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CASE11718: Horary consultation concerning Goody Elizabeth Honour (PERSON12890)

Question asked by Anonymous (PERSON17609) and Anonymous (PERSON17610) on 27 September 1598 at 09:15

RN Elisabeth Honour of Woulverton about 26 maried this 2 or 3 yeres. shee is lunatick & hath not the vse of her wits. about 3 a clock in the after noone 26 of Septemb. die they cam to my howse but I was not at home they came agayne about 9. 15 in moring {sic} wth her consent

Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 228, f. 35r (upper right part of page)

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CASE74155: Horary consultation concerning Anne Savage (PERSON58310)

Question asked by Anonymous (PERSON41512) on 29 March 1632 at 13:00

RN An Savage of {illeg}|H|ardingt|e|stone 20 y march. 29 . h. 1. p m 1632. |{was} prsent {sic}| |was prsent.|

An Savage of Hardingstone 20 y march 29 . h. 1 p m 1632

brought a bed 6 weekes sinc senceles & witles no sences no memory at all speaketh she knoweth not what sencles /verse & froward sencles\ |she was prsent but senceles with out wit & memory.|

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 416, pp. 31, 33 (p. 31 bottom left, and p. 33 bottom right)

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CASE72359: Horary consultation concerning Andrew Hill (PERSON51475)

Question asked by Hill (PERSON51473) on 17 June 1631 at 11:20

RN Andrew Hill of Hardnā 26 Iune 17. . h. 11. 20 ant m. 1631.

neyther wit nor meanes

fell ill in 30 of may wits & mynd troubled Is watched.

ready to mischance his mother him selfe day was so & did so & night |frater fratre sine cōsensu|

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 232, p. 429 (bottom right part of page)

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CASE13542: Decumbiture for Goody Elizabeth Miller [Richardson] (PERSON15311)

Question asked by Anonymous (PERSON17865) between 2 July 1598 and 16 July 1598

RN |1598.| Elsabeth Richardson tooke her sicknes the 2 of Iuly die h. intr 10 & 11. 10. 30 mi an m. 10. 15. shee hath an idle hed & speaketh foolishnes bereaved of her speach & of her wittes

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 182, f. 213r (upper 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,;f3-patient-age-band=020-029;f4-practitioner=Mr%20Richard%20Napier%20%5BSandy%5D%20%5BRichard%20Napier%20%5BSenior%5D%5D%20%28PERSON5218%29, accessed 31 March 2020.