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CASE79496: Horary consultation concerning Marian Phillips (PERSON56684)

Question asked by the patient on 11 September 1635 at 10:00

SRN Marian Phelp of Blechly 40. y Septemƀ. 11. h. 10. a. m. 1635

Much payned in her chest & at her heart very shortwynded swelld & howen in her face hands & Body

\vomitts what she taketh/ hath not bin well since it thunderd & lightend when she came from Stoke goldinge on th{e} Sunday yt it lightend & thunde{red} so much.

it first tooke her wth sorenes in her throate

body Costiue. Vryne very thin & frothy, & cleere. hath bin married these 9. y. no child.

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 412, f. 241v (upper right part of page)

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CASE74565: Horary consultation concerning Mr William Crowly [Master of Arts] (PERSON47397)

Question asked by the patient on 9 May 1632 at 13:00

RN Mres {sic} Crawlys physick wrought well vomyts & pils yet troubled wth a hot rheme in her|is| left ey & a heavynes hinder t of his head in his ioynts & ankles & kne & right leg may 9 h. 1. p m 1632

desyrous of a purging dyet Drink.

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 416, p. 147 (bottom left part of page)

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CASE73839: Horary consultation concerning Mrs Margaret Anderson (PERSON42694)

Question asked by the patient on 21 February 1632 at 13:10

U[1624–34] Mrs. Margaret Anderson. \of Tringe/ 16. y. Febr 21. . h. 1. 10. p m. 1632

Shee tooke her Phisick wch wrought very well, but her Leggs doe nowe swell very much toward night, & pitt into the flesh wth great paine, her thighes & Belly swell alsoe

Desires to knowe what should bee done:

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 212, p. 455 (bottom right part of page)

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CASE78879: Horary consultation concerning Anne Stap (PERSON59514)

Question asked by the patient no later than 15 March 1634 at 09:00

TG Ann stapp of stonystreetford 16 y. Mart. 15. h. 9. Mat. 1634. hath beene sicke this 14night. on wensday a stitch in her right side began, & now is pained in all her body. Exceedy|i|ng hote. Keepeth her bed can hardly stirre.

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 412, f. 102r (upper left part of page)

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CASE79175: Horary consultation concerning Mrs Faith Sage (PERSON58116) and Sage (PERSON58113)

Question asked by Mrs Faith Sage (PERSON58116) on 7 October 1634 between 09:45 and 14:00

SRN Fayth Sage of High Lauer for a litenes in her head. & a papue in her Teeth & a trembling at her heart.

her Husband was taken with a payne in her|is| backe that he can hardly goe./.

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 412, f. 157r (upper right part of page)

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CASE79618: Horary consultation concerning Lady Hester Temple [Old Lady Temple] (PERSON35978)

Question asked by the patient on 29 March 1636 at 15:00

SRN The old Lady Temple of Darsett 66. y. March. 29. . h. 3. p. m. 1636.

The pills j sent her did worke very well & did her very much good.

Is now short wynded & much hoven in ye stomacke & weake in her knees & A{illeg}k|nc|kles, as she was then

hath at this tyme a great hoarsenes & straytnes in her throate. desires the note of ye Dyet drinke. & pills.

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 177, f. 18v (upper left, and upper right parts of page)

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CASE70044: Horary consultation concerning Anne Knot (PERSON53197)

Question asked by the patient on 11 February 1630 at 16:00

U[1624–34] Anne Knott of Holcott a widowe 46. y. Feb. 11. . h. 4. p. m. 1630

Is light headed & talketh very idley sometimes rageth & raueth, hath beene soe eur since Saturday, since yesterday hath beene very ill. cannot sleepe1

[Astrological Chart]

Notes:

1 ‘Light headed’ in chart

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 194, p. 100 (bottom left, and bottom right parts of page)

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CASE79474: Horary consultation concerning Mrs Anne Cotta (PERSON47019)

Question asked by the patient on 22 August 1635 at 10:00

SRN Mrs Cotta of Coventry 40. y. August 22. . h. 10. a. m. 1635.

[Astrological Chart]

Subject to bleeding, hath a burneinge in the insides of her hands & the Soles of her feete. desires my aduise whether it be good for to bleed either by Leeches or in her feete.

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 412, f. 236v (bottom left part of page)

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CASE70232: Horary consultation concerning Thomas Wright (PERSON62335)

Question asked by Anonymous (PERSON41103) on 14 March 1630 at 13:00

U[1628–30] Thomas write {illeg} was borne on \the next/ satterday at night after on michelmus was twelmounth, betweene a 11 or 12 at|or| i3, a Clock but cam to me at 1 of clock, ye 14th: of march 1630./

had a quiuorin & sounding on michelmus last & 3 Dayes the after ye small pox & then at shroftide & this last night had 3 fitts after the same manner a boue saide, being ye 13th Day complaines on the head & heauie & apt to sleepe

[Blank Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 194, p. 164 (upper, bottom left, and bottom right parts of page)

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CASE70277: Horary consultation concerning Anne Bignell (PERSON44149)

Question asked by the patient on 19 March 1630 at 11:00

U[1624–34] Anne Bignell of Eaton 19. y. mart. 19. . h. 11. ant m. 1630

A riseinge vp vnto her throate, is in Labour, her rekoninge out a monthe Since, is strangly handled in her heade, vomiteth Bloude, swoundeth

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 194, p. 183 (bottom right part of page)

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CASE70905: Horary consultation concerning Lady Marge Brete (PERSON44753)

Question asked by the patient on 25 May 1630 at 11:50

RN The lady Bret was let blood & tooke her vomyt {wch} {sic} gave her 3 vomyts & 12 stooles & Mr Wallys gave her a sleeping pill & after her awaking is sick & so also after meate

& cā not take any thing but it cometh vp & now is so weake as she is forced to keepe her bed Continually may 25 h 11. 50 p|a|nt m 1630.

Clysters & Cooling almond milkes her vryne thick & red desyreth another playster of {opicacū} for the splene

Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 194, p. 404 (bottom left part of page)

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CASE72336: Horary consultation concerning Mrs Judith Chester (PERSON46005)

Question asked by the patient on 14 June 1631 at 07:00

RN Mres Chester of Tylswort Mr Henry Chesters wife 24 y Iune 14. h. 7 ant m. 163i

[Astrological Chart]

terms stopt sinc christas her left leg swelled hot.1

my pultish made it to blyster. & she applyed Cowe Dung & butter to it

Toke my Dyet Drink & it wroght well for 5 days & abated the swelling & sinc it is cōme agayne |imputeth her swelling to the stopping of her terms|

would know wheathr good to bleed & in what places.

desyreth to have a good purg. /wth a fulnes of her stomack.\

Notes:

1 ‘her left leg swelled’ in chart

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 232, p. 422 (upper left part of page)

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CASE73223: Horary consultation concerning Mr Kent (PERSON52787)

Question asked by Mrs White (PERSON61617) on 21 October 1631 at 12:00

RN Mres white of London 30. y. h 12. 1631 / soc{illeg}|r|{sic} socro mr Kent yt hath a dead palsye cānot speake to bed vnderstood\ |a bad stomack Costive onc in 5 days.| |stomack.|

[Astrological Chart]

loynes & stitch stone

vtrū socrus paralytic sit moriturus. sine consensu

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 212, p. 243 (upper right part of page)

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CASE75627: Horary consultation concerning Mrs Anne Rumbole (PERSON58024)

Question asked by the patient on 5 October 1632 at 17:00 or at 17:25

RN An Rūbell of Bullingf

An Rūble of Buntingford 25 y y {sic} newly brought a bed a fortnight sinc octob 5. h. 5. p m 1632.

a great trēbling & panting at her hart mynd troubled wth fantas. for want of sleepe delivered of a boy on weddensday was fortnight h. 1 at night cā take no rest melancholick

[Astrological Chart]

An Rūble of Buntinford 25 y octob. 5 h. 5. 25 p m 1632

lately brought a bed a trēbling & a panting at the harte cānot sleepe melancholick

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 214, pp. 54–55 (p. 54 bottom right, and p. 55 bottom centre)

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CASE75628: Horary consultation concerning Sara Bishop (PERSON44232)

Question asked by the patient on 5 October 1632 no earlier than 15:30

TG Sara Bishop of tringe Annos 31. calebs melancholica, dolore capitis cervicis, lateris dextri et stomachi adeo mentis gravedine vexata

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 214, p. 55 (upper left part of page)

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CASE76511: Diary entry

Written by Mr Richard Napier [Sandy] [Richard Napier [Senior]] (PERSON5218) on 21 February 1633 at 20:00

RN My Cosen Mr Rich: Wright of Southworke sent me 2 litle firkings & ba\r/lis on full of blue \ordinary/ figs thothr of reasons of the sonne. feb 21 1633

he wrote yt his wife my neece Clare is sorely troubled wth a rising vp to her throate ready to stop her wynd & is payned in her hips & knees & was frighted wth the sight of that fearfull fire

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 214, p. 324 (upper left part of page)

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CASE77396: Horary consultation concerning William Dymmingsdale (PERSON48243)

Question asked by the patient on 25 May 1633 at 09:30

RN Williā Dymmingsdale of Hutchin 58 y may 25 h {sic} hor 9 30 ant m. 1633.

Tooke a surfet a cough cānot eate nor drink but is sick after meate vntill it hath made him to cast it swelled in his belly almost every night /his thigh was broken\

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 211, p. 166 (middle centre, and bottom right parts of page)

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CASE78048: Horary consultation concerning Mr John Latch [Hatch] (PERSON53382)

Question asked by Lady Dorothy Jennings [Mrs Jennings] (PERSON52513) on 15 August 1633 at 08:38

RN The Lady Ienins for her husband \Mr Latch/ yt is very sick & somewhat senceles & speaketh idlely he knoweth not what ill ever sinc Mr Thomas was mayed {sic} brayne mynd & sences ill sick sinc monday night Aug. 15 h. 8. 38 ant m 1633 |at Hays| /keepeth his bed head burneth inwardly\ /feareth eyther his Death or yt he wilbe sencles\

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 211, p. 379 (upper left part of page)

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CASE78332: Horary consultation concerning Agnes Newman (PERSON55374)

Question asked by Anonymous (PERSON41998) on 25 September 1633 at 07:45

RN Agnys Nuemā of Havrshā 8. y. sept. 25. h. 7. 45 ant m 1633.

sick sinc satt last at night a litle after 12.

Casteth all that she taketh & had a loosenes before a fortnight. |cōpl of her bell voyded on worme|

vryne red & aguish

Is paynd every where

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 211, p. 471 (upper left part of page)

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CASE79167: Horary consultation concerning Anne Barrage (PERSON43625)

Question asked by the patient on 27 September 1634 at 10:00

TG Ann{illeg}|e| Barrage of stonystreetford 28. y. 7br. 27 h. 10. A m. 1634. stuffed & pained in her chest, sides, & backe, is worse by fits, paroxysm hysterici.

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 412, f. 156v (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?f3-judgment=No;f4-date=1630-1639;f5-deleted=No;f6-question-asked=Medical, accessed 16 July 2020.