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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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CASE11633: Horary consultation concerning Mr Richard Napier [Sandy] [Richard Napier [Senior]] (PERSON5218)

Question asked by the patient on 17 August 1598 at 05:50

RN R. N. quærit morbū et morbi causā. Aug. 17. die h 4 |5.| 50 hor. 5. 50 m. colica et lapide et strang: 1598. et ilio dolorē cruciatū ex vento intruso a greeping of the guts

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 16v (upper left part of page)

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CASE18580: Horary consultation concerning Mr John Lea (PERSON13635)

Question asked by Dr Simon Forman (PERSON2824) and Mr Gerence James [Marks] (PERSON13172) on 25 January 1603 at 17:00

GJ Mr Iohn Lea of Stonton 44 y. Ian. 25 ho 5 p.m. SF |this| |set vpon our being wht wth him of or own Accord/| GJ

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 221, f. 291r (upper left, and upper right parts of page)

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CASE76511: Diary entry

Written by Mr Richard Napier [Sandy] [Richard Napier [Senior]] (PERSON5218) on 21 February 1633 at 20:00

RN My Cosen Mr Rich: Wright of Southworke sent me 2 litle firkings & ba\r/lis on full of blue \ordinary/ figs thothr of reasons of the sonne. feb 21 1633

he wrote yt his wife my neece Clare is sorely troubled wth a rising vp to her throate ready to stop her wynd & is payned in her hips & knees & was frighted wth the sight of that fearfull fire

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 214, p. 324 (upper left part of page)

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CASE21852: Decumbiture for Mr Richard Napier [Sandy] [Richard Napier [Senior]] (PERSON5218)

Question asked by the patient between 29 December 1604 at 10:40 and 31 December 1604 at 09:38

RN Rich Na. Decēb 3|2| 29. hor 4 30 p m. 1604.

[Astrological Chart]

I tooke a cold sitting at Mr leas playing wthout a gowne.

was sick in my stomack at my cōming home & did cast & was cold in my stomacke

Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 415, f. 203v (upper right part of page)

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CASE61683: Interrogation (Receiving message) concerning Sir Thomas Middleton [the son] (PERSON33214) and Mrs Christian Napier [Young Lady Ersfeild] (PERSON33479) and Lady Mary Middleton [Sandy] [Napier] (PERSON25254) and Mr Richard Napier [the nephew] [Sir Richard Napier] (PERSON18784)

Question asked by Mr Richard Napier [Sandy] [Richard Napier [Senior]] (PERSON5218) between 27 February 1626 at 14:00 and 28 February 1626 at 11:40

RN I receaved a letter frō Sr Th. Mydleton & the lady Earsfild & old Sr Rob Napeir feb {illeg} 27. h 7. 3|4|0. p m. 1625|6| frō Sr Rob touching Rich busynes yt he would goe to London & see what he can doe wth the Archebishop.

2. frō Sr Th nydleton & the lady Earfild touching the lady Midletons conv{ul}sive c{illeg}|rā|ping cholick |feb: 27. h. 7. 20 p m 1626|1

[Astrological Chart]

cōmendeth her pils best.

Notes:

1 ‘a wynd cholick c{illeg}|rā|ping & convulsiv’ in chart

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 224, f. 105v (upper right part of page)

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CASE13387: Interrogation (Question) concerning Old Widow Frances Fisher (PERSON11782)

Question asked by the patient, Mr Richard Napier [Sandy] [Richard Napier [Senior]] (PERSON5218) and Fisher (PERSON11746) on 19 October 1597 at 10:09

RN Widowe Fjsher sente to me to come to her. fr she lieth very sicke 1597. Octob. 19. die hor. 10. 9 mi. quæro morbū et an recuperab. filius mat et cū consensu certū iudiciū eū dorso gravisse ægrotare et in tergo prcipue. et ventre shee hath a very great scouring & tooke a cold.

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 182, f. 91v (upper part of page)

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CASE11669: Horary consultation concerning William Roughead (PERSON15478)

Question asked by Mr Richard Napier [Sandy] [Richard Napier [Senior]] (PERSON5218) on 4 September 1598 at 07:35

RN my man will: Roughead spit blood wc he thincketh he tooke wth a bruise by carying my milk & overstrayning him selfe. at 7. 35. mi.

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 228, f. 25r (bottom left part of page)

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CASE21961: Decumbiture for Warren [Napier] (PERSON16834)

Question asked by Mr Richard Napier [Sandy] [Richard Napier [Senior]] (PERSON5218) between 25 February 1605 at 21:00 and 26 February 1605 at 09:49

RN my Sistr Warren went to Newporte about 9 of the clocke feb 25 hor 9. ant m. 1605.

tooke a cold & was extreeme sick of the stone & voyded many stones vomitinge exceeding mutche h. 9. p m

Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 415, f. 221v (bottom right part of page)

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CASE37384: Interrogation (Treatment) concerning Joan Dunne (PERSON30000)

Question asked by Mr Richard Napier [Sandy] [Richard Napier [Senior]] (PERSON5218) between 11 April 1611 at 11:00 and 12 April 1611

RN I let blood a womā of Turvey on Ione Dun goody Crasswels daughter. Apr 11. h 11. 30 ant m. 1611. sick of this new Ague could scarce take her breath

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 334, f. 60v (upper part of page)

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CASE38581: Horary consultation concerning Mrs Dormer [Hurleston] (PERSON19499)

Question asked by Mr Richard Napier [Sandy] [Richard Napier [Senior]] (PERSON5218) between 23 August 1611 at 14:30 and 30 August 1611 at 11:00

RN Mres Hurstsone of Winge. was let blood six onces in her arme for a quatayne {sic} Ague hed light & gydye.

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 200, f. 151r (bottom left part of page)

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CASE66078: Decumbiture for Mr Richard Napier [Sandy] [Richard Napier [Senior]] (PERSON5218)

Question asked by the patient on 13 May 1628 between 07:30 and 15:00

RN \Rich. Napeir/ on weddensday last. may 7 h. 2. \25/ p m. 1628.

Sr Th Tyringhā sent me ny {sic} lady Dickbees coach to bring ne {sic} to Tyringhā & thenc to my Lady Dighbees. & so hone {sic} agayne. where I was so brused yt in my left foote wth blyster red black spots & knobs & my left anckle rūpe all blacke red & bloue & could not eate nor rest ever since

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 405, f. 29r (upper left part of page)

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CASE80058: Interrogation (Treatment) concerning Old Goody Larkin (PERSON63004)

Question asked by Mr Richard Napier [Sandy] [Richard Napier [Senior]] (PERSON5218) on 11 May 1605 between 11:40 and 14:30

RN We let old goody Larking of havershā 72 y maij 11 hor 1. 3|4|0 ant m p m 1605.

for extreme aches & shooting in her necke armes leg

Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 216, f. 95v (upper right part of page)

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CASE13369: Interrogation (Medical episode) concerning Robert Malins (PERSON13891)

Question asked by Thomas Malins [the elder] (PERSON13892) and Mr Richard Napier [Sandy] [Richard Napier [Senior]] (PERSON5218) between 8 March 1597 and 16 July 1598

RN Robart Malins the sonne of old Thomas Malins died poysonig him selfe for that he could not mary wth a a mayd yt {eithr} he loved extremely as some suppose 1590 die d Sept. 18. die h. 3. 30. mi. nos quærim morbū. h 2 15 mi. I was at the house & did see him fome at mouthe

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 182, f. 77r (upper part of page)

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CASE8382: Horary consultation concerning John Chepman (PERSON1696)

Question asked by the patient and Dr Simon Forman (PERSON2824) on 4 November 1600 at 20:30

SF the 4 of novem at 30 p 8 p m’ prima questo for Ihon Chepman. /

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 236, f. 237v (upper right part of page)

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CASE893: Interrogation (Medical episode) concerning Captain Atkins (PERSON532)

Question asked by the patient and Dr Simon Forman (PERSON2824) between 23 October 1596 at 14:15 and 24 October 1596 at 08:15

SF Cap Atkins hurte i5 p 2 p m’ the 23 of octob quid inde at this tim’ he was hurt |by Iaruis|

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 234, f. 117v (bottom left part of page)

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CASE11682: Horary consultation concerning Mr Richard Napier [Sandy] [Richard Napier [Senior]] (PERSON5218)

Question asked by the patient on 11 September 1598 at 15:53

RN R N. valde ægrotabat corde capite et stomacho. quæritur causā. Sept. 11. die . h. 3. 53 m. post m. 1598 apoplexia et verti

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 27v (bottom left part of page)

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CASE13552: Interrogation (Question) concerning Goodman Thomas Reeve (PERSON15234)

Question asked by Mr Richard Napier [Sandy] [Richard Napier [Senior]] (PERSON5218) on 11 July 1598 at 12:09

RN Thom. Rive sent to me to come vp to him 1598. Iuly 11 die . h. 12. 45.

[Partial Astrological Chart]

|Thomas Rive| 1598 |Iulij 11. die h 12 {sic}| h. 12. 9. mi. p merid. in ipsa merid Tho. Rive. he is payned all over head harte chest he is very drye.

[Astrological Chart]

Th. Rive vtru vivet vl no.

[Preliminary Geomantic Chart]

[Geomantic Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 182, ff. 219v-221r (f. 219v upper, f. 220r upper, f. 220v upper, and f. 221r upper)

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-querent=Yes;f3-querent-sex=Male;f4-language=English;f5-question-asked=Medical, accessed 28 March 2020.