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CASE75286: Horary consultation concerning Mrs Grisel Barrat (PERSON43632)

Question asked by the patient on 14 August 1632 at 07:00

RN Mres D|G|rysell \Barret. of. {sic}/ of Benson in Oxf sheere 30. y Aug. 14 h. 7. ant m 1632. |a mayden| /vtū {sic} patitr veneficiū taken strangly in all her lims 11 weekes\

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 416, p. 374 (middle right part of page)

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CASE58215: Horary consultation concerning John Miller (PERSON54759)

Question asked by the patient on 17 April 1624 at 10:30

RN Iohn Myller of Calverton 24 y. Ap. 17 h {sic} hor. 10 30 p|a|nt m. 1624 |most cōmonly in his ams {sic} & feeet {sic}|

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 413, f. 154v (upper left part of page)

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CASE22060: Horary consultation concerning Alice Cooper (PERSON46954)

Question asked by Cooper (PERSON46909) on 4 June 1630 at 14:45

RN Alce Coo of Emmerton 44 y Iune 4 h. 2 45. p m. 1630

lame in all her ioynts hands arms legs feet

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 238, f. 4r (upper right part of page)

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CASE51309: Horary consultation concerning Goody Gaynes (PERSON49708)

Question asked by the patient on 28 July 1620 at 16:00

RN Goody Robynson.

Goody Gaynes of Lowick 30 y Iuly 28 h. 4. p m 1620

quærit an sit gravida

strangly handled in her legs wch seeme to buckle vnder her

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 414, f. 128r (upper right, and bottom left parts of page)

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CASE12251: Horary consultation concerning Mr Edward Pen (PERSON14841)

Question asked by the patient on 19 April 1599 at 14:50

RN Edward Pen of Stony stratford 35 a ma{a{r}|l|efisenc} cōplayneth of his lims. at 2. 50 mi. p m. 1599.

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 128r (upper right part of page)

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CASE53433: Horary consultation concerning Mrs Mary Harte (PERSON51045)

Question asked by the patient on 27 December 1621 at 14:30

RN Goody Mar\r/y harte of Hatfild 46 y Deceb 27. h. 2. 30 p m of Astwicke 162i.

payne shooting in her lower t

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 231, f. 156r (upper right part of page)

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CASE10319: Horary consultation concerning Anne Thomson (PERSON16405)

Question asked by Anonymous (PERSON17499) on 12 April 1600 at 13:00

RN Itm’ An Tomson of Sherington 12d {sic} moneth old. Apr. 12 die . h. 1. p m. 1600

was here first on sunday last at 2 a clocke p m. 1600 troubled lame in on of the legs & on of the hands.

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 202, f. 37r (bottom left, and bottom right parts of page)

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CASE62874: Horary consultation concerning Agnes [Anne] West (PERSON61455)

Question asked by the patient on 5 October 1626 at 10:30

RN An West of Olny 30 y octob 5. h. 10: 30 ant m 1626 a nūnes in her hans {sic} & legs suddenly taken away

Ioane Chard susp but now dead 2 yeres sinc

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 224, f. 304r (upper right part of page)

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CASE52422: Horary consultation concerning Mrs Mary Harte (PERSON51045)

Question asked by the patient on 9 May 1621 at 14:30

RN Goody Hart bish Hatfild may 9 . h. 2. 30 p m 162i

gr smytten wth ill mēbers

Mary Hart strangly hanted

Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 233, f. 134v (bottom right part of page)

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CASE74449: Horary consultation concerning Agnes Thoroughgood (PERSON60117)

Question asked by the patient on 28 April 1632 at 09:00

RN Agnys T{illeg}|h|orougg|h|\w/good of Tadloe in the County of Cābridg. 16 y Ap 28. h {sic}. hor 9 ant m 1632 susp veneficiū |goeth wth crutches.| |her hucklebone cānot be put|

[Partial Astrological Chart]

was prsent

susp veneficiū

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 416, p. 116 (bottom right part of page)

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CASE24231: Horary consultation concerning Elizabeth Taylor (PERSON25676)

Question asked by the patient on 14 January 1615 at 10:25

RN Elis Tayler of Marson 47 y Ian 14. h {sic} hor 10. 25 ant m 1615.

payned in her lyms ever sinc the sonday before Christmas. left arme & left leg & hath no vse of it. in her {sic}

[Astrological Chart]

susp. Agnys Hamon

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 237, f. 147r (bottom left, and bottom right parts of page)

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CASE53144: Horary consultation concerning Susan Neythercot (PERSON55423)

Question asked by Neythercot (PERSON55421) on 17 September 1621 at 13:00

RN Susan Neythercot for a litle child \of Moulton/ a yere & a halfe old sept. 17 h. 1. p m. 162i hath smale vse of her Lims. & hath strange fits of crying & it will clutch her hands thought to be pospessed {sic}./ pater sine cōsensu./

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 231, f. 99r (bottom right part of page)

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CASE58617: Horary consultation concerning Anne Bunche (PERSON45182)

Question asked by Anonymous (PERSON39918) on 7 June 1624 at 13:00

RN came to me Iue {sic} 7 h 1. p m. 1624 4. y. An Bunch prsent1

[Astrological Chart]

Notes:

1 ‘lame in his lyms borne.’ in chart

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 413, f. 215v (bottom right part of page)

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CASE70131: Horary consultation concerning Francis Butlye (PERSON45441)

Question asked by the patient on 3 March 1630 at 13:00

U[1624–34] Francis Butlye of Holywell 39. y. March. 3. . h. 1. p. m. 16301

[Astrological Chart]

Notes:

1 ‘lame in the Hipps’ in chart

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 194, p. 131 (bottom left part of page)

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CASE36528: Horary consultation concerning Alice Nichols (PERSON27021)

Question asked by the patient on 14 September 1609 at 17:00

GJ Alice Nichols of Ecton 17 y Septemb. 14 ho.

RN backe & arme. boath armes

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 203, f. 157v (upper right part of page)

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CASE43281: Horary consultation concerning John Rechel (PERSON34645)

Question asked by Anonymous (PERSON38058) on 27 April 1616 at 10:30

RN Iohn Rachell of Elstoe 6 y Ap 27 h {sic} hor 10. 30 ant m 16i6. lame in the knes a fortnight ever sinc Goody Slone was denyed to bake wth her /

[Astrological Chart]

feareth yt on goody Slone hath wronged it.

Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 408, f. 72v (bottom left part of page)

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CASE63230: Horary consultation concerning Elizabeth Duncombe (PERSON48175)

Question asked by the patient on 15 February 1627 at 14:00

RN Elis Duncōbe of Westing 16 y feb 2 15 h. 2. p m 1627 sick sinc weddensday on her head & right foote & cā not rest for it by strang fits tingling & ready to flee in peeces

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 224, f. 365r (upper left part of page)

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CASE78934: Horary consultation concerning Brown (PERSON45035)

Question asked by the patient on 25 March 1634 at 19:00

TG Thomas Brownes wife of Rance {illeg}|3|2 y. March 25 h. 7 p M. 1634 hath a heate & swelling which first begann in her face & now runneth from one member into anothersuspecteth wichcraft. hath beene troubled this 12 moneth.

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 412, f. 111v (middle right part of page)

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CASE70218: Horary consultation concerning Mrs Anne Tod (PERSON60235)

Question asked by the patient on 12 March 1630 at 17:50

RN Mres Tod of Cūberton. 24 y. Ma\r/ch 12 h. 6 {sic} \5. 5{0}/ p m 1630 |stomack weake lame frō her huckle{bone}/bone\ {sic} to h{er} heele & arme of the right sy{de}|

[Astrological Chart]

Mres Tod of Cūberton by Cābridg 3 ryiles {sic} sent March 12 h. 5. 50 p {sic} 1630

a bad stomack

witchery suspected by Goody Wode to whō she gave a peticoate. her mother & neighbous {sic} suspect it vehemently

sent me a wrought Cap

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 194, pp. 156-157 (p. 156 upper right, and p. 157 upper left)

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CASE74396: Horary consultation concerning Goody Briggs (PERSON44811)

Question asked by Briggs (PERSON44805) on 23 April 1632 at 12:30

RN Goody Brigs of Thorneborough 62 y Ap. 23. h. 12. 30 ant m {sic}. 1632. |in a manor mopish cā rest day nor night & sencles a dead palsy vexed disq| |no vse of her right syde arne {sic} & leg.|

[Astrological Chart]

filius matre

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 416, p. 102 (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%3AWitchcraft%20and%20devil;f3-question-asked=Medical%3A%3AParts%20of%20the%20body%3A%3ALimbs%20and%20joints, accessed 21 January 2020.