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CASE30095: Horary consultation concerning Lady Grace Fortescue [Grace Manners] (PERSON19647) and Young Mrs Frances Fortescue (PERSON19648)

Question asked by Lady Grace Fortescue [Grace Manners] (PERSON19647) on 20 December 1605 at 12:00

RN my ladye fortiscue of Saldon sent for a quart of bugloes watr decē{b} 20 h. 12. 1605.

& h|M|res francis fortiscue greene sicknes left syde cough

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 216, f. 257v (upper right part of page)

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CASE64308: Horary consultation concerning Lady Mitton (PERSON54830) and Mrs Magdalen Napier [Mitton] [Sandy] (PERSON33485)

Question asked by Lady Mitton (PERSON54830) and Mrs Magdalen Napier [Mitton] [Sandy] (PERSON33485) on 20 July 1627 at 18:30 or at 19:40

RN Receaved a lettr the lady Mytton Iuly 20 h. 6 30 p m 1627 hath casted 3 weekes. would have a playster for the spleene

sent her things agaynst next fryday.

Mres mytton \my Cosen magd myt{ton}/ sent Iuly 20 h: 7 40 p m 1627

hath casteth 3 weekes Craveth my Consell & also a playst for ye spleene

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 227, f. 167r-v (f. 167r middle left, and f. 167v upper right)

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CASE12322: Horary consultation concerning Mrs Faith Gibbs (PERSON12125)

Question asked by the patient on 26 April 1599 at 09:30

RN fayth Gibbes of Wicken 46. amisse in her sinewes cannot gripe any thing wth her hands so feeble & weake sometimes in hir feete & knees all swollen & keepe there naturall colour. of a good cōplex. & light harte. sent to me this 26 of Ap. h. 9. 30. ant m. 1599. a great paine in her armes. could not cut her meate.

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 140v (upper left part of page)

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CASE28714: Horary consultation concerning Mrs Jane Rolte (PERSON15450) and Elizabeth Seddon [Baldwin] (PERSON20731)

Question asked by Mrs Jane Rolte (PERSON15450) on 19 April 1605 at 11:15

RN Mres Rolt \Iane Rolt/ of Bonyst sent to me to know wheathr shee be wth child or no Apr. 19 h. 11. 15 ant m. 1605. y {sic} 29 y.

Elisabeth Baudwyne at the same tyme her syster. 20 yeres.

Also for her sistr who is troubled wth great hedach & a bad stomacke & cānot Digest keepeth her bed

|Mres| Iane Rolt of Bonyst 29 y Apr 19 h. 11. 15 ant m 1605

quærit an sit gravida

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 216, f. 51r (upper right part of page)

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CASE64504: Horary consultation concerning Mrs Matthews (PERSON33106) and St John (PERSON59436) and Mrs St John (PERSON59434)

Question asked by Mrs Matthews (PERSON33106) on 23 August 1627 at 11:20

RN Mres mathew of Brodyn sent her owne water & another eyther of the Mres sant Iohn or else her Daughter 16 y old Aug 23 h. 11. 20 ant m 1627.

boath vrys {sic} good but thin

Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 227, f. 197r (bottom left part of page)

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CASE11564: Horary consultation concerning Mary Battison (PERSON16690)

Question asked by the patient on 19 July 1598 at 09:12

RN Mary R Vattison a widowe 60 yeres old. mittit consilio et morbi remedio. / Iulij 19 th die . h. 9. 12. m. /short winded & puffed vp in her cheste/\

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 3r (upper left, and upper right parts of page)

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CASE32896: Horary consultation concerning Agnes [Anne] Sandy [Stocker] [Berry] [Napier] [Stock] (PERSON15611)

Question asked by Sir Robert Sandy [Napier] [Baronet] [Old Sir Robert Napier] [Mr Robert Sandy [Napier]] (PERSON6315) on 27 February 1608 at 16:30

RN my brothr Sandy sent me a letter touching Mr Shaxtons cony catching of ve\r/y Cony Catchers indede feb 27. h {sic} hor 4. 30 p m 1608. yet writeth yt he now will not goe but yt his fathr would have him come to Oxford & my brothr if he cā will get him 20 lib. to goe to Oxford.

[Astrological Chart]

quærit vtrū An Stocker peius se habeat ob maritū. eodē tempore/

quærit morbi causā et medla an intollerable itching in the fundamēt ready to pull of her hea{illeg}

Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 229, f. 45r (upper right part of page)

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CASE53814: Horary consultation concerning an Anonymous (PERSON62405)

Question asked by Mr Wyllyson [Woullyson] (PERSON62401) on 4 April 1622 at 19:00

RN Mr Woullyston Ap 4 h 7 p m 1622

a purg dyet drink the {lees} of the mother & convulsion are all turned vp to the brayne mopish will not give on word leane /sine consensu.\

[Astrological Chart]

he sendeth only for stuffe to make a dyet drink to be delivered vnto Mres mockete at Barnet./

Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 223, f. 41r (upper right part of page)

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CASE11797: Horary consultation concerning Margaret Thorne (PERSON16417)

Question asked by the patient on 13 November 1598 at 12:06

RN Margaret Tarelton \Thorne/ the wife of Will Tarelton a tealer \of Newport./ 40 yeres old 16 yeres maried sick & hath had her disease growing vppon her this 12 monets {sic} & better quærit novemb. it taketh her every foote. Novemb. 13 die . h. 12. 6. mi 1598. shee was so weak shee could not come but sent her servant mead it ariseth from her hart vpward to her throot ready to stop her winde

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 51v (bottom right, and bottom left parts of page)

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CASE21915: Horary consultation concerning an Anonymous (PERSON18701)

Question asked by Mr Tyrringham (PERSON18812) on 13 January 1605 at 09:00

RN Mr Tyrringhās mead of Tyrringhā 24 y Ian. 13 h. 9. ant m 1605. suffocat matricis strange fits eithr of mothr or apop. litharg.1

[Astrological Chart]

Notes:

1

sleepy. Lethargye

speachles skreameth only

’ in chart

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 415, f. 214r (upper right part of page)

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CASE36484: Horary consultation concerning Mrs Margaret Noone (PERSON24667)

Question asked by the patient on 5 September 1609 at 12:00

RN Mres Margaret Noone a londyner yt came vnto me wth Mr Iohn lanckford sent me word yt her 2 clysters wrought but litle but yt her dyet drinke did worke well & did her some good for her cold stomack. but yt her flushing in her face cōtinueth still. as also her swelling espec on the right syde of her bellye craveth my furthr helpe. Sept 5. h. 12. 1609

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 203, f. 151r (upper left part of page)

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CASE36684: Horary consultation concerning Mrs Denise Leate (PERSON4499)

Question asked by Mrs Joan Staper [Leate] (PERSON4503) on 26 October 1609 at 17:38

RN Mres Leate did write vnto me touching her daughter Denys. that she is mended in bodye but anys {sic} in mynd. Octob. 26 h. 5. 38 p m 1609

[Astrological Chart]

her nother {sic} craveth ny {sic} helpe prayers & consell. & is willing to marry her but her daughtr myndeth it not./

Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 203, f. 180r (bottom left, and bottom right parts of page)

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CASE55541: Horary consultation concerning Reeve [Warren] (PERSON57469)

Question asked by the patient on 25 January 1623 at 15:25

RN my Cosen Warren \Reeve/ sent me a letter Ian 25 h {sic} hor 3 \25/ p m 1623 last weeke voyded vp blood 3 tymes. to the quantity of halfe a pynt is very ill feaversh {sic} weake & feeble & cānot slepe

[Astrological Chart]

desyrous of some cordiall & of my advice

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 222, f. 162r (upper right part of page)

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CASE60412: Horary consultation concerning Mrs Anderson (PERSON42687)

Question asked by the patient on 6 May 1625 at 11:25

RN Mres Anderson her letter London may 6 h. 11 25 1625

wheathr leaches are good for her {illeg}|b|y tyes & what good to vse for the extrme {sic} heat in her hands & coldnes of her feete 3 what to quench her great drouth & thirste. 4 to make her sleepe

Is cōtinually Drye would know my iudg touching her fortune

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 217, f. 86r (upper right part of page)

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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

[Astrological Chart]

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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CASE66496: Horary consultation concerning Elizabeth Tyrlington (PERSON36237)

Question asked by Tyrlington (PERSON60670) on 3 July 1628 at 18:00

RN My Cosen Tyrlington sent me 12 rings cost 18s 6d Iuly 3 h. 6. p. m. 1628

sayth his wife is inwardly very hot, but cold outwardly faynt weake wasteth in her body weak in her back feareth yt shd shall not live longe & hopeth to see me/

Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 405, f. 95r (upper left part of page)

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CASE31093: Horary consultation concerning Mrs Mary Dayrell (PERSON19461) and Mrs Anne Dayrell (PERSON11214)

Question asked by Mrs Margery Dayrell (PERSON11218) on 8 April 1607 at 10:45

RN Mres Dorle sent to know the disease of Margery Marye & An. Dorle. Apr 8. an h. 10 45 ant m 1607.

wheathr good to heale \vp/ her Issue & to take a vomit or &|a| {sic} \a/ purge D Chanell wylleth her & to heale vp her Issu.

Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 193, f. 142v (upper right part of page)

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CASE42562: Horary consultation concerning Barry (PERSON27811) and Mrs Gertrude Barry (PERSON27812)

Question asked by Mr Barry (PERSON27810) on 17 October 1615 at 14:39

RN Mr Barry sent me a lettr touching his wifes & his sisters physicks working octob 17 h. 2. 39 p m 16i5

& would have me to send thē something more as I sawe good he will send x days henc his mā to nep|w|port & then send it

Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 196, f. 131r (upper right part of page)

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CASE46705: Horary consultation concerning Mrs Elizabeth Marsh (PERSON14007) and Mrs Elizabeth Marsh [the younger] (PERSON33024)

Question asked by Mrs Elizabeth Marsh (PERSON14007) on 26 May 1618 at 17:00 or at 18:00

RN my Cosen he & She marsh did boath writ vnto me she for her selfe wheathr good to sweat & also for her Daughter. & to bleed her in ye foote at ye fall wch would not bleede

Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 201, f. 113r (upper right part of page)

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CASE48925: Nativity for Mary Alderman (PERSON27301) and Judith Alderman (PERSON27300)

Question asked by Alderman (PERSON27298) on 9 June 1619 at 09:00

RN Iudith & Mary Aldermā of Bedford borne decēb 29 h. 6. ant m 1618. \{natæ gemellæ}/

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 235, f. 34r (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, https://casebooks.lib.cam.ac.uk/search?f2-patient-sex=Female;f3-how-did-it-take-place=Question%20sent;f4-practitioner=Mr%20Richard%20Napier%20%5BSandy%5D%20%5BRichard%20Napier%20%5BSenior%5D%5D%20%28PERSON5218%29;f5-treatment=No;f6-question-asked=Medical, accessed 6 June 2020.