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CASE58084: Horary consultation concerning Mrs Dorothy Duncombe (PERSON29984)

Question asked by the patient on 7 April 1624 at 11:40

RN Mres Dorothy Duncōbe. 24 y Ap 7 h. 11 40 ant m 1624 head exceedingly payned & back cōtinuall hath them well & bleedeth this spring at nose

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 413, f. 134v (bottom left, and bottom right parts of page)

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CASE14754: Horary consultation concerning Mr Matthew Claver (PERSON10637)

Question asked by the patient on 6 April 1603 at 10:06

GJ Mr Mathew Claver of Foskett. sent his water wth a letter April. 6. ho. 10. 6 a m. 1603 Wherin he Complayneth of a trembling hastynes and fulnes of his head & sences his body full of wynde, a great noyse in his left eare many tymes troubled wth a stitche in the small of his backe. The mouth of his stomacke doth most annoy his head for wch he hath taken Conserve of Anthos

Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 207, f. 42r (bottom 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.

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Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 164r (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.

[Astrological Chart]

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

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CASE12461: Horary consultation concerning Robert Watts (PERSON16873)

Question asked by the patient on 15 May 1599 at 12:00

RN Robart Wats of lechāsteede 65. yeres for a payne in his hed. & an itch & heate in his chest beneath a very hie Coloured fayced mā. ma{y} the 15 die h. 12 mouth rūneth wth water.

Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 228, f. 164r (upper left part of page)

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CASE71299: Horary consultation concerning Agnes Biggs (PERSON44140)

Question asked by the patient on 28 January 1631 at 07:30

RN Agnys Bigh {sic} \Bigge/ /Bigge\ of Bleadloe 32 y Ian 28 h. 7 30 ant m 1631 |Aguish water red but thin| /mayed {sic}\

stitch vnder her syde head gydy & shaketh cānot hold still her head \on child 3 y/ very drye in her stomack & mouth.

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 232, p. 84 (bottom left, and bottom right parts of page)

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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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CASE12041: Horary consultation concerning Alice Richardson (PERSON15307)

Question asked by the patient on 9 March 1599 at 09:48

RN Alce Richardson of 15 yeres for a swelling vnder her throte & the side of her cheeke Martij 9 her nose very sore & her hed & stomack hot. Martij 9. die h. 9. 48 1599. in her owne son a prty bloody coloured wench

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 96v (upper left part of page)

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CASE26414: Horary consultation concerning Mr Lawrence Meridale (PERSON33194)

Question asked by Mr Meridale (PERSON62715) on 6 March 1615 at 13:00

RW Mr Meridale of Great Brickhill for his Father \y: 70./ March: 6. h: 1. post merid: 1615. stuffed in his stomacke. pained in his head & backe, hath a cough & cold.

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 204, f. 41v (upper centre part of page)

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CASE11777: Horary consultation concerning William Thomson (PERSON16396)

Question asked by Hugh Thomson (PERSON16391) on 6 November 1598 at 10:30

RN William Tomson of 12 yeres on a friday a moneth afore Miklemas quærit valde ægrotat ventre. 6 of novemb. it tooke him on 2 of novemb. die in the morning. he it cometh & taketh him by fits & & {sic} ariseth vp in his stomack he could not take his meate. but would vomit vp but yt is stayd & troubleth his hed but most his belly burneth wonderfully cannot eate. Novemb. 6. die h. 1{2}|0|. ant m. 1598. cū filij consensu. h. 10. 30.1

[Astrological Chart]

[Astrological Chart]

Notes:

1 ‘Will Tomson’ in chart

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 47v (upper left, and bottom right parts of page)

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CASE12787: Horary consultation concerning John Whitton (PERSON17118)

Question asked by the patient on 6 October 1599 at 14:00

RN Iohn Witton of layton 34. y. for a payne & a heaving in his stomacke ascending to his head a winde cholicke. hath a great water {illeg}|on| his stomack & in his mouth & teeth hot scalding in his mout the rough of his mouthe ready to scald him. of Layton. 159 Octob 6. die h. 2. p m. 1599. /this 2 yeres.\

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 215r (upper right part of page)

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CASE11844: Horary consultation concerning Edward Fellows (PERSON11688)

Question asked by the patient on 4 December 1598 at 13:10

RN Edward fellow 24 yeres old of boy|w|ebrickle sick this moneth. walketh vp & Downe cōplayneth of his stomack hed & back. Decemb. 4. die . h. 1. 10.

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Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 61r (upper right part of page)

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CASE12107: Horary consultation concerning Sybil Assaby (PERSON9291)

Question asked by the patient on 20 March 1599 at 14:00

RN Sybill Assaby of Olny 34 yeres old. troubled wth a thing yt riseth in her throote greater at the full of the moone thē ells. leek a crembe of led troubleth her hed. & rūneth. March 20 die h. 2. 1599. troubled in her chest.

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 106v (upper right part of page)

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CASE53750: Horary consultation concerning Mr Henry Duncombe [Mr Duncombe [the younger]] (PERSON48153)

Question asked by the patient on 23 March 1622 at 12:50

RN Mr \Henry/ Duncōbe of Ivingoe for head stomacke & deafe of his eares s {sic} by fits mach {sic} 23 h {sic} hor. 12. 50 p m 1622.

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 223, f. 30v (upper right 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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CASE19288: Horary consultation concerning Mr George Piggot (PERSON14922)

Question asked by the patient on 27 April 1601 at 09:53

RN Mr Geoge {sic} Pigget of Bechapton for his head eyes & nose & as he sayth not harte sicke. Apr. 27 die hor. h {sic} 9. 53 ant m 160i1

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Notes:

1 ‘head eyes stomacke Consumption’ in chart

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 404, f. 95v (upper left part of page)

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CASE73518: Horary consultation concerning Dorothy Harrison (PERSON51003)

Question asked by the patient on 19 December 1631 at 13:50

U[1624–34] Dorothy Harrison of Cranfeild 24. y. Decemb. 19. . h. 1. 50. p m. 1631.

much troubled wth her back. cannot sleepe well, is taken wth a great paine in her right side, wch wth coughinge strikes vp to her eyes. hath beene thus troubled neare 4. y. but more nowe this winter then before. her yongest Childe 4. y. olde. desireth to know whether she bee wth Childe or not

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 212, p. 350 (bottom right part of page)

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CASE12038: Horary consultation concerning Joan Bishop (PERSON9772)

Question asked by the patient on 8 March 1599 at 13:55

RN Ihone Bishop. of 3|5|0 yeres Pery. a widowe noe child. Martij 8 die . h. 1. 55 p m. 1599. in her chest & right side short winded. about her hart & throot

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 96r (upper left part of page)

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CASE11846: Horary consultation concerning Elizabeth Smith (PERSON15945)

Question asked by the patient on 4 December 1598 at 14:00

RN Elisabeth Smith 30 yeres old 9 yeres maried. never had Child it cometh by fits twice a weeke of a good colour red faced & fill {sic} of blood lieth in her hed & so ariseth from her hart & stomack vnto her hed. her face & syde swelleth. her vrine is red & full of rags. came in her owne son & then was very well of Decemb. 4 die h. 2. 1598. dwelleth at Emerten right side of her hed.1

[Astrological Chart]

Notes:

1 ‘hed & hart’ in chart

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 61v (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-question-asked=Medical%3A%3AParts%20of%20the%20body%3A%3ATorso;f4-number-of-practitioners=Single%20practitioner;f5-question-asked=Medical%3A%3ASymptoms%20%28specified%29;f6-question-asked=Medical%3A%3AParts%20of%20the%20body%3A%3AHead%20and%20neck, accessed 13 July 2020.