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CASE11736: Horary consultation concerning Margaret Brace (PERSON9919)

Question asked by the patient on 6 October 1598 at 09:38

RN Margeret Brace of Carington about 30 yeres old. Octob 6 die h 1|9|. \9/. 38. sick for this 3 weekes. 1598. speachles & almost Dead. about a fortnight a goe. & did bleed wonderfully

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this woman sente vnto me by the vicar of Crowly but I would give her nothing vntill I had spoken wth some yt knew the state of the woman the vicar sent Iohn ball. the woman mended prsently vppon it.

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 40v (upper left part of page)

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CASE11819: Horary consultation concerning Zachary Ketch (PERSON13334)

Question asked by the patient on 23 November 1598 at 12:35

RN Zachary Ketch of lathbury 10 yeres old sickned the 10 of novemb. die about noune came for my counsell. 23 of Novemb. die h. 12. 30|5|. 1598. he can hardly speak or stande.

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Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 56r (bottom right part of page)

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CASE12099: Horary consultation concerning Margery Clark (PERSON10627)

Question asked by the patient on 19 March 1599 at 16:20

RN Margery Clark a midwife of Stony stratford sick at hart yt shee cannot speake can scarce travell her thighes & legs doe swell. 51. a thick white puddle watr. March. 19. die h. 4. 20. m. p. m. 1599.

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Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 105v (bottom left 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

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1 ‘a palsye.’ in chart

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

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CASE12996: Horary consultation concerning Agnes King (PERSON13388)

Question asked by the patient on 14 January 1600 at 13:30

RN Agnes Kinge servā to Mres Burchmore of tottle end 22 y payned hart stomack & head. sodenly ready taken at night for an hour lost her speake munday last about 12 a clock at night came in her owne son Ian 14 die h. 1. 30 p m. 1600.

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 255r (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,;f3-question-asked=Medical%3A%3ASymptoms%20%28specified%29%3A%3ASpeech%20problems;f4-practice=Napier;f5-patient-knowledge=Patient%20asked%20the%20question;f6-deleted=No;f7-question-asked=Medical, accessed 15 July 2020.