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CASE52244: Decumbiture for Catherine Green (PERSON50322)

Question asked by the patient on 3 April 1621 at 15:00

RN Katherine Grene /25\ first taken wth \it tooke/ an arising frō her stomack ready to stop her wynd Martij 7. h. 11. p m 162i |is so sick yt she cā take no rest.|

It tooke her in her hart & left sy right & short ribs pricking like needles. |suckleth a child halfe a yere old|

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 233, f. 102v (bottom left part of page)

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CASE10662: Horary consultation concerning Mrs Margery Dayrell (PERSON11218)

Question asked by the patient on 24 May 1600 at 12:45

RN Mres Margary Deyrell of lillingstone Deyrell. 45 y. may 24 die . {v} 12. 20. 45. p m. 1600 for a great payne vnder her right syde & a thinge leek a widge in her stomack faynt & feeble a swelling of her liver as it is told her.

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 202, f. 81r (bottom, and bottom right parts of page)

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CASE11786: Horary consultation concerning Mr Andrew Knight (PERSON13447)

Question asked by the patient on 8 November 1598 at 14:52

RN Andrew Knighte of Newport 36. for the winde cholicke this moneth. & stone red sand & changeth it into blood as big as a {fe}tch somewhat yellowe. forced to \purge/ fleme yellowe Chollour in great abundanc right syde of the reanes of his back & so rūneth to the bottome of his belly. vrine hot & cōplexion wthout the fit. Novemb. 8. die h. 3. 2. 52. m. p m. 1598. extreeme payne in side & backe.

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 49v (upper left part of page)

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CASE11932: Horary consultation concerning Toucher (PERSON16500)

Question asked by the patient on 3 January 1599 at 12:09

RN Mr {sic} Charels Tutcher Charles at Stonystratford at the swan of 2 neckes. 45. sick this fortnight. sonewhat {sic} Costive shee doth bleede & is very mutch stuffed in her chest can scarce tak her winde. ready to sound a grosse & fat woman. sent a poer woman. Ian. 3. die . h. 12. 9. mi. 1599. \at 1. p m /|twice & thrice a day bleedeth at ye nose. half a pint at a time \every othr daye/|

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Charels Touchers wife hath not had her termes this 6 yeres her stomack hoven & her hed ill & backe her wombe & chest stuffed short winded. hart ill water good. yellowe but thin. taken a greefe for payment of monyes for her husb. brother for s{ur}tiship. 200li

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 77r (upper left, and upper right parts of page)

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CASE48948: Horary consultation concerning Deborah Williams (PERSON36865)

Question asked by the patient on 11 June 1619 at 08:15

RN Deborah. Williams of old Stratford 11 y Iune 11. h. 8 15 ant m 1619 a great stitch \on the right syde/ & like a hard bunch wch fell downe a yere sinc after an ague. & groweth bigger & bigger downe to the belly. & belly hard so two yeres./

Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 235, f. 38r (bottom part of page)

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CASE13108: Horary consultation concerning Mrs Elliot (PERSON11519)

Question asked by the patient on 21 February 1600 at 12:30

RN febr. 2i die h. 12. 30. y {sic} Mres Ellet of brockborow parke Mres Middeltons sistr 3|4|3 y. sick sinc Christide of the stone in the bl|a|ck & kidneys. & voyded red gravell & troubled wth the windines of the stomack & a wonderfull rheume salt & bitter a fat woman & mutch pinched about the harte. 1600

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Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 274v (upper left, and bottom right parts of page)

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CASE12094: Horary consultation concerning Robert Pemberton (PERSON14834)

Question asked by the patient on 17 March 1599 at 07:15

RN Robart Pē{illeg}merton of Rudgden in the County of Northāpton. 57. keepeth his chamber. this moneth. troubled wth a reume & fleume in his chest. March 17 die . h. 7. 15. ant m. 1599. tussi magna laborat costive hot in the stomack.

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 104v (upper right part of page)

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CASE60512: Horary consultation concerning Mary Kirby (PERSON53043)

Question asked by the patient on 24 May 1625 at 13:30

RN Mary Kerbye of vpton in Huntington sheere 28 y vnmyed {sic} may 24 h. 1. 30 p m 1625. /a wyndy stomack & ach in her left syde. lame wth it 3 months\

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Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 217, f. 101r (upper left part of page)

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CASE11963: Horary consultation concerning William Loveles (PERSON13804)

Question asked by the patient no earlier than 22 February 1599

RN Will: Lovely at the sane {sic} tine {sic} 60 yeres cannot sleepe swelleth in his side at hart & brest

Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 228, f. 81v (bottom right part of page)

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CASE12924: Horary consultation concerning Goody Isabel Windmill (PERSON17248)

Question asked by the patient on 29 December 1599 at 16:00

RN Isbell Windmill of brodwell pinched & greped in the belly th wch shee taketh to be by wormes 65. p m Decēb. 29 die h. 4. p m. 1599 a gnawing vnder her hart & her navell

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Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 244r (upper right part of page)

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CASE12050: Horary consultation concerning Old Goodman Hull (PERSON13043)

Question asked by the patient on 12 March 1599 at 07:00

RN Old Goodman Hull of Newpport for a stitch in his left side cōming frō \or by/ his back & so to his hart ready to stop his winde maketh him look very ill martij 12 die die  {sic} h. 7. ant m.

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Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 98r (upper right part of page)

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CASE12476: Horary consultation concerning Richard Austin (PERSON9320)

Question asked by the patient on 17 May 1599 at 10:30

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Rich: Austen for a paine in his chest & stomacke & hart & a weaknes in his backe & bodye & shortwinded come when he laboureth as it were wth a swelling i7 of may. die h. 10. 30 Mr Anthony Greeneway of lechamsteede 1599. |a driver in his howse./|

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 166r (upper right 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.|

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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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CASE11841: Horary consultation concerning John Phillips (PERSON14892)

Question asked by the patient on 4 December 1598 at 09:15

RN Iohn Phylip sick ever sinc thursday being the 30 of Decēb \novemb/ sent to me agayne the 4 of Decemb sick very greevously in his hart & body he is swelled in his body from the belly vnto his hart. he is Costive & so hath cōtinued ever sinc thursday last & is very exceeding ill & weeke. Decēber. 4. \die ./ h: 9. 15. ant m. 1598 his hart \is good/ & his tonge talketh cheerf but his body swelled.

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Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 60v (upper right part of page)

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CASE10298: Horary consultation concerning Anne Knight (PERSON13478)

Question asked by the patient on 10 April 1600 at 11:00

RN An knight of Olny 19 y Ap 10 die h. 11 ant m. 1600 a great heat & cold. chest stuffed hart hot ready to swound swelled & great bellyed hath not had her sicknes this 12 moneth. yet about a 3 weeks sinc shee had them but very fewe./.

Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 202, f. 34r (bottom right part of page)

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CASE79204: Horary consultation concerning Mrs Claire Wright [Wright] (PERSON37112)

Question asked by the patient on 21 December 1634 at 11:00

SRN My Cozon Clare wright of Southwarke London. 50. y. Decemƀ 21.  {sic}. h. 11. a. m. 1634.

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hath kept her bed this sennight a weake bad digestion. her meate rises sometymes like hard egs wch causes a great payne both in stomack & backe.

she can eate little or nothing she desires to haue something to strengthen her stomack. /much troubled with a stitch in her right side with a continuall payne in her stomack.\

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 412, f. 165r (upper left part of page)

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CASE73829: Horary consultation concerning Mrs Elizabeth Sanders (PERSON58231)

Question asked by the patient on 20 February 1632 at 13:00

U[1624–34] Mrs Elizabeth Sanders. of Perry. 25 \32/ y Febr. 20. h. 1. p m. 1632.

Sicknesse 2 nights, hote & colde by fitts stopping in her stomack, can nether eate not rest well, the great paine in her Back, feares a Consumption makes water very difficultly 6. or 7 weekes

Desires yt shee may take noe Phisick

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Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 212, p. 453 (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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CASE48394: Horary consultation concerning Mr Bates (PERSON27852)

Question asked by the patient on 15 March 1619 at 15:00

RN Mr Bates of Maydes Mo\r/ton 3 months ill a full stomach. shortwȳded & sinc satterday last wth great heat & fayntnes. back hot a flushing heate a flegmatick stomack march 15 h. 3. p m 1619

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 230, f. 202v (upper left part of page)

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CASE12464: Horary consultation concerning William Colles (PERSON10740)

Question asked by the patient on 15 May 1599 at 16:45

RN Mr Will: Co{l|e|}lles Colles of Parke berrye of 58 troubled sick this i6 yeres & hath had the Counsell of the most exte phisitions troubled wth a windy cause as he sayth cōming from his backe by a great heate & obstruction from my liver. also wth a bad stomacke elevating winde into my hed. wch causeth gydines or streming in my head wch cometh as he thinketh by the ascending vp of bad & melancholy humours & wth a shaking in my left hand mightely as it were the palsye but always very hotte. nowe of late wth the brevity of wind in my stomacke & chest & lately wth a mūmnes {sic} & tinckling in my hands. lips & sydes & face. this 15 of may. die h. 4. 45. p m. 1599.

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 164r (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?f3-number-of-querents=Single%20querent;f4-question-asked=Medical%3A%3AParts%20of%20the%20body%3A%3ATorso;f5-question-asked=Medical%3A%3ASymptoms%20%28specified%29, accessed 31 March 2020.