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CASE55480: Horary consultation concerning Mrs Joan Knight [Hanger] [Edwards] (PERSON30096)

Question asked by Anonymous (PERSON39592) on 7 January 1622 at 14:40

RN Mres Hanger \30 y myles/ of Steapington the first fryday in lent 55 y Ian. 7. h. 2. 40 p m. 1622.

vp lip it was cut a litle after Whitsontyde about mydsomer. otherwise Mres {illeg}|E|dwards Knight Daughter at Pyddington full of fond fancyes before in her throate now sinc in her Lip & sayth yt she is poonished for marying of D Hanger a parson.

A Womā otherwise Wise inough./ |she did strive {to} harme or Drowne her selfe.|

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 222, f. 153r-v (f. 153r upper left, f. 153r bottom right, f. 153r upper right, and f. 153v upper left)

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CASE19663: Horary consultation concerning Mr Richard Partridge (PERSON14747)

Question asked by Partridge (PERSON14748) on 21 July 1601 at 07:30

RN Richard Pa{illeg}|r|tridge of NorthCrowly I 24 y. Iuly 21 die hor. 7. 30. ant m. 160i

paynd in his head & eyes. talketh fondly. vxor viro sine cosensu.

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 404, f. 158r (upper right part of page)

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CASE78048: Horary consultation concerning Mr John Latch [Hatch] (PERSON53382)

Question asked by Lady Dorothy Jennings [Mrs Jennings] (PERSON52513) on 15 August 1633 at 08:38

RN The Lady Ienins for her husband \Mr Latch/ yt is very sick & somewhat senceles & speaketh idlely he knoweth not what ill ever sinc Mr Thomas was mayed {sic} brayne mynd & sences ill sick sinc monday night Aug. 15 h. 8. 38 ant m 1633 |at Hays| /keepeth his bed head burneth inwardly\ /feareth eyther his Death or yt he wilbe sencles\

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 211, p. 379 (upper left part of page)

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CASE13210: Horary consultation concerning Alice Scot (PERSON15658)

Question asked by Scot (PERSON15650) on 4 July 1597 at 08:00

RN Alce Scot the 4 of Iuly 1597. die . h. 8 ant merid. {for} quæ cap phrenesin passa est. it tooke her in the necke in the morng {sic} as she was charringe. at Rawnson.1

[Astrological Chart]


1marit coniuge. sine consensu’ in the left margin

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 175, f. 83v (upper part of page)

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CASE70232: Horary consultation concerning Thomas Wright (PERSON62335)

Question asked by Anonymous (PERSON41103) on 14 March 1630 at 13:00

U[1628–30] Thomas write {illeg} was borne on \the next/ satterday at night after on michelmus was twelmounth, betweene a 11 or 12 at|or| i3, a Clock but cam to me at 1 of clock, ye 14th: of march 1630./

had a quiuorin & sounding on michelmus last & 3 Dayes the after ye small pox & then at shroftide & this last night had 3 fitts after the same manner a boue saide, being ye 13th Day complaines on the head & heauie & apt to sleepe

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Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 194, p. 164 (upper, bottom left, and bottom right parts of page)

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CASE77291: Horary consultation concerning Mrs Eleanor Aylet [Goody Aylet] (PERSON43142) and Mrs Eleanor Aylet (PERSON43141)

Question asked by Mrs Eleanor Aylet [Goody Aylet] (PERSON43142) on 16 May 1633 at 07:00

RN Mres Aylet Elner Aylet of Magdalen Laver in Essex 40. May 16 h 7 ant m 1633

came into my prsenc wth there waters

her daughter Elenor Aylet 17 y mopish & idle headed for 4 yeres & her shoulder bone come out & goeth crooked

had a great cold in her head & cānot be removed

her mynd troubled wth divrse conceits & feares

very healthfull in her body.

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 211, p. 136 (upper left, and upper right parts of page)

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CASE24451: Horary consultation concerning Anne Wade (PERSON36372)

Question asked by Lady Wade (PERSON36371) on 23 April 1615 at 12:50

RN An Wade of Hampsteede daughtr to Sr Williā Wade. 14 y this next may taken in her tongue ever sinc 4 yeres old. & doth stūble & stuttle & cā scarce bring fourth a ready word. Ap. 23. h. 12. 50 p m 1615. mater sine consensu

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 237, f. 185r (bottom left, and bottom right parts of page)

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CASE71347: Horary consultation concerning Frances Cook (PERSON46865)

Question asked by Anonymous (PERSON41244) on 8 February 1631 at 14:00

RN Francis Cooke of Northāpton feb 23 a wench. h. 10. 15 p m 1627. now 4 y. old. almost a moh|n|th {sic} \month/ sick

now hath an Ague lips very sore & broken out. dull heavy no ioy of any thing eateth litle, sleepeth not quietly. vryne cold red thick temp. & hath bene laxative vryne warned mutch better in colour./ feb 8  {sic} h 2 p m. 163i.

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 232, p. 110 (bottom left part of page)

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CASE26844: Horary consultation concerning Bridget Charnock (PERSON19261) and Richard Charnock (PERSON19257) and Old Mr Richard Charnock (PERSON19256)

Question asked by Old Mr Richard Charnock (PERSON19256) on 10 March 1606 at 15:30

RN Brydget Charnock 14 y march 10 h 3. 30 p m 1606. \hedach melancholy fits/

Rich. Charnock 14 y marh {sic} 10 h. 3. 30 p m 1606.

Old Mr Charnock him selfe.

itch hed ache sorow & greefe.

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 215, f. 59v (upper right part of page)

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CASE73321: Horary consultation concerning Mrs Anne Hector (PERSON51331)

Question asked by Mr Anthony Cade [Bachelor of Divinity] (PERSON45490) on 9 November 1631 at 11:00

RN Mres Anne Hoctor. 18 y new mayed {sic} novēb 1|9|. h 11. ant m 163i

was cured a yere since as Mr Cade writeth. had thē a vomyte \cānot make water Costive/ melanch pass. stomack chest & head

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 212, p. 279 (bottom right part of page)

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CASE66410: Horary consultation concerning John Evans (PERSON48624) and Anonymous (PERSON40698)

Question asked by John Evans (PERSON48624) on 19 June 1628 at 18:00

RN {I}ohn Evans of the Mynrys in London Iue {sic} 19 h. 6 p m. 1628

writeth for a gent mā

first vnfoldeth his owne greefe how he is wrōged & cosened of all yt he hath & therby he his wife & childrē broght to great want & misery craveth my Counsell & instruction

Also writeth in the behalfe of a gentlemā yt having taken an extreme cold & prsently an exceeding greefe for the Death of his wife & {th}erby cast Downe into sicknes & mutch melancholy of a sanguyne cōplexion his sicknes & melancholy is mutch abated & now his voice is almost Lost yt he s cānot {sic} \on cānot/ spea heare on \him/ that speaketh {sic} \to speake/ a yard of

cōplayneth of something about the pit of his throate his voice is only low & weake but not troubled wth any fault in noncing but cleere inough every where no physick but cōplayneth of the coldnes of his stomack & head & sone {sic} stoppage about the begying of his nose cold flegme & cold head & defect in hearing hath 2 great manyscripts of physick yt he is Desyrous I should vse craveth vnder god my consayle for the frind his gentleman

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 405, f. 80r (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%3AHead%20and%20neck;f4-document-type=Case%3A%3AEntry%3A%3AHorary;f5-extent-of-transcription=Excerpt;f6-question-asked=Medical%3A%3ADiseases%20of%20the%20mind, accessed 6 July 2020.