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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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CASE70585: Horary consultation concerning Lady Hanmer (PERSON50771) and Hanmer (PERSON50772)

Question asked by Lady Hanmer (PERSON50771) and Hanmer (PERSON50772) on 26 April 1630 at 06:30

RN The Lady Iennins. \Hāmer/ & her Daughter sent there waters Ap. 26. . h. 6. 30 ant m. 1630

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 194, p. 290 (upper right part of page)

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CASE78020: Horary consultation concerning Lady Anne Arpe (PERSON42875) and Mrs Shotbolt (PERSON58689)

Question asked by Lady Anne Arpe (PERSON42875) and Mrs Shotbolt (PERSON58689) on 11 August 1633 at 17:30

RN I receaved a letter from Mres Shatbolt & the lady Aug. 11. h. 5. 30 p m 1633

Mres Shatbolt who is to goe into the Contry craveth a letter onc a fortnight & adviseth me to Dirct my lettr to on Mr Darnell the Apothecary in Souper Lane though but onc a fortnight.

Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 211, p. 369 (upper left part of page)

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CASE11932: Horary consultation concerning Toucher (PERSON16500)

Question asked by the patient on 3 January 1599 at 12:09

RN Mr {sic} Charels Tutcher Charles at Stonystratford at the swan of 2 neckes. 45. sick this fortnight. sonewhat {sic} Costive shee doth bleede & is very mutch stuffed in her chest can scarce tak her winde. ready to sound a grosse & fat woman. sent a poer woman. Ian. 3. die . h. 12. 9. mi. 1599. \at 1. p m /|twice & thrice a day bleedeth at ye nose. half a pint at a time \every othr daye/|

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Charels Touchers wife hath not had her termes this 6 yeres her stomack hoven & her hed ill & backe her wombe & chest stuffed short winded. hart ill water good. yellowe but thin. taken a greefe for payment of monyes for her husb. brother for s{ur}tiship. 200li

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 77r (upper left, and upper right parts of page)

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CASE63615: Horary consultation concerning Countess Home [Lady Home] (PERSON51783) and Mrs Craste (PERSON47249)

Question asked by Mary Fane [Countess of Westmorland] [Old Countess of Westmorland ] [Old Lady Westmorland] (PERSON48709) and Grace Fane [Countess of Westmorland] [Lady le Dispenser] [Lady de la Spencer] (PERSON48708) on 13 April 1627 between 07:45 and 08:25

RN The Lady West & the Lady de Lespencer sent for Mres Crosts to goe to her grandmotter Dup & not to come Home to thē for feare of relapse

& sent me 5l for mrs Crosts & the lady West a peece for her child.

quærit vtrū sit gravida

renē{sic} to write to her & to the Bayly for his Child \the falling sicknes/ & to the lady Westmorland & to the lady delespencer et vtrū Her daughter lady Humes be gravida & in ye behalfe of Mres Crosts. \is Costive always// her dyet \purging Drink/ wroght 3 or 4 tys {sic} a day

fearth astringent playsters will bynd it

I had 5l of the lady Delespencer & a peece frō the old lady Westmorland for my Counsell for her child |Ap 13.|

Mres Crost was willed for feare of relapse to goe to her Grandmother Dup for a while I wished her to stay vntill the 8 of May 8.

Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 227, f. 58r-v (f. 58r bottom right, and f. 58v middle left)

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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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CASE64589: Horary consultation concerning Mrs Elizabeth Marsh (PERSON14007) and Abbot [Marsh] (PERSON54311)

Question asked by Mrs Elizabeth Marsh (PERSON14007) on 14 September 1627 at 17:30

RN My Cosen Marsh the older sent me a kind letter to signify yt after my clyster & blood letting she was well for 4 days & then payned as before in her hed & arme so greevously betwixt 4 & 5 p m cōnoly {sic} Sept 14. h. 5. 30 p m 1627 she sent to Cambridg to Mr Crane he gave her a pils|l| & also a clyster

had the horse leaches & they were {illeg} naught.

took my pils & Dyet drink & did well for the tyme

her Daughter fond mtch {sic} good by her playster Desyreth a nother & a recept of it

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 227, f. 214r (upper left part of page)

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CASE76176: Horary consultation concerning Lady Magdalen Egerton (PERSON48400)

Question asked by the patient, Lady Alice Egerton [Young Lady Alice Bridgewater] (PERSON48397) and Mrs Quicke (PERSON57232) on 20 December 1632 at 17:50

RN I recaved {sic} a lett frō mr {sic} \the lady/ marg {sic} \magdalen/ & the lady Alce Egerton & mres may {sic} Quick yt the lady margaret {sic} had a rising vp into her face but was taken downe wth pils clyster pils & a pig appl to her feete & a playster. It tooke her the 15 of Decēb being on sonday I receaved there letters Decēb 20 h. 5. 50 p m 1632

The Contes would debar her of her sups wch would be greevous vnto her

the Countes |of| \Bridgwater/ would debar her of her sup. & would know wheather the leaches

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 214, p. 225 (middle left, and bottom right parts of page)

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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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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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CASE64682: Horary consultation concerning Mrs Ellen Trote (PERSON60492) and Mrs Elizabeth Trote (PERSON60491)

Question asked by Mrs Ellen Trote (PERSON60492) and Mrs Elizabeth Trote (PERSON60491) on 1 October 1627 at 16:00

RN Mres Ellen Trot & ms Elis Trot of Eaton did send for a vomyt each of thē octob. 1 h 4 p m 1627

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 227, f. 228r (bottom left part of page)

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CASE24776: Horary consultation concerning Mr Say (PERSON25269) and Mrs Say (PERSON35121) and Susan Say (PERSON35123) and George Cheseldye (PERSON28876) and Alice Jinkenson (PERSON25270)

Question asked by Mr Say (PERSON25269), Mrs Say (PERSON35121), George Cheseldye (PERSON28876) and Alice Jinkenson (PERSON25270) on 16 May 1610 at 13:00

RN Mres Say of Doddington by Wellingborough. 38 y may 16 h. 1. p m 16i0.

water good

George Cheseldye 22 y a batch. of doddington by welborough may 16 . h. 1. p m 1610

water good

Susāna Say \of dodington/ her daughter. 6 y may. 16. . h. j. p m 16i0 this wench was wth a litle wench yt dyed./ |water good|

Alce mr Says mayd 24 y all these feare the plauge & sicknes having bene wth sutch as dyed

mes Say of dodford|dington| by wellingborough 38 y may 16 h. 1. p m 16i0

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 239, ff. 36v-37r (f. 36v bottom right, f. 36v bottom left, and f. 37r upper left)

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CASE53986: Horary consultation concerning Mrs Elizabeth Jennings [Latch] (PERSON52517)

Question asked by Lady Dorothy Jennings [Mrs Jennings] (PERSON52513) and Spencer Compton [Second Earl of Northampton] [Lord Northampton] [Young Lord Compton] (PERSON46690) on 25 April 1622 at 13:45

RN The lady Dorothy Iennings for her child taken wth the epilepsye about 10 weekes 13 y Ap 25. h. 1. 45 p m 1622. hearing yt I have helpen may {sic} in yt kind hath written to me to come to London/ /her speach is taken from her by fits for a day & keepeth her bed\

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 223, f. 70v (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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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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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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CASE48601: Nativity for Mrs Frances Digby (PERSON29826)

Question asked by the patient on 1 May 1619 no earlier than 16:40

RN Mres francis Digbye Sr Evarets sister nata the tuesday before the 30 of novēbr. before 7 in ye morning /1588.\ send for my Directions may 1. hhor {sic} 4. 40 p m 1619. /vnmayed {sic}\ |30 y|

mutch troubled wth melanch pass apt to weep wthout any iust case.

nata Octob 29 h. 7. ant m 1588. a great heavynes in ye stomacke & a beating & trembling at the hart. wth a |continuall| payne at her hart at yt tyme of all on her left syde

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 230, f. 347v (upper left 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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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)

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;f4-how-did-it-take-place=Question%20sent;f5-querent-identified=Yes;f6-question-asked=Medical, accessed 3 July 2020.