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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)

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CASE21973: Horary consultation concerning Henry Fisher (PERSON11750)

Question asked by the patient on 28 February 1605 at 09:00

RN Henry fishr of Eastcot a serving mā to my lord Harrington 40 y febr 28 hor. 9. ant m 1605. crased in braine put out of service by his Mres for the love of a mayd.1

[Astrological Chart]

he sent only to knowe when he should fynd me at home yt he might come over vnto me./

Notes:

1 ‘hed ill & gydye mynd troubled stomacke & hart ill.’ in chart

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 415, f. 224r (upper left 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.

[Astrological Chart]

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

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CASE12460: Horary consultation concerning Joan Freeman (PERSON11961)

Question asked by the patient on 15 May 1599 at 11:12

RN Ione freeman of Newp v 17 y. very sicke. sore at the hart & hath a thing arising in her throat ready to stop her winde & was almost dead last night & cryeth & taketh & sayth shee shall dye may the 15. die h. 11. 12. m. ant m. 1599. & of her thighes. every where a pricking of her {hart}

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 163v (upper right part of page)

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CASE13496: Horary consultation concerning Agnes [Anne] Malins (PERSON13900)

Question asked by the patient on 28 April 1598 at 09:00

RN An Malins 17 yeares old quærit causa morbi et remediu. 1598 Apr. 28. die h. 9a. ant merd {sic} nata fuit 1581. novemb. 11. die h {sic} at break of day every moone a breaking out in ye face. a peane in her head & hart every where /

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 182, f. 173r (upper part of page)

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CASE26065: Horary consultation concerning Agnes [Anne] Sandy [Stocker] [Berry] [Napier] [Stock] (PERSON15611)

Question asked by the patient on 19 April 1602 at 07:00

RN My Cosen Agnys Sandy for her infirmityes 22 y Apr 19 hor. 7. ant m 1602.

quærit causā of her sudden flushes shortwyndines fayntnes of stomacke & backe. throate ill yt she cānot eate in the bottome of her belly wonderfully

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 181, f. 37r (upper part of page)

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CASE66410: Horary consultation concerning John Evans (PERSON48624) and Anonymous (PERSON40698)

Question asked by John Evans (PERSON48624) on 19 June 1628 at 18:00

RN {I}ohn Evans of the Mynrys in London Iue {sic} 19 h. 6 p m. 1628

writeth for a gent mā

first vnfoldeth his owne greefe how he is wrōged & cosened of all yt he hath & therby he his wife & childrē broght to great want & misery craveth my Counsell & instruction

Also writeth in the behalfe of a gentlemā yt having taken an extreme cold & prsently an exceeding greefe for the Death of his wife & {th}erby cast Downe into sicknes & mutch melancholy of a sanguyne cōplexion his sicknes & melancholy is mutch abated & now his voice is almost Lost yt he s cānot {sic} \on cānot/ spea heare on \him/ that speaketh {sic} \to speake/ a yard of

cōplayneth of something about the pit of his throate his voice is only low & weake but not troubled wth any fault in noncing but cleere inough every where no physick but cōplayneth of the coldnes of his stomack & head & sone {sic} stoppage about the begying of his nose cold flegme & cold head & defect in hearing hath 2 great manyscripts of physick yt he is Desyrous I should vse craveth vnder god my consayle for the frind his gentleman

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 405, f. 80r (upper left part of page)

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CASE11653: Horary consultation concerning Mrs Catherine Blundell [Budoxhed] [Butshed] [Mrs Blundell [the elder]] (PERSON9819)

Question asked by the patient on 28 August 1598 at 17:28

RN Mres Blundell enquireth what is good for her Disease shee is pulled as it were in peeces hart belly sides & swollen in her stomach yt & worse after she hath eaten or Drunken weake & feble in her body & knees. Aug. 28. die h. 5. 28 mi p. m shee shaketh & trembleth body {neck} & {yoin}t

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 21r (upper right part of page)

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CASE11789: Horary consultation concerning Ralph French (PERSON11964) and Anne French (PERSON11967)

Question asked by Ralph French (PERSON11964) on 9 November 1598 at 11:30

RN Radolp: french. 46. s minister of Stock hamon. 9 of november. die . h. 11. 45. 30. for his reume & his wife. arising frō his belly to his chest leeke led hard & hoven in his belly full of winde |1598|

an his wife an ach & gydines in her hed.

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 50r (upper left part of page)

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CASE11805: Horary consultation concerning Goody Joan Persival (PERSON14880)

Question asked by the patient on 16 November 1598 at 13:00

RN Ihone Persivall of Lo{illeg} 35 yeres about 20 weekes amisse. short winded. hot in her stomack shee hath broken out in her face wth a flushing heate. payne in her hed her neighbours tell her yt shee may be breeding of child.. 16 of novemb. die . h. 1.. 1598. broke out in her nose &|f|ace & chin wth pimpels.

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 53r (upper right part of page)

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CASE12322: Horary consultation concerning Mrs Faith Gibbs (PERSON12125)

Question asked by the patient on 26 April 1599 at 09:30

RN fayth Gibbes of Wicken 46. amisse in her sinewes cannot gripe any thing wth her hands so feeble & weake sometimes in hir feete & knees all swollen & keepe there naturall colour. of a good cōplex. & light harte. sent to me this 26 of Ap. h. 9. 30. ant m. 1599. a great paine in her armes. could not cut her meate.

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 140v (upper left part of page)

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CASE13037: Horary consultation concerning Catherine Oakley (PERSON14550) and Thomas Burgess (PERSON10196) and Mary Burgess (PERSON10203)

Question asked by Catherine Oakley (PERSON14550), Thomas Burgess (PERSON10196) and Mary Burgess (PERSON10203) on 2 February 1600 at 12:00

RN Katheron Ocklie of Turvie 60 y. payned in her legs & bodye wch are mightely swollen & a payne in her cheste wth a cold. Doth spit blood also feb. 2 die . h. 12. Thomas Burges \of Astwood/ 50 yeres for a great cough & payne in the chest very short winded. 16001

[Astrological Chart]

the womans watr is very red & thick Mary Burges troubled about the hart wth a coughinge her watr hath black melancholy humour. her husb & ss troubled wth a cough.

Notes:

1 ‘a coughe’ in chart

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 263v (bottom left part of page)

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CASE66437: Horary consultation concerning Mary Clark (PERSON46290)

Question asked by the patient on 24 June 1628 at 18:00

RN Mary Clarke of newp vtū {sic} the kings evill hath litle kernels vnder her chin & hath a reddish rūing issue vnder the chin 2 months felt payne in her hed eyes & every where |a yere| about & feble in her legs yet hath thē well Iune 24 h 6 p m 1628.

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 405, f. 83v (bottom 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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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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CASE11660: Horary consultation concerning William Pipkin (PERSON14968)

Question asked by Anonymous (PERSON17603) on 30 August 1598 at 17:07

RN Will: Pipkin 6 yeres old at Miklemas payned in the back & neck & head & belly & legs quærit causā eius remediū refuseth his meate Aug 30. die h. p m. 5. 7. m.

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 23r (upper right part of page)

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CASE11741: Horary consultation concerning Smith (PERSON15932)

Question asked by Anthony Smith (PERSON15872) on 10 October 1598 at 11:20

RN Anthony Smith for his sons Daughter 4 yeres old very exceeding sleepy can eat nothing keepeth her bed looketh pale. cōplayneth of her hed & her mouth sore & cannot swallowe. Octob. 10|1| die  {sic}. 11. 25|0|. 1598.

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 228, f. 41v (upper left 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.

[Astrological Chart]

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

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CASE11881: Horary consultation concerning Old John Risely (PERSON15344)

Question asked by the patient on 18 December 1598 at 08:40

RN Iohn Risely of Rawnstyn 63|7|{sic} 67. hath bene sick on weddensday last 6 weekes sound in body but bursten this 16 weekes. he was wont to be troubled wth a wind Cholick. nowe last of l {sic} all wth an issue on his navell eaten in an Inche deepe but nowe growen vp againe saving that it hath a litle hole in it wc when they went to stoppe it put him in danger of death. sent his sonne to me he kepeth his bed nowe & then payned in his back & pricking & shooting in his navell {virs} an end. bleedeth every foote & wetteth a handkerchir. Decemb. 18. die . h. 8. 40: mi. 1598. goeth ill to ground

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 68r (upper right part of page)

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CASE12098: Horary consultation concerning Mrs Susan Commendale (PERSON10798)

Question asked by the patient on 19 March 1599 at 10:15

RN Susan Commendall 27. not well this 7 or 8 yeres: benūmed in her lims legs. armes. backe. a hevines in her hed. March 19. die . h. 10. 15. 1599.

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 105v (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-practitioner-is-patient=No;f4-treatment=No;f5-question-asked=Medical, accessed 9 April 2020.