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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

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Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 111r (upper left part 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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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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CASE50293: Horary consultation concerning Mr Pedder (PERSON34163)

Question asked by Mrs Susan Pedder (PERSON24871) on 12 February 1620 at 18:00

RN Mres Padder for her husb. plexed wth greefe for certen writings cōmitted to Mr Nichols sonne & cānot sleepe to crave my counsell feb 12 h {sic} hor 6 p m 16201

[Astrological Chart]

Notes:

1 ‘mightely troubled in mynde cānot sleepe’ in chart

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 213, f. 134r (upper right part of page)

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CASE16760: Horary consultation concerning Mr John Spencer (PERSON16026) and Alice Faulkner [Vescy] (PERSON11680)

Question asked by Mr John Spencer (PERSON16026) on 30 March 1602 at 09:00

RN Iohn Spencer of W|S|r Robart Spencers servant. Martij 30 hor. 8. 9. ant m. 1602. cōplayneth of his left syde & spleene & swelling of his legge.

quærit {illeg}|r|emediū Aloysia faulkner 23 y. troubled wth the greene sicknes hath taken many vomits but noone would worke wth her craveth a vomit sick in ye stomacke quærit an \an {sic} alce faukner/ virū diligit nec ne.1

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Notes:

1 ‘mutch greef & discontment {sic}’ in chart

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 221, f. 22r (upper right part of page)

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CASE36471: Horary consultation concerning Mrs Mary Barnsly (PERSON21989)

Question asked by Mr Nicholas Barnsly (PERSON21988) on 3 September 1609 between 13:20 and 15:00

RN Mr Barneslay mr Stones brother in law for his wife troubled wth arising vp to her throate like the mother. & wth flushshing heate & pushes & pimples in her face.

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 203, f. 148r (bottom right part of page)

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CASE43994: Horary consultation concerning Mr Coople (PERSON29391)

Question asked by Anonymous (PERSON38133) on 25 October 1616 at 09:00

RN a young gentlemā of my lord Ruthens acquanetanc octob. 25. . h. 9 ant m 16i6. |Mr Coaple| /{he}d light.\ /new ague every day.\ |{s}orely tormēted wth a burning feaver wits decayed hed light & gydy|

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 198, f. 10r (upper left part of page)

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CASE53391: Decumbiture for James Langwrite (PERSON53371)

Question asked by Anonymous (PERSON39360) on 28 November 1621 at 08:39

RN It tooke him first on sonday last wth a trēbling all over. & tooke away the vse of his lyms & now his sences & all 25 h. 9. 30 ant m sodaynly taken 162i /will take nothing nor speak cānot keepe his water\

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Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 231, f. 146r (upper right part of page)

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CASE68264: Horary consultation concerning Elizabeth Scrope (PERSON58396)

Question asked by Anonymous (PERSON40889) on 24 April 1629 at 14:00

RN Mres Eliz child to the lord of Sunderland a yere & a halfe Ap. 24. 2. p m 1629

[Astrological Chart]

hath a cough & a great loose{nes} & eateth litle

quæritr vtrū laborat Dentib ventre vl vermbis {sic} metuit vermes stomach

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 407, f. 156v (upper right part of page)

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CASE69055: Horary consultation concerning William Tomkins (PERSON60265) and Francis Tomkins (PERSON60257) and Marge Tomkins (PERSON60281)

Question asked by Anonymous (PERSON40971) on 25 July 1629 at 12:40

RN William Tomkins \9 y cānot feed him selfe toucheth his hands & legs evr sinc Easter./ Francis Tomkins 17 y {sic} |7 y| a boye Marg. Tomkins 14. y.

Williā Tomkins was stroken suddenly. lame in all his lims & cā speake but a litle yt on cā scarce vnderstand & when he goeth he rūneth as on yt should light on his head all halloutyde the weddensday after Alhalloutyde was 4 y. hath bene thick of hearing a weeke & curst wth all.

his right arme as stiffe as a stake came all to me at onc Iuly 25 h {sic} hor. 12. 40 p m 1629 All of thē prsent

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 406, f. 111r (upper left 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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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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CASE78332: Horary consultation concerning Agnes Newman (PERSON55374)

Question asked by Anonymous (PERSON41998) on 25 September 1633 at 07:45

RN Agnys Nuemā of Havrshā 8. y. sept. 25. h. 7. 45 ant m 1633.

sick sinc satt last at night a litle after 12.

Casteth all that she taketh & had a loosenes before a fortnight. |cōpl of her bell voyded on worme|

vryne red & aguish

Is paynd every where

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 211, p. 471 (upper left part of page)

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CASE12477: Horary consultation concerning Roger Riecross (PERSON15330) and Mary Riecross (PERSON15332)

Question asked by Roger Riecross (PERSON15330) on 17 May 1599 at 12:30

RN Rogar Riecrose of Stonystratford. 30. y. fore a sore eye {illeg} {sic} bloodshoten. & hed payned & troubled wth the winde. may the 17. die . h. 12. 30 1599. hot & scaldeth in his hed. & eye./

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Mary Riecross of Stonystratford 6 yeres cōplayneth of her belly sick this 12 moneth.

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 166r (bottom right, and bottom left parts of page)

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CASE79175: Horary consultation concerning Mrs Faith Sage (PERSON58116) and Sage (PERSON58113)

Question asked by Mrs Faith Sage (PERSON58116) on 7 October 1634 between 09:45 and 14:00

SRN Fayth Sage of High Lauer for a litenes in her head. & a papue in her Teeth & a trembling at her heart.

her Husband was taken with a payne in her|is| backe that he can hardly goe./.

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 412, f. 157r (upper right part of page)

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CASE15761: Horary consultation concerning Elizabeth Hayes (PERSON12687) and Hayes (PERSON12686)

Question asked by Elizabeth Hayes (PERSON12687) on 18 October 1603 at 09:50

GJ Elsabeth Hayes of Turvy 43 y Octob. 18 ho. 9. 50 a m. 1603. |wind in the stomacke.| A dry Cough An Itche and as it were a dry scurfe. Hath a Childe of 2 yeere old sucking on her, the childe very poore & will take nothing but the brest can neither go nor speake: borne the saturday fortnight after midsomer 1601 betwene 8 & 9 at night quiet in the day but very vnquiett all night. very cold, swelled in the body of late. the mother nunquā habuit menstrua since she had this child.

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 207, f. 150r (bottom left part of page)

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CASE10576: Horary consultation concerning Dorothy Underwood (PERSON16647)

Question asked by Anonymous (PERSON17528) on 15 May 1600 at 09:30

RN Dorothy Vnderwoode of Nash. 3 y. may 15. die h. 9. 30 ant m 1600

hot & burning.

belly & backe.

vomited.

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 202, f. 69v (bottom left part of page)

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CASE12385: Horary consultation concerning Goodman Richard Yates (PERSON17453)

Question asked by Anonymous (PERSON17692) on 5 May 1599 at 12:30

RN Rich. yeat of Cliften Rayles of 50 yeres old hath kept his bed ever since {D} {sic} March last yere lieth in his right arme & left foote & in his backe & syde. may 5. die h. 12. {11}|30|. m. water whitish & thin & full of scales & motes \& black melancholye/ but thrice vp. ever since

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 151r (bottom part of page)

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CASE12750: Horary consultation concerning Judith Phillips (PERSON14908)

Question asked by Anonymous (PERSON17730) on 26 September 1599 at 10:30

RN Iudith Phylips of Newp 9 y. old. sept. 26 die . h. 10. 2|3|0. ant m. 1599 every foote sicke. vomiteth & is fometh at the mouth & hath no rēmēbr: troubled in her wits. fearet {sic} falling sick{nes}

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Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 209v (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-practitioner-is-patient=No;f3-judgment=No;f4-treatment=Yes;f5-patient-consent=Not%20specified;f6-question-asked=Medical, accessed 6 June 2020.