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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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CASE11781: Horary consultation concerning Margaret Archer (PERSON9204)

Question asked by the patient on 7 November 1598 at 09:06

RN Margaret Archer of Calverton’ 34 yeres quærit remediū 7 of novemb die  {sic}. 9. 6. mi. 1598 shee hath her bene maried this 20 yere nevr had child shee hath them every three weekes but after thick of hearing stopt in the chest meate hath not his passage Downe a cold body & stomacke.

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 48r (upper right part of page)

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CASE54439: Horary consultation concerning Mrs Jane Shephard (PERSON58601)

Question asked by the patient on 15 June 1622 at 14:30

RN Goody Shephead of Olnye 30 y Iune. 15. h {sic} hor. 2. 30 p m 1622

left syde like a stitch as if her {sic} bod it did h{an}t her bodye.

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 223, f. 154v (upper left part of page)

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CASE68167: Horary consultation concerning Dr Astley (PERSON42997)

Question asked by the patient on 13 April 1629 at 13:20

U[1624–34] Dr Astly warden of Alsoules Colledge in Oxford 63. y. Apr. 13. 1. 20. . p. m. 1629

[Astrological Chart]

1 Had a colde & an extreame Cough a weeke afore shouetyde {sic} wch did much shake & macerate his Body & was freed both of colde & Cough wthin 3 weekes after. findes a defect in his digestion, in the liuer as hee feareth, wch heretofore hath much anoyed him.

2. is \hath beene/ very costiue (saueinge for 3 dayes last past) wth some forcemt thereto, yet his Body is temporate for heate & colde.

3 hee is not much thirsty saue at meales;

4 hee sleepes indifferent well, 5 or 6 houres in the night at beast.

5 his stomack seemeth to bee quieted when hee suppeth posset drinke

6 This is his Clymatericall yeare, beeinge 63 yeares at Alhollowetide last.

7 hee desires to knowe howe his Liuer may bee releeved & howe his Body may be loosened.

8 His was water ordinarily keepes in a reasonable lowe Coulour.

9 Hee feares yt his Body (beeinge old & weake) will not much abide Phisike./

10 his dyet coonly is veale & broth. & sometimes mutton, his drinke is small Be{e}re

vide April. 13.

Dr Astley warden of Alsolue {sic} Coll. in Oxon 63. y. Apr. 13. h. 2|1|. 20. p. m. 1629.

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 407, f. 135v, f. 151r (f. 135v upper left, f. 135v bottom right, f. 151r upper left, and f. 151r bottom)

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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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CASE11797: Horary consultation concerning Margaret Thorne (PERSON16417)

Question asked by the patient on 13 November 1598 at 12:06

RN Margaret Tarelton \Thorne/ the wife of Will Tarelton a tealer \of Newport./ 40 yeres old 16 yeres maried sick & hath had her disease growing vppon her this 12 monets {sic} & better quærit novemb. it taketh her every foote. Novemb. 13 die . h. 12. 6. mi 1598. shee was so weak shee could not come but sent her servant mead it ariseth from her hart vpward to her throot ready to stop her winde

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 51v (bottom right, and bottom left parts of page)

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CASE11783: Horary consultation concerning Thomas Dixon (PERSON11322)

Question asked by the patient on 8 November 1598 at 07:49

RN Thomas Dixson of 74 yeres old sickened a monday was sennet sick at the hart refuseth his meate sickly this two or 3 yeres quærit of Crowly husband Crowly Octob. 8. die h. 7. 45|9|. mi. ant m. 1598

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 48v (upper right part of page)

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CASE14079: Horary consultation concerning Mrs Anne Barber (PERSON9438)

Question asked by the patient on 28 September 1603 at 09:15

RN Mres An Barber of Kensworthe 46|5| y. sept 28. hor 9. 16|5|. ant m 1603.

was borne {illeg} {sic} on a {tuds} \shrovesōdaye/ after noone. an hour betwixt 4 & 5. /hath often bene let blood sicknes gone this 4 yeres.\ |extreeme hot. casteth vp sometymes leek whit of egge. sometymes blacke stuffe.|

[Astrological Chart]

Mres An Barber sept 28 hor. 9. 15 ant m. 1603. strangly handled wth her stomack burning & gnawing & then an intolerable paine of her hed for 20 houres not well for 40 houre & then it cōmeth once in a weeke in the wynter. & aftr hath a swelling & a gnawing in the calf of her legs.

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 197, ff. 89v-90r (f. 89v upper right, and f. 90r upper left)

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CASE72242: Horary consultation concerning Mr Thomas Emmelye [Emrye] [Young Mr Emmelye] (PERSON48558)

Question asked by the patient on 1 June 1631 at 10:00

RN Mr Th. Emrye \Helmedon/ Iune 1. h. 10 ant m. 163i /a litle cough renū imbecillitas\

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 232, p. 389 (upper left part of page)

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CASE73389: Horary consultation concerning an Anonymous (PERSON41462)

Question asked by the patient on 23 November 1631 at 10:30

TG A Man from {illeg}|w|hadon troubled with tussi, et ventriculi {illeg} d. 23 9bris h. 10. 30 Mat. 1631

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 212, p. 302 (upper left part of page)

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CASE38879: Horary consultation concerning Joan Barthrum (PERSON27820)

Question asked by the patient on 12 November 1611 at 11:20

RN Ione Bartrū of newporte. 60 y novēb 12 h: 11. 20 ant m 1611. |a great swelled bodye|

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 200, f. 190v (upper right part of page)

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CASE42878: Horary consultation concerning Mr Robert Adams (PERSON27260)

Question asked by the patient on 26 February 1616 at 09:15

RN Mr Robart Adams of Swāburne. 60 y. feb. 2{illeg}|6|. . h. 9. 15 ant m 16i6 |swelled in his body.|

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 408, f. 4r (upper left part of page)

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CASE53997: Horary consultation concerning Old Mrs Bird (PERSON28087)

Question asked by the patient on 26 April 1622 at 15:20

RN a note sent to mres By\r/d of havrshā. 60 y Ap. 26 h. 3. 20 p m. 1622: /swelled in her body\

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 223, f. 72v (upper left part of page)

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CASE77538: Horary consultation concerning William Longstaffe (PERSON53862)

Question asked by the patient on 10 June 1633 at 14:45

TG William Longstaff of Soleberrie 28 y jun. 10 h. 2. 45. p M. 1633

was taken with a lameness in his back two yeares agoe, & halfe a yeare since it brake vp in his leaft side

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 211, p. 215 (middle right 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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CASE50596: Interrogation (Treatment) concerning Mr Richard Napier [Sandy] [Richard Napier [Senior]] (PERSON5218)

Question asked by the patient on 4 December 1600 at 08:00

RN Rich. Sandy calculo et ardore renū accepit Decēb. 4 die hor. 8 ant m. 1600

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 202, f. 206r (bottom right part of page)

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CASE11785: Horary consultation concerning Old John Risely (PERSON15344)

Question asked by the patient on 8 November 1598 at 12:15

RN Iohn Risely of Rawnson mill. l 72 yeres old sick in L {sic} his body this 2 or 3 yeres about his \6 weekes./ he cōplayneth \of his navell/ it is sore & rūneth a|i|t reeseth at his navell leek an oake water. it looketh red & is rawe. he hath the cholick wth all & yt for this 7 yeres: maketh water very often. he thinketh his teeth to {stink} in his hed. & his feete to Double vnder him die . h. 12. 15. 1598 he sent me a dish of oates he is a fuller. novemb. 8. 1598.

[Astrological Chart]

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

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CASE19017: Horary consultation concerning Dr Robert Vilvayne (PERSON16704)

Question asked by the patient on 11 March 1601 between 13:20 and 14:30

RN Mr Vilvayne of Exeter colledg mr of Art. for his liver & head. heate & choler.

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 404, f. 51v (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-recipe=Yes, accessed 11 July 2020.