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CASE12226: Nativity for Mr William Chester (PERSON10458)

Question asked by Anonymous (PERSON17676) between 8 April 1599 at 06:45 and 9 April 1599 at 06:30

RN Mr William Chester was borne vppon Easter monday about 4 of the clock p m. this Child is f {sic} very small faynt feble of a longe visage hath not the vse of his lims but specially of his legs to goe natus āno dni 1596. 12 Apr. die h. 4 p m. 1596.

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 228, f. 124r (upper left part of page)

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CASE13109: Horary consultation concerning Mary Porter (PERSON14996)

Question asked by Anonymous (PERSON17770) on 21 February 1600 at 14:15

RN Mary Porter of Stadgdon 40 yeres troubled wth an ache vppō her right shouldr & arme & left thigh to her leg downeward & hath no vse of thē feb. 21. die h. 2 15 p m. 1600.

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 274v (upper right part of page)

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CASE12327: Horary consultation concerning Mr William Chester (PERSON10458)

Question asked by Anonymous (PERSON17690) on 26 April 1599 at 14:30

RN Will. Chester 4 yeres old a very hath not the vse of his lims. / Ap. 26 die h. 2. 30. m p m. 1599. a sober gentle Child.

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 141r (bottom right part of page)

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CASE11801: Decumbiture for Mrs Frances Lea [Vines] (PERSON16711)

Question asked by the patient between 14 November 1598 and 15 November 1598

RN Mres Vines took her sicknes at Piddington 30 of maye die h. betwixt 9. & 10 walking at night in her orcharde. & it tooke away her speache & brought a palsy in her side & armes. shee had no vse of her lims. 1598. die h. 9. 30 mi. p m maij 30. 1598.1

[Astrological Chart]

Notes:

1 ‘a palsye.’ in chart

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 52v (upper left part of page)

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CASE12316: Horary consultation concerning Anne Turner (PERSON16588)

Question asked by the patient on 25 April 1599 at 16:30

RN An Turner of Newport servant to Goodmā Commendale troubled wth a swelling at her Chest. & in her hed. this two or 3 days. hath not the vse of her armes. 28. y. at miklemas Ap 25. die h. 4. 30. 1599.

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 228, f. 139v (upper left part of page)

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CASE12779: Horary consultation concerning Agnes Broughton (PERSON10088)

Question asked by the patient on 4 October 1599 at 14:15

RN Agnis Brouten of Wellingborowe. 23. y. amisse {illeg}|t|his 5 yeres. chest & thenc ariseth to her head & maketh her hands & head & as it were dead yt shee hath no vse & feeling & knoweth nothing. Octob. 4 die h. 2. 15. p {sic}. 1599. ariseth wth a water on her stomacke /

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 214r (bottom left part of page)

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CASE13103: Horary consultation concerning Goody Agnes Dickins (PERSON11301)

Question asked by the patient on 20 February 1600 at 14:30

RN Agnes Dickins of Wavendon 36 lyeth in h {sic} childbead th|y|esterday was fortnight. her right leg hath lost the vse of it full of ache & payne sweateth & is swelled. payned in her backe. wth a pricking & shooting feb. 20 die h. 2. 30 p m. 1600. /delivered of a boye\

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 273v (upper right 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-volume-name=Napier%2C%20vol.%2003;f3-question-asked=Medical%3A%3ASymptoms%20%28specified%29%3A%3ALame%2C%20numb%20or%20paralysed%3A%3ACannot%20use%20part;f4-question-asked=Medical%3A%3AParts%20of%20the%20body%3A%3ALimbs%20and%20joints, accessed 20 February 2020.