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CASE53528: Horary consultation concerning Mr Edward Birckberd (PERSON44197)

Question asked by the patient on 3 February 1622 at 10:00

RW Mr Edward Birckberd of Astwell \y. 50./ d. . h 10. Feb: 3. 1622. had of late a swellinge in his thighes & leggs, wch was taken away by physicke purginge: since that his stomacke is gone: is verie weake: troubled wth a cough & drouth: cannot sleepe. RN a great difficulty of breath./ cānot rise out of his bed nor stand v nor restRW

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RN Edw. Birckberd a spec serv vnto Sr George Sherly Mr Colins houshold physition.

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 231, f. 176v (bottom left, and bottom right parts of page)

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CASE43825: Horary consultation concerning Richard Elkinton (PERSON30129)

Question asked by the patient on 3 September 1616 at 08:00

RN Rich: Elkinton of Buckinghā sadler. 52 y {A} {sic} Sept. 3. h. 8 ant m. 16i6.

is pyneth & wasteth. & hath a drye hoarse cough almost a twelfmoneth

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 408, f. 163r (bottom left, and bottom right parts of page)

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CASE73490: Horary consultation concerning John Nashe (PERSON55178)

Question asked by the patient on 12 December 1631 at 14:45

SRN Iohn Nash of Hattfeild 54. y. Decemb. 12. . h. 2. 45. p. m. 1631

hath a great Cough often vomitts Blood body very sollouble sickned the 5 this month . cannot slee{pe} nor eate

Vryne very high & red RN /exceeding weake & feeble\ SRN

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 212, p. 342 (bottom right, and bottom left parts of page)

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CASE74660: Horary consultation concerning Gilbert Negoose (PERSON55251)

Question asked by the patient on 19 May 1632 at 10:30

RN Gilbart Negose of newnton Brūsall 55 y may 19 h {sic} hor 10. 30 ant m 1632

extrēe faynt & weake cold & then hot grevously payned every day nor cā not styrre vp nor downe malig feavr1

Notes:

1feb. malig’ in chart

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 416, p. 174 (bottom left part of page)

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CASE56421: Horary consultation concerning Sir Thomas Neville [Smith] (PERSON55281) and Lady Elizabeth Neville [Old Lady Neville] (PERSON55286)

Question asked by Sir Thomas Neville [Smith] (PERSON55281) and Lady Elizabeth Neville [Old Lady Neville] (PERSON55286) on 30 May 1623 at 11:40

RN Sr Thomas Neavell \of Holte/ & his lady sent me a very fat lābe 2 cap & 3 couple of Rabbots May 30 h. 11. 40 ant m 1623.

an Ach in his instap{sic} ankles by fits yt at night he cā take no rest

boath of thē cōmend the oation of ther dyet drink purging

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 218, f. 119v (upper right part of page)

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CASE11838: Horary consultation concerning James Greenwood (PERSON12385)

Question asked by the patient on 2 December 1598 at 10:15

RN Iames Greenewood of water eaton Doctr Spark tennet {sic} 50 yeres old. complayneth of his of h an old dysease of his harte now well & lusty but not long sinc almost ded in it. troubled wth a stitch on his right side & cometh over his hart ready to swounde. very cold wth it. of a high colour. stuffed in his Chest yt he can scarce tak his winde quærit Decēbr. 2. die . h. 10. 15. mi. 1598. his hart trembleth muday {sic} last sick lame.

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

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CASE49923: Horary consultation concerning Goodman William Young (PERSON37175)

Question asked by the patient on 9 November 1619 at 15:00

RN Will Young of Illing beyond St yeedes 58 y novēb. 9 h. 3. p m 1619.

an aguish thick red water. / sick the thursd before St Nich his day. a twelfemonth something smyt him on the chest le{illeg}|n|ing {sic} \leaning/ agaynst a tree by wth mutch gryping in his belly a swelling in his body sometymes hot & sometymes cold wth a nūmnes in his legs yt he cānot goe for it. loose body. cānot eate nor drinke by fits.

is vp every day more or les.

Is so swelled in his body yt he cā scarce get his cleathes togeathr by fits his legs

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Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 213, f. 51v (upper left part of page)

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CASE10782: Horary consultation concerning Matthew Rutland (PERSON15541)

Question asked by the patient on 9 June 1600 at 07:12

RN Mathewe Rutland of Newnton Longfild. Iune 9. die h. 7. 12. ant m. 1600 for a griping tormenting payne in his chest as it were the wormes. 50 y. old.

his breath stinketh voyded on worme

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 202, f. 100r (bottom left, and bottom right parts of page)

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CASE11618: Horary consultation concerning Old Goody Isabel Barnwell (PERSON9495)

Question asked by the patient on 11 August 1598 at 18:30

RN Goody Bar\n/well bemoaneth her of her body of the heaving of her bodye of her drought & thirste shee can scarce take her breath. Aug. touchin taken of by a smay of her husb. & child. sorow. Aug. 11 die h p m. 6. 30. m. 1598.

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Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 13v (bottom left part 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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CASE12125: Horary consultation concerning Anne Hammond (PERSON12509)

Question asked by the patient on 22 March 1599 at 13:10

RN An Haman 56 of litle brickhill: sick ever sinc Christmas not hart sick but swollen in her body & in her legs & very stiffe sent to me by her husband. Martij 22. die  {sic}. 1. 10. 1599. very costive & as if shee were st{oun}ge & cannot rise except shee be lifted. very cold & stiffe & short winded & leekely to die 1599.

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Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 109r (upper right part of page)

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CASE12482: Horary consultation concerning Old Mrs Joan Edmonds (PERSON11483)

Question asked by Mr Richard Edmonds (PERSON11481) on 18 May 1599 at 13:00

RN Mr Edmunds for his wife of Shenly 56. troubled wth the winde cholick wth gripings & pruckins {sic} & very sick a very good water at 18 of may. die h. 1. p m. 1599. /& a great coughe\

Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 228, f. 167r (bottom left part of page)

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CASE29229: Decumbiture for Margery Maynard (PERSON20296)

Question asked by the patient on 15 June 1605 at 08:30

RN tooke at shrovetyde in her armes wth a pricking & shooting wth a swelling in her bed the 11 of febr in the night. about 9 or 10

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Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 216, f. 120r (bottom right part of page)

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CASE51713: Horary consultation concerning Mrs Jennyson (PERSON52524)

Question asked by the patient on 26 October 1620 at 12:30

RN Mres Iemyson of Irchester. 56 y octob 26. h. 12. 30 p m 1620 /faynting outwardly cold inwardly hot swelled\

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 414, f. 211r (upper right part of page)

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CASE51943: Horary consultation concerning an Anonymous (PERSON39187)

Question asked by the patient on 19 January 1621 at 16:30

RN The Carier of Hanslop goody filds brother. 54 y Ian. 19. h. 4. 30 p m 1621.

a burning feaver

very faynt & weake cānot eate sodenly taken

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Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 233, f. 38r (upper left part of page)

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CASE65421: Horary consultation concerning William Lawe (PERSON53445)

Question asked by the patient on 25 February 1628 at 11:00

RN Will Lawe of Cotten end 58 y feb 25. very weake & flesh worne cā eate litle h 16 \stomack / h 11 ant m 1628 Casteth

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 410, f. 112v (bottom left part of page)

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CASE76943: Horary consultation concerning John Kingston (PERSON53022)

Question asked by Anonymous (PERSON41826) on 12 April 1633 at 14:15

RN Iohn Kingstone of serv to the Lord of Lincolne Ap: 12 h. 2 15 p m 1633. |57 y|

Lame in the soales & ankles of boath feete mutch swelled & red 3 y. |a Dropsy feared| but lately more this halfe yere full of payne

sometymes cā eate litle for 2 or 3 days

I receaved from my Lord of Lincolnes steward a most kind letter.

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Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 211, p. 31 (upper left part of page)

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CASE14735: Horary consultation concerning Thomas Green (PERSON12346)

Question asked by the patient on 2 April 1603 at 08:50

GJ Thomas Greene of Burcott 56 y. Apr. 2 ho. 8. 50 a. m. for his sore eyes wch gūme thicke like byrd lyme, And are bloudshotten

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 207, f. 38r (bottom right part of page)

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CASE16845: Horary consultation concerning John Lyne (PERSON13843)

Question asked by the patient on 11 April 1602 at 18:00

RN Iohn Line of Atterbery 50 y Ap 11. hor. 6. p m 1602. for a cōsumption of nature & bodye & great fayntnes & feeblenes

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he demanded wheathr I could helpe him & sayd If I could he would come over to me./

Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 221, f. 34r (bottom right part of page)

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CASE20470: Horary consultation concerning Isabel Barber (PERSON9440) and Bartholomew Barber (PERSON9434)

Question asked by Isabel Barber (PERSON9440) and Bartholomew Barber (PERSON9434) on 26 February 1602 at 11:25

RN Isbell Barber of Kempson 55 febr. 26 hor. 11. 3|2|0 ant m 1602. /a great cough short wynded\

Bartholomew Barber of Kempson her husband a butcher 52 y feb 26 hor 11. 20 ant m 1602.

Bartholomew & Isbell Barber the former for a wynd cholic 52 y feb. 26 hor. 11. 25. ant m 1602

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 404, f. 302r-v (f. 302r bottom left, and f. 302v upper left)

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-practitioner-is-astrologer=Yes;f4-patient-age-band=050-059;f5-question-asked=Medical%3A%3ASymptoms%20%28specified%29, accessed 1 April 2020.