthorne 30 {sic} \29/ y febr 25. h. 7. 30 ant m 1630

will sweare nutch {sic} & sayth ther is no devill nor witch1

[Astrological Chart]

Notes:

1 ‘idle talke full of melanch mynd troubled’ in chart

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 194, p. 119 (upper right part of page)

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CASE70211: Horary consultation concerning John Hitchcock (PERSON51603)

Question asked by the patient on 11 March 1630 at 13:30

U[1624–34] Iohn Hitchcock of Turuuye. 40. y. Mar. 11. . h. 1. 30. p. m. 1630 much pained in chest & belly wth a gripeinge as a winde

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 194, p. 154 (upper left part of page)

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CASE70219: Horary consultation concerning Sir Robert Sandy [Napier] [Baronet] [Old Sir Robert Napier] [Mr Robert Sandy [Napier]] (PERSON6315)

Question asked by the patient on 12 March 1630 at 20:00

RN Sr Robert sent me a lettr |S Robert sentr m{e} {sic}| \wheathr an/ march 12 h. 8 a|p| m 1630 wheather any remedy & asketh /what the disease is.\ wheather he may adde the 4 Cooling seedes & also Drink milke nowe frō the Cow because he fyndeth a skalding & great payne in deliv of his vryne

Canot keepe the foreskin on to cover the nit {sic} of his yard

a loosnes almost 2 months scouring away mutch filth on satt last a loosnes & a stoole of blood did sit over a hot oke stoole & mended

Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 194, p. 157 (bottom right part of page)

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CASE70467: Horary consultation concerning Mrs Anne Hughes (PERSON52080)

Question asked by the patient on 12 April 1630 at 09:20

RN mres An Hughes 19. Ap 12 . h. 9. 20 ant m. 1630 subiect to scabs & pustles in her face & body |ring worms salt flegm|

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 194, p. 248 (bottom right part of page)

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CASE70016: Horary consultation concerning Alice Phosbery (PERSON56695)

Question asked by the patient on 1 February 1630 at 16:30

RN Alce Phosbery of Hardingston. 33 y. maryed 9 y. 2 child her youngest child 2 y old feb 1. h 4. 30. p m 1630 /her sences decayed.\

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 194, p. 86 (upper right part of page)

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CASE70129: Horary consultation concerning Elizabeth Mayne (PERSON54575)

Question asked by Anonymous (PERSON41090) on 3 March 1630 at 11:00

RN Elis Meane of Stony stratford a yere & a halfe old on fryday next will{sic} fortnight before miklemas betwixt 7 & 8 at night march 3. h. 11. 15 ant m 1630

right syde hand arme & foote & casteth every thing. Convuls

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 194, pp. 130-131 (p. 130 bottom right, and p. 131 upper right)

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CASE70438: Horary consultation concerning Old Lady Napier [Mrs Barnes] (PERSON33484)

Question asked by the patient on 8 April 1630 at 16:15

U[1624–34] The Lady Naper of Luton Hoe 84. y Apr. 8. . h. 4. 15. p. m. 1630

hath the Goute swellinge her hande, & is runninge into her foote, desires a Poultish

desires a playster of Onecrociū.

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 194, p. 240 (upper right part of page)

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CASE69915: Horary consultation concerning William Crawthorne (PERSON45772)

Question asked by the patient on 4 January 1630 at 11:30

RN Will: Cauthorne of Woolly in Huntington sheere 29 y Ian. 4 h. 11. 30 ant m. 162|3|0 a fortnight before Chrystmas mynd trou{b}led godly |6 y maryed f{illeg}|ea|full|

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 194, p. 42 (upper right part of page)

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CASE70012: Horary consultation concerning Avis Bird (PERSON44219)

Question asked by Anonymous (PERSON41078) on 1 February 1630 at 15:00

RN Iohn Byrds D{augh}ter. 9 y Ian fe{b} 1. h. 3. p {m} 163{0}1

[Astrological Chart]

Notes:

1 ‘mopish sottish senceles’ in chart

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 194, p. 84 (bottom 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-querents=Single%20querent;f3-shelfmark=MS%20Ashmole%20194;f5-practitioner-is-querent=No;f6-how-did-it-take-place=Unclear;f7-question-asked=Medical, accessed 9 July 2020.