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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

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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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CASE12910: Horary consultation concerning Thomas Field (PERSON11717)

Question asked by the patient on 21 December 1599 at 08:50

RN Thomas field a day labourer of Willing 52. y. Decēbr 21. die  {sic}. 8. 50. ant m. 1599. ever sinc sunday keepeth his bed eateth nothing but drinketh

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 241v (upper left part of page)

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CASE16506: Horary consultation concerning Florence Sam (PERSON15560)

Question asked by the patient on 16 January 1605 at 10:30

GJ Florence Sāme of Campton 23 y Ian 16 ho. 10. 30 a m 1605.

Hath kept her bed a weeke vomit much nothing stayes

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 207, f. 231r (upper left part of page)

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CASE24706: Horary consultation concerning Anthony Forster (PERSON30501)

Question asked by the patient on 8 May 1610 at 08:30

RN Anthony foster of Hanslop. 46 y may 8 {2}|| h. 8. 30. ant m. 16i0. hath kept his bed. a ptysick.

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 239, f. 29r (bottom left part of page)

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CASE63282: Horary consultation concerning Henry Coates (PERSON46382)

Question asked by the patient on 22 February 1627 at 11:15

RN Henry Coates of Chicley 40 y febr: 22 . h. 11. 15 ant m 1627.

was at worke wth Mr fisher of Wilden & sent home yesterday & keepeth his bed & reareth blood by spetting a litle at a tyme

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 227, f. 4r (upper left part of page)

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CASE78770: Horary consultation concerning Thomas More (PERSON54902)

Question asked by the patient on 28 January 1634 at 16:30

TG Thomas moore of Gulden watten in Cambr sh: 54 y. jan. 28. h. 4. 30 p {m} 1634. had a fall 6 weekes agoe & brought vp bl|o|od in great quantity. now a forthnight he keepeth his bed & is much swelled, hath a great coug{h}{illeg}

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 412, f. 78r (upper right part of page)

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CASE13040: Horary consultation concerning John Bandy (PERSON9422)

Question asked by the patient on 2 February 1600 at 13:00

RN Iohn Bandye of Wavendon 35 keepeth his bed most te hath taken a great cough & cold. feb. 2 die hor. 1. p m. 1600

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 264r (upper left part of page)

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CASE49969: Horary consultation concerning Mrs Dakers Temple (PERSON35975)

Question asked by Young Lady Temple [Mrs Anne Throckmorton] (PERSON35971) on 21 November 1619 at 12:00

RN Sr Peeters Temples lady for Mres Dakers Temple wheathr she mend or noe novēb. 21 h. 12 p m 1619

long sick of a Hectick feavr cā take nothing keepeth her bed a yere pyneth & cōsumeth. a thick red aguish water.

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Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 213, f. 61v (upper left part of page)

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CASE74938: Horary consultation concerning an Anonymous (PERSON41581)

Question asked by Mary Fane [Countess of Westmorland] [Old Countess of Westmorland ] [Old Lady Westmorland] (PERSON48709) on 23 June 1632 at 11:30

RN The Countes of Westmrland {sic} sent to me to come to her Daughter in lawe yt lyeth in cānot sleepe full of rhue {sic} & convulsions Iune 23 y I {sic}{sic} hor. 11. 30 p m ant m 1632. /newly brought a bed\1

[Astrological Chart]

Notes:

1 ‘Convulsive fits.’ in chart

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 416, p. 261 (upper left part of page)

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CASE78879: Horary consultation concerning Anne Stap (PERSON59514)

Question asked by the patient no later than 15 March 1634 at 09:00

TG Ann stapp of stonystreetford 16 y. Mart. 15. h. 9. Mat. 1634. hath beene sicke this 14night. on wensday a stitch in her right side began, & now is pained in all her body. Exceedy|i|ng hote. Keepeth her bed can hardly stirre.

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 412, f. 102r (upper left 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.

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Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 228, f. 41v (upper left part of page)

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CASE12156: Horary consultation concerning Andrew Foddy (PERSON11805)

Question asked by the patient on 27 March 1599 at 14:45

RN Andrewe foddy of Stony Stratford. 40 yeres. never maried. a glover. very sick & keepeth his bed sick this 5 or 6 days so faynte & feble about ye harte. 27 Marcij die h. 2. 45. mi. p. m.

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

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CASE50335: Horary consultation concerning Henry Shephard (PERSON35259)

Question asked by the patient on 28 February 1620 at 11:30

RW Henry Sheepheard. of Sympson. y. 60. d. h. 11. 30 ant: m: Feb. 28. 1620. hath beene sicke ever since Christmas. is swelled in his body: & his belly hard: legs swelled & hath a little issue in each of them: hath kept his bed these two dayes. Eateth his meate prettily well: is rather loose then costive

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 213, f. 138r (bottom right part of page)

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CASE11693: Horary consultation concerning Agnes [Anne] Miller (PERSON14177)

Question asked by the patient on 16 September 1598 at 09:55

RN An Miller of Newport. 30 yeres old married to a husband yt maketh leape enquireth a remedy for her disease Septemb. 16 die . h. 9. 55 ant. m. 1598. hath bene very sick this fortnight & keepeth her bed. 1598 & cannot stir but as she is helpen. a longe scouring and a palsy white water a bad hed.

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Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 29v (upper right part of page)

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CASE38840: Horary consultation concerning Alice Mariot (PERSON32981)

Question asked by the patient on 1 November 1611 at 13:00

RN on Maryot a wench 15 y novēb 1. . h. 1. p m. 1611 cānot goe but kepeth her bed it lyeth in her lyms weake & feeble

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 200, f. 183v (bottom right part of page)

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CASE55909: Horary consultation concerning Goody Geraldine Ward (PERSON61108)

Question asked by the patient on 31 March 1623 at 11:20

RN Goody Ward of 38 y of Clappā March. 31. h. 11. 20 ant m 1623.

brought a bed a month sinc & lyeth always on her bed & is so swelled in her legs yt she can neyther stand nor goe

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 218, f. 41r (upper right part of page)

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CASE11881: Horary consultation concerning Old John Risely (PERSON15344)

Question asked by the patient on 18 December 1598 at 08:40

RN Iohn Risely of Rawnstyn 63|7|{sic} 67. hath bene sick on weddensday last 6 weekes sound in body but bursten this 16 weekes. he was wont to be troubled wth a wind Cholick. nowe last of l {sic} all wth an issue on his navell eaten in an Inche deepe but nowe growen vp againe saving that it hath a litle hole in it wc when they went to stoppe it put him in danger of death. sent his sonne to me he kepeth his bed nowe & then payned in his back & pricking & shooting in his navell {virs} an end. bleedeth every foote & wetteth a handkerchir. Decemb. 18. die . h. 8. 40: mi. 1598. goeth ill to ground

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Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 68r (upper right part of page)

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CASE12264: Horary consultation concerning Goody Mary Wren (PERSON17399)

Question asked by the patient on 21 April 1599 at 12:40

RN Mary Wren of Hansloppe 30. sick this day sennet. arising of her stomack greeping of her belly & hart keepeth her bed now & then findeth most ease lying groveling downeward Apr 2i die . 12. 40. her youngest child a yere & a quartr

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 130v (bottom right, and bottom left parts of page)

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CASE49617: Horary consultation concerning Joan Barwell (PERSON27830)

Question asked by the patient on 6 September 1619 at 11:25

RN Ione Barwell of Wilsomsteede 40 y sept 6. h. 11. 25 ant m 16i9 it tooke her yest was a fortnight in the morning very sick & keepeth her bed & apt to swound a thing rising in her stomacke like an Impostume

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 235, f. 175r (bottom left part of page)

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CASE21272: Horary consultation concerning Richard Holmes (PERSON12869)

Question asked by the patient on 16 July 1604 at 10:15

RN Rich Holmes of Offlye 27. a batchelr Sr Rich Spencers Cooke Iuly 16 hor 10. 15 ant m 1604.

a e wasteth pyneth cōsumeth cougheth hoarse. keepeth his bed.

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Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 415, f. 109r (upper left 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-question-asked=Medical%3A%3AIllness%20%28general%29%3A%3ABedridden;f3-question-asked=Medical%3A%3ASymptoms%20%28specified%29;f4-number-of-patients=Single%20patient, accessed 26 May 2020.