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CASE52197: Horary consultation concerning Sir Francis Ventris (PERSON36354) and William Page (PERSON55908)

Question asked by Sir Francis Ventris (PERSON36354) on 26 March 1621 at 14:20

RN Sr Francis Ventrys wrote a most kind letter boath concerning his owne love & desyres to take physick of me for his head & other infirmityes as also for his neighb page of Sheaford craveth pils

march 26 h. 2. 20 p m 162i

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 233, f. 94Av (upper right part of page)

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CASE56421: Horary consultation concerning Sir Thomas Neville [Smith] (PERSON55281) and Lady Elizabeth Neville [Old Lady Neville] (PERSON55286)

Question asked by Sir Thomas Neville [Smith] (PERSON55281) and Lady Elizabeth Neville [Old Lady Neville] (PERSON55286) on 30 May 1623 at 11:40

RN Sr Thomas Neavell \of Holte/ & his lady sent me a very fat lābe 2 cap & 3 couple of Rabbots May 30 h. 11. 40 ant m 1623.

an Ach in his instap{sic} ankles by fits yt at night he cā take no rest

boath of thē cōmend the oation of ther dyet drink purging

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 218, f. 119v (upper right part of page)

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CASE12125: Horary consultation concerning Anne Hammond (PERSON12509)

Question asked by the patient on 22 March 1599 at 13:10

RN An Haman 56 of litle brickhill: sick ever sinc Christmas not hart sick but swollen in her body & in her legs & very stiffe sent to me by her husband. Martij 22. die  {sic}. 1. 10. 1599. very costive & as if shee were st{oun}ge & cannot rise except shee be lifted. very cold & stiffe & short winded & leekely to die 1599.

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 109r (upper right part of page)

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CASE12139: Horary consultation concerning William Beard (PERSON9575)

Question asked by the patient on 26 March 1599 at 08:30

RN William Berde 54 yers old of Potters Perye. sick on weddensday last keepeth his bed vp & downe can not rest. sent to me his sonne 26 of March die h. 8. 30. mi. ant m. 1599. sick at hart & stomack ill. very hot. a great stitch & cough & reaneth mutch fleune {sic}.

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 111v (bottom right part of page)

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CASE12355: Horary consultation concerning Agnes Harwood (PERSON12627)

Question asked by the patient on 1 May 1599 at 08:35

RN Agnes Harwood of Cosgrave 50 yeres payned in her legs & body. hoven in the neither side of her belly as it were an impostume very sicke wthall & vomiteth vp every daye what serve {sic} shee taketh. sent to me this first of may. 8|h|or 8. 30|5|. p|a|nt m. 1599.

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 145v (upper left part of page)

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CASE11891: Horary consultation concerning William Seer (PERSON15703)

Question asked by the patient on 21 December 1598 at 12:45

RN Will: Seere of haversham. 53 yeres old sitteth vp by the fier, very stiffe & hardly to {ground} onc in 24 houres complayneth of his body & lims & legs most in on of his sides all over his left syde ever sinc March last: first amisse not able to goe over the Dore threshall. sinc Alhalloutide. sent his wife to me Decēb. 21. die . h. 12. 45. 1598. on of his legs the left wonderfully swelled. a very diseased body & hath had a greate cough.1

[Astrological Chart]

Notes:

1 ‘feare lest he be beworded’ in chart

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 70v (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.

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 151r (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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CASE32228: Horary consultation concerning William Sibthorpe [Butcher] (PERSON15797) and Mr Dr Roger Hacket (PERSON12450)

Question asked by Mr Dr Roger Hacket (PERSON12450) on 7 October 1607 at 08:30

RN Docter Hacket sent me a lettr t{ly in} his owne behalfe & the behalfe of his neighb. Sibthorpe Octob 7. . h. 8. 30 p m {sic} 1607

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 193, f. 293r (bottom right part of page)

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CASE61399: Horary consultation concerning Mrs Elizabeth North (PERSON55638)

Question asked by the patient on 16 December 1625 at 14:30

RN Mres North of whettemsteed 50 y Decēb 16 h. 2 30 p m 1625

{M}res Elis North {M}res North 50 y. North of Hearnes 52 y sent to me the 2 tyme Decēb 16. h. 2. 30 p m 1625

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 224, ff. 58v-59r (f. 58v bottom left, f. 59r bottom left, and f. 59r bottom right)

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CASE62462: Horary consultation concerning Lady Anne Twisden (PERSON60638)

Question asked by the patient on 27 May 1626 at 13:00

RN The lady Twisden of London 51. y. may 27 h {sic} hor. 1 p. m 1626

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by her sleeping & scouring she hath nutch {sic} mended sinc Sr will wrote Last yt is thursday last.

yet the last night was more troublesome then before

this Day cōplayneth of a sournes rising out of her stomake supposeth yt a vomyt would doe her good yet dare not to adventur it by reason of her weaknes & scowring. wch we dare not to stay seing the goodnes of it yet fyndeth no aptnes to cast but a soure belching

desyreth a nother box of the pils 10 and an answ to his lett & to this.

The lady Twisden of London may 27 h 1. p m 1626

very weake & feeble yet sitteth vp & eateth prty well. scoureth mtch {sic} hath a soure belching yet no aptnes to cast.

would know wheathr fit to give her a vomyt considering her \great/ weaknes & sither her scouring Doth her so mutch good craveth an answere to his forme & to this Letter also.

wheathr any other course for mending of the sourenes will not helpe wth out a vomyt.

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 224, ff. 224v-225r (f. 224v middle left, f. 224v bottom, and f. 225r upper left)

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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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CASE12959: Horary consultation concerning Mr Thomas Potter (PERSON15010)

Question asked by Mrs Potter (PERSON15014) on 8 January 1600 at 10:10

RN Mres Potter of willing sent for her husb. wth out his consent at 10. 10. ant m 1599 1600 cannot sleepe his water betwixt yellow & red thick leeke puddle. his stomack hot & his tounge scab & broken out & his head cannot move but as he is turned.

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 228, f. 250r (upper left part of page)

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CASE76943: Horary consultation concerning John Kingston (PERSON53022)

Question asked by Anonymous (PERSON41826) on 12 April 1633 at 14:15

RN Iohn Kingstone of serv to the Lord of Lincolne Ap: 12 h. 2 15 p m 1633. |57 y|

Lame in the soales & ankles of boath feete mutch swelled & red 3 y. |a Dropsy feared| but lately more this halfe yere full of payne

sometymes cā eate litle for 2 or 3 days

I receaved from my Lord of Lincolnes steward a most kind letter.

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 211, p. 31 (upper left part of page)

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CASE12338: Horary consultation concerning Joan Hatch (PERSON12642)

Question asked by the patient on 27 April 1599 at 15:00

RN {sic} Ione Hatch of Simpson 53. payned in her hed & back & every where. & hath a great mist over her eyes. / sent to me for phisick was vp taketh her as an ague very Cold. & litle hot. Apr 27. die h. 3. ps m {sic}. 1599.

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Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 143r (upper left part of page)

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CASE12363: Horary consultation concerning Parnell Kerke (PERSON13332)

Question asked by the patient on 2 May 1599 at 12:40

RN Parnell Brookes Kerke of Caucot 58. sicke a great well very ill in her bellye. & is a woman of a great body & is swollen & so hath beene this quarter of this yere. / sent to me by her Daughter. this second of maye h. 12. 40. 1599. twice maried.

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 147r (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)

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CASE30391: Horary consultation concerning Old Mrs Martha Farrar [Farren] (PERSON11665)

Question asked by the patient on 22 December 1606 at 12:30

RN Mres farrer of Harrold. 54. y Decēb. 22 y h. 12. 30 p m. 16061

[Astrological Chart]

Notes:

1 ‘distēpered in mynd’ in chart

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 193, f. 39r (upper right, and bottom left parts of page)

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CASE56686: Horary consultation concerning Mr George Spenser (PERSON59333)

Question asked by Mr Nicholas Spenser (PERSON35623) on 10 July 1623 at 11:45

RN Mr Georg Spencer of Coaple 50 y mutch distempered in his head by melancholy conceit to wch he yealdeth to overmutch Iuly 10 h. 11. 45 ant m 1623

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 218, f. 161v (upper left 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

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 413, f. 77r (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-patient-age-band=050-059;f3-how-did-it-take-place=Question%20sent;f4-question-asked=Medical, accessed 18 February 2020.