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CASE33856: Horary consultation concerning Anne Rofe (PERSON20645)

Question asked by the patient on 30 July 1608 at 10:00

RN An Ruffe of newport Iuly 30 hor. 10 ant m 1608. not yet churched not able to stand, goe nor sit. idle headed /brought her vrine.\

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 229, f. 172v (upper right part of page)

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CASE55556: Horary consultation concerning Thomas Morgan (PERSON20347)

Question asked by Anonymous (PERSON39602) on 28 January 1623 at 11:00

RN Thom. Morg. 21. y. Ian: 28. . h. 11. ant m. 1623. simple & cānot sell any thing and groweth more foolish & simple each other daye. & quaketh.

feareth he is ill handled.

Ione Pearson, Marg Bagley Goody Bates & her husb. hurt there pigs & goody Estoll

Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 222, f. 164r (bottom right part of page)

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CASE12453: Horary consultation concerning Mrs Mary Berry (PERSON9678)

Question asked by the patient on 14 May 1599 at 15:15

RN Mres Mary Ber Burye of Cranfeild cane {sic} p sona may the 14 die h. 3. 15. p m. 1599. |of 52. y.| she was wont to fall downe as if shee had a dead palsye.

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 162v (upper left part of page)

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CASE56988: Decumbiture for Anne Cooper (PERSON46960)

Question asked by the patient on 1 September 1623 at 09:00

RN An Coo of Moulsoe taken at Church wth a trēbling feare & a quaking thinking vppon her mres sw often swounding on satt Aug 31. h. 3. 30 p m 1623

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 218, f. 206r (upper right part of page)

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CASE70798: Decumbiture for Alice Kent (PERSON52817)

Question asked by the patient on 17 May 1630 at 10:50

RN on f\r/yday last may 14 h 3. 30 p m 1630

taken wth a great quivering & raged

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 194, p. 364 (bottom right part of page)

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CASE12306: Horary consultation concerning Alice Kent (PERSON13323)

Question asked by the patient on 25 April 1599 at 13:00

RN Alce Kent. 25 Ap. die h. 1. p m. 1599.

[Astrological Chart]

Alce Kent of Walton. 2i. miklemas. sick at her hart wth a quaking & a trembling. & hath taken greefe wth a Child of hers yt was burnd in the face & cannot be healed. b{ut} pineth & cōsumeth Apr. 25 die h. 12. 55. 1599.

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 138v (bottom left, and bottom right parts of page)

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CASE62481: Horary consultation concerning Thomas Peacock [the younger] (PERSON56372)

Question asked by Peacock (PERSON56364) on 29 May 1626 at 13:00

RN Thomas Peacock 11. y of Brampton. may 29. h: 1. p m. 1626 /pater filio wheathr {i}{ll} {sic} ill words have done him hare {sic}\

[Astrological Chart]

wheathr ill words have done him harme

a poor mā Rich Hūbersone & his wife more suspected it |he| was demāded to pay his rent to the Hoggard & he sayd he had it not /then Thomas Peacock the boys father syd {sic} yt he must pay it & sinc his son fell ill\ & his boy prsently fell lame.

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 224, f. 227v (upper left part of page)

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CASE73904: Decumbiture for Elizabeth Eastone (PERSON48283)

Question asked by the patient on 31 March 1632 at 10:00

RN was first strangly taken feb 28. h. 9. p m 1632.

[Astrological Chart]

fell downe dead & had 2 or 3 fits in an houres & will \doth/ quake skreame & crye

feb 28 h. 8 40 \30/ p m 1632 /of all tes body & toes\

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 212, p. 473 (upper right part of page)

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CASE54298: Horary consultation concerning Mrs Esther [Hester] Taylor [Conqueste] (PERSON46740)

Question asked by the patient on 25 May 1622 at 13:20

RN Mres Hester Conquest. \of Howton Conquest./ 21 y may 25 h {sic} hor 1. p m 1622. \a convulsive palsy at ye right syde cānot speake but laugh or weeke {sic}/

Mres Hester Conquest may 2{illeg}|5|. h {sic} hor 1. 20 p m 16221

[Astrological Chart]

Notes:

1paralysis convuls. laugh & weepe cānot speake’ in chart

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 223, f. 127r (bottom right, and upper right parts of page)

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CASE21664: Horary consultation concerning Elizabeth Clark (PERSON10601)

Question asked by Anonymous (PERSON18661) on 29 October 1604 at 12:30

RN Elis Clark of Quinton 18 y Octob. 29. 18 y Octob 29.  {sic} hor. 12. 4|3|0 p m 1604.

cānot staye vp out of her bed cānot eate nor drinke1

but speaketh fondly

[Astrological Chart]

Notes:

1 ‘Doe feare the measels.’ in chart

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 415, f. 172r (upper right part of page)

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CASE26180: Horary consultation concerning Mrs Holland (PERSON62675)

Question asked by the patient on 6 May 1606 at 10:00

RN Mres Holland. Lond: 23 y at Halloutyde last. Weddensday maij 6. h. 10. ant m 1606 |taken first on weddensd eastr weeke \easter {sic}/ at night| /in her bed. at 12. p m a thing like a dog cāme vppō her made her fome & skrike\ |shee sayd she sawe some ill thing in her bed comīg to her like a cat or a dog as shee lay wth her husb. yt strooke her wth a dead palsye./|

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 181, f. 120r (upper part of page)

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CASE76667: Horary consultation concerning Robert Summerley (PERSON59783)

Question asked by Anonymous (PERSON41796) on 13 March 1633 at 12:20

U[1624–34] Robt Suerly of Doddington 2. y. March 13. . h. 12. 20. p m 1633

simple & mopish, flesh fallen from ye wast downeward, weak at Knees, & cannot stand. was Sick \at/ a qrter olde, & was neur well since. feareth some ill to\u/ngue. Gadwife Purny Susp.

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 214, p. 371 (bottom left part of page)

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CASE28871: Horary consultation concerning Edward [Edmond] Vescy (PERSON21048)

Question asked by the patient on 30 April 1605 at 10:00

RN Edward Fessy of Dunstable Houghton 23 y Apr. 30 h. 10. ant m 1605

stroken sodenly in his left arme & left leg & memory the vse of all taken away taken & stroken the 21 of Apr. |was let blood at begyning.|

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 216, f. 74v (upper right part of page)

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CASE26237: Horary consultation concerning Mrs Dormer [Hurleston] (PERSON19499)

Question asked by Anonymous (PERSON19498) on 7 October 1606 at 13:00

RN Mres Hurlestone of Wing Sr Robarts Dor. Daughtr {illeg} {sic} 29. ant m 1606 |tremar cordis, matricis ascēsio vertig. melanch|

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 181, f. 160v (upper part of page)

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CASE12098: Horary consultation concerning Mrs Susan Commendale (PERSON10798)

Question asked by the patient on 19 March 1599 at 10:15

RN Susan Commendall 27. not well this 7 or 8 yeres: benūmed in her lims legs. armes. backe. a hevines in her hed. March 19. die . h. 10. 15. 1599.

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 105v (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-treatment=No;f3-question-asked=Medical%3A%3ASymptoms%20%28specified%29%3A%3ALame%2C%20numb%20or%20paralysed;f4-question-asked=Medical%3A%3ADiseases%20of%20the%20mind, accessed 26 February 2020.