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CASE12134: Horary consultation concerning John Burton (PERSON10224)

Question asked by Anonymous (PERSON17668) on 25 March 1599 at 18:08

RN Iohn Burton of Cosgrave for his disease a boy of 9 yeres old kept his bed ever sinc tuesday. voyded wormes payned in chest belly & hart a stitch vndr his right \side/ a very hie coloured youth wth the vexation yt was pale before. all swollen frō the face to the granes. made no water sinc thursday. at 25 of March. die h. 6: 8. p. m 1599

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 111r (upper left part of page)

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CASE50666: Horary consultation concerning Mr Dr James [Justice of the Peace] (PERSON52432)

Question asked by Mrs James (PERSON52439) on 20 April 1620 at 15:20

RN D Iames of Oxford st|ran|gly {sic} \straungly/ taken wth a palsye on the left syde of the face hand & leg taken at church & great red blatches in t|H|is fac & bodye & his ey swelling & f|H|is face a yere before & sinc he contenting certen sup witches & on being acquitted he felt his strange stitch on his s {sic} left syde by fits he supposeth yt the womā susp for a witch but quitted by the Iudges did hurte him the 24 of feb. sep a ap yt night at sup first taken. had his first fit after he talked wth mr Rob. Conye. feb 18. in ye after noone his first fit but his worst fit the 24 of feb when the sup witch was acquitted/

Mres Iames mentioned Mr Doctor Iames |of oxford| Ap. 20 h. 3. 20 p m. 1620 /she related all at this tyme/\

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 414, f. 5r (upper left, and upper right parts of page)

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CASE66092: Horary consultation concerning Agnes Kent (PERSON52814)

Question asked by Anonymous (PERSON40662) on 14 May 1628 at 17:00

RN Agnys Kent of Moulsoe almost 5 quarters borne on Palme sonday last was twelfmonth about some {sic} rising sent to me May 14. . h. 5. p m. 1628.

It is pyned & cōsumed belly hard & voydeth wormes living 6. wasteth in the body. was nurced by goody Keburne. goody Keburne came into another nurces house & would needes suckle it, wheathr the nurce would or no & sinc mutch amys & it swounded twice to day belly very hard flesh quite wasted was not well tended by goody Keburne face swelled buttocke black & blewe. cānot stand vppon the lyms the child prsent wth goody Alton of Moulsoe it did batle well vnder this nurce vntill goody Keburne her former nurce would suckle it force tooke some surfet.

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 405, f. 32r (upper left part of page)

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CASE11901: Horary consultation concerning Goody Elizabeth Buckingham [Honour] (PERSON10131)

Question asked by Goodman Honour (PERSON12882) on 27 December 1598 at 08:45

RN Goodman Honour of Newport for his wife who hath bene longe sick & is nowe very exceeding ill h {sic} as her husband telleth me. hanc male suspicantr de veneficio

Elisabeth Buckingham. Otherwise Honour about 50. a great pulling in her left syde wc maketh her to Crye/

shee is not able to styrre no meate will tary wth her. shee goeth not onc in a sennet to ground very costive & mutch bounde. 27 of Decēb. die h. 8. 45. ant m. 1598. /complayneth of her hart chest left arme.\

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 72r (upper right part of page)

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CASE11911: Horary consultation concerning Old John Risely (PERSON15344)

Question asked by Risely (PERSON15342) on 30 December 1598 at 09:45

RN Iohn Risely of Rawnson sent onc againe to me for my counsell his pain lieth now in his Cods {wc} are swollen as big as ons hed & as hard as a borde he was wont to haue them swollen very big but then lasted but 5 houres & nowe swelled ever sinc weddensday he cannot eate sleepe or goe to ground. troubled wth the wind Cholicke a paine in his backe st{illeg}ry Desirous to take a stro{illeg} but Doubteth he ca shall be able Decēb. filius patre cū consensu. Decēb 30. die . h. 10. \9. 45./ 1598 his water cold red & thi{ck}

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 73v (upper right part of page)

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CASE63782: Horary consultation concerning Joan Parkinson (PERSON56153)

Question asked by Mr Hammond (PERSON50735) on 1 May 1627 at 15:30

RW Ioane Parkinson of Pirton in Hartfordsheire. y. 20. d. . h: 3. 30. p: m: Maij. 1o. 1627. moopish this tweluemoneth, distracted of her witts: fell ill first vpon a beatinge by her dame: no sence or vnderstandinge at all, nor a word frō her can be gotten vnlesse they anger her, & then she bids a rat on them they trouble her. hath them well. eateth vnreasonably mr Hamond wrote for her in her behalfe a lustie wench

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 227, f. 82v (upper left part of page)

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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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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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CASE11660: Horary consultation concerning William Pipkin (PERSON14968)

Question asked by Anonymous (PERSON17603) on 30 August 1598 at 17:07

RN Will: Pipkin 6 yeres old at Miklemas payned in the back & neck & head & belly & legs quærit causā eius remediū refuseth his meate Aug 30. die h. p m. 5. 7. m.

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 23r (upper right part of page)

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CASE11741: Horary consultation concerning Smith (PERSON15932)

Question asked by Anthony Smith (PERSON15872) on 10 October 1598 at 11:20

RN Anthony Smith for his sons Daughter 4 yeres old very exceeding sleepy can eat nothing keepeth her bed looketh pale. cōplayneth of her hed & her mouth sore & cannot swallowe. Octob. 10|1| die  {sic}. 11. 25|0|. 1598.

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 228, f. 41v (upper left part of page)

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CASE11777: Horary consultation concerning William Thomson (PERSON16396)

Question asked by Hugh Thomson (PERSON16391) on 6 November 1598 at 10:30

RN William Tomson of 12 yeres on a friday a moneth afore Miklemas quærit valde ægrotat ventre. 6 of novemb. it tooke him on 2 of novemb. die in the morning. he it cometh & taketh him by fits & & {sic} ariseth vp in his stomack he could not take his meate. but would vomit vp but yt is stayd & troubleth his hed but most his belly burneth wonderfully cannot eate. Novemb. 6. die h. 1{2}|0|. ant m. 1598. cū filij consensu. h. 10. 30.1

[Astrological Chart]

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Notes:

1 ‘Will Tomson’ in chart

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 47v (upper left, and bottom right parts of page)

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CASE12441: Horary consultation concerning Agnes Houghton (PERSON12911)

Question asked by Christopher Houghton (PERSON12900) and Alice Houghton (PERSON12913) on 12 May 1599 at 10:00

RN Agnes Hoton. 7 yeres on sct Valentines eve being sunday amisse in her lims & tounge & feete & hath no sence nor feeling therin at first shee did fall for 2 or 3 dizeases. now hath lost the senc & vse of her lims

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She cryeth & mutch cōplayneth o {sic} May the 12. die . h. 10. ant m. 1599. pater et mater filia quærūt remediū. det igitur pater cælestis multis et magnis miserationib suis. at all times most cold. Costive.

Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 228, f. 160r (upper right part of page)

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CASE16959: Horary consultation concerning Agnes Olny (PERSON14562)

Question asked by Olny (PERSON14561) on 19 May 1602 at 09:45

RN Agnys Olny 38 y of Tebworthe in Chalgrave maij 19. hor. 9. 45. ant m. 1602. /maritus vxore furiosa et insaniētē sencles hath no vse of her wits. h {sic} light headed\ /a frenticke woman mad & laugh & inc mistermeth.\

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 221, f. 50r (upper left part of page)

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CASE18943: Horary consultation concerning Humphrey Ebburne (PERSON11463)

Question asked by Anonymous (PERSON18412) on 23 February 1601 at 11:15

RN Hufrey Eb{urne} 6 y for a swelling in his face & breaking out a {londir} wth R. Gr{eene} of Asply feb. 23 die hor 11. 15. p|a|nt m. 160i & a heate in on syde of his heade & eyes red & sore & watrish wth a swelling

Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 404, f. 38r (upper right part of page)

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CASE37805: Horary consultation concerning Mr Adrian Fortescue (PERSON19645) and Mrs Mary Fortescue (PERSON30516) and Mr William Fortescue (PERSON30513)

Question asked by Lady Grace Fortescue [Grace Manners] (PERSON19647) on 3 April 1611 between 15:00 and 16:00

GJ Mr Adrian Fortescue and mrs Mary Fortescue have taken thrice of their physicke and wrought well wth them, the gentlewoman sicke the first taking, and well since, her stomack better, but her head as it was

Mr Adrian sicke wth his physicke on monday last and tooke none since he sleepes not well, is growen weake and his waxen kernells remayne. / my Lady think that if he continue so it will bring him to a consumption She desyres to have some course for mr willm Fortescue 10 y. wch hath also an Itche. Desyres to be satisfyed how this Itche comes whether by overheating the bloud wth violent exercise. & whether they shall continue the rest of the physike.

Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 200, f. 52v (bottom right part of page)

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CASE43140: Horary consultation concerning Edward Gardner (PERSON30757)

Question asked by Mr Nichols (PERSON24638) on 6 April 1616 at 07:25

RN Mr Nichols of Wing for on of his fellowes \Edwards Gardiner/ growen into ye scurvy & dropsye yt before a yere sinc was recovered only by scurvygras now growen swelled his legs thighes & belly are very mutch swelled his appetite de{i}ected & 70 y cā take no purge fat corp & well coloured Ap 6 h {sic} hor. 7. 25 ant m 16i6. |breath short|

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 408, f. 51r (upper left part of page)

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CASE54239: Interrogation concerning Cicely Foster (PERSON11860)

Question asked by Mr Richard Napier [Sandy] [Richard Napier [Senior]] (PERSON5218) on 20 May 1622 at 16:39

RN Cicely foster of hanslop 43 y may 20 . h. 4. 39 ant m 1622 had no child this 20 y was swelled in her legs a quarter of a yere & now quite gone vpward & her belly is mutch swelled & her thigh & mutch gryped about her navell and casteth for this halfe yere yt wch she taketh most cōmonly & keepeth her bed this fortnight desyreth but my prayers./

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 223, f. 115v (bottom left part of page)

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CASE54679: Decumbiture for Goody Elizabeth Cockin (PERSON46446)

Question asked by Anonymous (PERSON39510) on 25 July 1622 at 11:11

RN She was taken strangly & sodenly but more yesterday then before Iuly 24. h 4|5| \5/ p m 1622. at sermō tȳe wthstrāg convulsions taking away her speach. & vse of her armes & her belly Did burne & trēble & was & is ever mightely tormōted wth sore tēptatiōs when she is most willing to serve god1

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Notes:

1 ‘tēptation’ in chart

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 222, f. 8r (upper right part of page)

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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)

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-knowledge=Not%20specified;f3-question-asked=Medical, accessed 23 January 2020.