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CASE52264: Horary consultation concerning Elizabeth Bonner [Bonoe] [Miller] (PERSON44425)

Question asked by the patient on 9 April 1621 at 11:15

RN Elis. Boner of Risely 30 y Ap. 9 . h. 11. 30 \15/ ant m 1621.

It belly hard swelled & feeleth on her brest as a bladder wth beans ratling 7 weekes |not sick but sore in her bodye|

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 233, f. 106r (upper right part of page)

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CASE50666: Horary consultation concerning Mr Dr James [Justice of the Peace] (PERSON52432)

Question asked by Mrs James (PERSON52439) on 20 April 1620 at 15:20

RN D Iames of Oxford st|ran|gly {sic} \straungly/ taken wth a palsye on the left syde of the face hand & leg taken at church & great red blatches in t|H|is fac & bodye & his ey swelling & f|H|is face a yere before & sinc he contenting certen sup witches & on being acquitted he felt his strange stitch on his s {sic} left syde by fits he supposeth yt the womā susp for a witch but quitted by the Iudges did hurte him the 24 of feb. sep a ap yt night at sup first taken. had his first fit after he talked wth mr Rob. Conye. feb 18. in ye after noone his first fit but his worst fit the 24 of feb when the sup witch was acquitted/

Mres Iames mentioned Mr Doctor Iames |of oxford| Ap. 20 h. 3. 20 p m. 1620 /she related all at this tyme/\

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 414, f. 5r (upper left, and upper right parts of page)

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CASE38166: Horary consultation concerning Mrs Elizabeth Palmer [Chapman] (PERSON14648)

Question asked by the patient on 3 June 1611 at 14:00

RN Mres Palmer of Amptill great parke: mar \ 35. y/ Iune 3. h 2. p. m 1611. /Mother lane susp. Iohn Haycocke\1

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1 ‘craveth wheathr it be the swelling of the spleene’ in chart

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 200, f. 100r (middle right part of page)

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CASE11554: Horary consultation concerning Goodman Robert Hughes (PERSON13015)

Question asked by the patient on 29 December 1600 at 09:55

RN Goodmā Hues of Dunsannger. Decēb. 29. die h. 9. 5{illeg}|5| ant m. 1600 /he hat a hard swelling in his neck red of t betwixt his shoulders of the bignes of a peny cake.\

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 202, f. 217r (upper left part of page)

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CASE28358: Horary consultation concerning Anthony Chandler (PERSON19243)

Question asked by Anonymous (PERSON21458) and Anonymous (PERSON21459) on 11 March 1605 at 08:00

RN Anthony Chaundler of drayton sloe 14 y martij 11. h 8 \7. 30/ ant m. 1605. taken lame in his armes & legs. yt he can not goe hath no feeling of his armes. on of his legs begyn to swell1

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1metuit veneficiū’ in chart

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 216, f. 1v (upper right part of page)

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CASE27775: Horary consultation concerning Isabel Forman (PERSON19644)

Question asked by Anonymous (PERSON38887) on 12 July 1606 at 10:25

RN Isbell forman of Ridgmont 6 y. Iuly 12 h {sic} hor. 10. 20|5| p|a|nt m 1606

left hand sore swelled & broken. this 3 quarters of a yere swelled & lately broken

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metuit veneficiū Marg Brinckloe or vnderwood now

Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 215, f. 216r (upper left part of page)

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CASE24757: Horary consultation concerning Sara Paulin (PERSON34115)

Question asked by the patient on 15 May 1610 at 07:00

RN Sara Pauly of NorthCrowlye 38. y may 15. h. 7. ant m. 16i0 Delivered this day sennet about 8. in the morning. was in labour from monday to that Daye tooke a cold. & sore all over. & was swelled all over & now is swelled in her left hand & cānot make water onc in 24 houres. ready to cast & her wynd is ready to be stopt wth it very weake.

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 239, f. 34v, f. 34r (f. 34v upper left, and f. 34r bottom left)

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-question-asked=Medical%3A%3ASymptoms%20%28specified%29%3A%3ABloating%20and%20swelling;f4-question-asked=Medical%3A%3AParts%20of%20the%20body, accessed 28 February 2020.