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CASE12464: Horary consultation concerning William Colles (PERSON10740)

Question asked by the patient on 15 May 1599 at 16:45

RN Mr Will: Co{l|e|}lles Colles of Parke berrye of 58 troubled sick this i6 yeres & hath had the Counsell of the most exte phisitions troubled wth a windy cause as he sayth cōming from his backe by a great heate & obstruction from my liver. also wth a bad stomacke elevating winde into my hed. wch causeth gydines or streming in my head wch cometh as he thinketh by the ascending vp of bad & melancholy humours & wth a shaking in my left hand mightely as it were the palsye but always very hotte. nowe of late wth the brevity of wind in my stomacke & chest & lately wth a mūmnes {sic} & tinckling in my hands. lips & sydes & face. this 15 of may. die h. 4. 45. p m. 1599.

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 164r (upper right part of page)

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CASE11838: Horary consultation concerning James Greenwood (PERSON12385)

Question asked by the patient on 2 December 1598 at 10:15

RN Iames Greenewood of water eaton Doctr Spark tennet {sic} 50 yeres old. complayneth of his of h an old dysease of his harte now well & lusty but not long sinc almost ded in it. troubled wth a stitch on his right side & cometh over his hart ready to swounde. very cold wth it. of a high colour. stuffed in his Chest yt he can scarce tak his winde quærit Decēbr. 2. die . h. 10. 15. mi. 1598. his hart trembleth muday {sic} last sick lame.

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 228, f. 60r (upper right part of page)

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CASE12153: Horary consultation concerning Catherine Allen (PERSON9103)

Question asked by the patient on 27 March 1599 at 11:30

RN Katheron Allen at Newport 50 yeres old. amisse this {illeg} yeres assone as shee was delivered of a child paynd in her hed. & swollen in her face. aremes {sic} legs hoven in her body sweateth & her hed & neck & syde loketh very hie & is specled. short winded & faynte. March 27. die h. 11. 30. 1599

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 114r (upper left part of page)

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CASE49923: Horary consultation concerning Goodman William Young (PERSON37175)

Question asked by the patient on 9 November 1619 at 15:00

RN Will Young of Illing beyond St yeedes 58 y novēb. 9 h. 3. p m 1619.

an aguish thick red water. / sick the thursd before St Nich his day. a twelfemonth something smyt him on the chest le{illeg}|n|ing {sic} \leaning/ agaynst a tree by wth mutch gryping in his belly a swelling in his body sometymes hot & sometymes cold wth a nūmnes in his legs yt he cānot goe for it. loose body. cānot eate nor drinke by fits.

is vp every day more or les.

Is so swelled in his body yt he cā scarce get his cleathes togeathr by fits his legs

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 213, f. 51v (upper left part of page)

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CASE10371: Horary consultation concerning Mrs Susan Andrews (PERSON9163) and Goody Margaret Scot [Old Goody Scot] (PERSON15663)

Question asked by Mrs Susan Andrews (PERSON9163) and Goody Margaret Scot [Old Goody Scot] (PERSON15663) on 18 April 1600 at 14:00

RN Mres Androwes of broughton for her whites Ap. 18 die h. 2. p m. 1600 Whit

Margret Scot of brogston {sic} head back harte.

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 202, f. 44r (bottom right part of page)

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CASE10647: Horary consultation concerning Thomas White (PERSON17057) and Susan White (PERSON17086)

Question asked by Thomas White (PERSON17057) and Susan White (PERSON17086) on 22 May 1600 at 11:30

RN Thomas White of Milten 56. may 22 die h. 11 30 ant m 1600 |a payne in his shoulders| payned in his head back & chest stuffed. faynt & feeble water good but yellowish. sande in his backe. a drye cough.

Susāna White of Milten Mres Androwes servant 18 a red coloured wenche legs sweld. hath the whites but very few of the reds. head & harte a swimminge.

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 202, f. 79r (bottom left part of page)

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CASE56421: Horary consultation concerning Sir Thomas Neville [Smith] (PERSON55281) and Lady Elizabeth Neville [Old Lady Neville] (PERSON55286)

Question asked by Sir Thomas Neville [Smith] (PERSON55281) and Lady Elizabeth Neville [Old Lady Neville] (PERSON55286) on 30 May 1623 at 11:40

RN Sr Thomas Neavell \of Holte/ & his lady sent me a very fat lābe 2 cap & 3 couple of Rabbots May 30 h. 11. 40 ant m 1623.

an Ach in his instap{sic} ankles by fits yt at night he cā take no rest

boath of thē cōmend the oation of ther dyet drink purging

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 218, f. 119v (upper right part of page)

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CASE11741: Horary consultation concerning Smith (PERSON15932)

Question asked by Anthony Smith (PERSON15872) on 10 October 1598 at 11:20

RN Anthony Smith for his sons Daughter 4 yeres old very exceeding sleepy can eat nothing keepeth her bed looketh pale. cōplayneth of her hed & her mouth sore & cannot swallowe. Octob. 10|1| die  {sic}. 11. 25|0|. 1598.

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 228, f. 41v (upper left 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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CASE12139: Horary consultation concerning William Beard (PERSON9575)

Question asked by the patient on 26 March 1599 at 08:30

RN William Berde 54 yers old of Potters Perye. sick on weddensday last keepeth his bed vp & downe can not rest. sent to me his sonne 26 of March die h. 8. 30. mi. ant m. 1599. sick at hart & stomack ill. very hot. a great stitch & cough & reaneth mutch fleune {sic}.

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 111v (bottom right part of page)

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CASE12166: Horary consultation concerning Alice White (PERSON17071)

Question asked by the patient on 30 March 1599 at 08:15

RN Alce White of Milton of 5i. at Candlemas a longe time ill by fits. & was had the stone cholick. 7 yeres since nowe in her lims share. harte. & legs back wth a pricking. March 30 die h. 8. 15. 1599

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 116r (bottom left 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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CASE12474: Horary consultation concerning Agnes Freebody (PERSON11943)

Question asked by the patient on 17 May 1599 at 07:30

RN Agnes free{s}|b|odye of Grafton of 50 y. took her as an ague wth a great burning in her back & hed & hath red sp spots li{ve} leeke pimpels hades {sic} necke & face. 17 of may. h. 7. 30. ant m. 1599.

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 165v (upper right part of page)

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CASE12780: Horary consultation concerning Robert West (PERSON16953) and West (PERSON16959)

Question asked by Robert West (PERSON16953) and West (PERSON16959) on 5 October 1599 at 07:20

RN Robart West of Haversham for a payne in his loynes & hips & right leg & toes ever since Sunday last at evening at 4 a clocke & hath had a winde cholicke ever since he was a batcheler & his wife also ever sinc a meaden hath bene troubled wth a gnawing in her body. 56 yeres old. came frō Sherington. Octob. 5. die . h. 7 20. ant m. 1599. bottome of his bellye. marvelously vexed therewith

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 214r (upper right, and bottom left parts of page)

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CASE17232: Horary consultation concerning Dorothy Abraham (PERSON9025)

Question asked by the patient on 14 June 1602 between 11:38 and 12:15

RN Dorothy Abraham of Stockgolding for sorenes in her left leg & foote. share & nowe gone into her huckbone & the small of her backe all over throat rūneth vp & downe her vaynes full & mutch payne in her vaynes

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 221, f. 92v (upper right part of page)

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CASE19512: Decumbiture for Robert Kinsweeke (PERSON13411)

Question asked by the patient on 4 July 1601 at 08:00

RN Robart Kinsweeke of Elstoe 54 y. taken in London taken on the right syde fyngers head & feete wth a swelling. Apr. 25. vppon St Markes Day being satterday betwixt 6 & 7 in the morning. was first taken. Apr. 25. die hor 6. 30. ant m. 160i. betwixt 3 & 4 aftr noone could not styrre & the sunday morning could not speake

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he was blasted in a garden.1

[Astrological Chart]

Notes:

1 ‘blasted in a garden’ in chart

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 404, f. 134r (upper left part of page)

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CASE53528: Horary consultation concerning Mr Edward Birckberd (PERSON44197)

Question asked by the patient on 3 February 1622 at 10:00

RW Mr Edward Birckberd of Astwell \y. 50./ d. . h 10. Feb: 3. 1622. had of late a swellinge in his thighes & leggs, wch was taken away by physicke purginge: since that his stomacke is gone: is verie weake: troubled wth a cough & drouth: cannot sleepe. RN a great difficulty of breath./ cānot rise out of his bed nor stand v nor restRW

[Astrological Chart]

RN Edw. Birckberd a spec serv vnto Sr George Sherly Mr Colins houshold physition.

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 231, f. 176v (bottom left, and bottom right parts of page)

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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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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)

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-querent-age-band=050-059;f3-question-asked=Medical, accessed 24 January 2020.