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CASE35807: Horary consultation concerning Agnes Lyne (PERSON24289)

Question asked by the patient on 25 May 1609 at 07:38

RN Agnys lyne of lowten 13 y may 25 h. 7. 38 ant m 1609 had an Ague about 8 weekes & yt being gone now is hoven & griped in her bellye./

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 203, f. 51v (bottom part of page)

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CASE50666: Horary consultation concerning Mr Dr James [Justice of the Peace] (PERSON52432)

Question asked by Mrs James (PERSON52439) on 20 April 1620 at 15:20

RN D Iames of Oxford st|ran|gly {sic} \straungly/ taken wth a palsye on the left syde of the face hand & leg taken at church & great red blatches in t|H|is fac & bodye & his ey swelling & f|H|is face a yere before & sinc he contenting certen sup witches & on being acquitted he felt his strange stitch on his s {sic} left syde by fits he supposeth yt the womā susp for a witch but quitted by the Iudges did hurte him the 24 of feb. sep a ap yt night at sup first taken. had his first fit after he talked wth mr Rob. Conye. feb 18. in ye after noone his first fit but his worst fit the 24 of feb when the sup witch was acquitted/

Mres Iames mentioned Mr Doctor Iames |of oxford| Ap. 20 h. 3. 20 p m. 1620 /she related all at this tyme/\

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 414, f. 5r (upper left, and upper right parts of page)

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CASE13035: Horary consultation concerning William Astone (PERSON9270)

Question asked by the patient on 1 February 1600 at 13:30

RN Williā Ashon of Wicken 50 y. for a stitch in his right syde & above his huckle bone & a gryping & a swellinge in his belly leeke a winde cholicke feb first. die  {sic}. 1. 30 p m 1600

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Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 263r (upper right part of page)

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CASE12990: Horary consultation concerning Anna Gascoyne (PERSON12076)

Question asked by the patient on 14 January 1600 at 09:15

RN Anna Gascoyne young Mres Blundels sister 24|6|. y. vnmaried. Ian. 14 die hor. 9. 15. ant m. 1600 in her left syde vnder her ribs wth a swelling & a stitch arising & heavinge vnder her syde.

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 254v (upper left part of page)

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CASE12190: Horary consultation concerning Elizabeth Emerson (PERSON11591)

Question asked by the patient on 2 April 1599 at 12:30

RN Elisabeth Emmerten 2i. sinc midsomer in Nash in Whaddon Parish. most cōplayneth of her hart stomack hed & the greeping of her hart Aprill. 2. die h. 12. 30. mi. |swelled in her brest wth a feare a greefe|

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 119r (bottom right part of page)

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CASE21824: Horary consultation concerning Margaret Matthews (PERSON14087)

Question asked by the patient on 20 December 1604 at 09:39

RN Margaret mathew of Swelsoe a widow woman 50 y Decēb 20 hor 9. 2{illeg}|39|. ant m 1604.

her belly swelled vnto her navell very hard cōmeth vnto her in ye maner of a stitche

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Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 415, f. 200r (upper left part of page)

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CASE12679: Horary consultation concerning Harry Mourby (PERSON14298)

Question asked by the patient on 10 September 1599 at 11:00

RN Harry Mourby of \in/ Cosgrave field in furthee parish. 60 yeres old. hath for this yere to cast vp the meate he always taketh his belly will swell sometimes as big as it can hold. gryped in belly & in backe. sept. 10. die h. 11. ant m. 1599.

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Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 200r (upper right part of page)

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CASE12134: Horary consultation concerning John Burton (PERSON10224)

Question asked by Anonymous (PERSON17668) on 25 March 1599 at 18:08

RN Iohn Burton of Cosgrave for his disease a boy of 9 yeres old kept his bed ever sinc tuesday. voyded wormes payned in chest belly & hart a stitch vndr his right \side/ a very hie coloured youth wth the vexation yt was pale before. all swollen frō the face to the granes. made no water sinc thursday. at 25 of March. die h. 6: 8. p. m 1599

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Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 111r (upper left part of page)

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CASE40734: Horary consultation concerning Mrs Catherine Catesby (PERSON10381)

Question asked by the patient on 5 January 1613 at 09:00

RN Mres Catesby of hardmead for her cough gryping in her belly swelling in her legs at night 70 y Ian. 5 h. 9. ant m 1612 {sic} /costive./\

Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 199, f. 14v (upper left part of page)

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CASE12674: Horary consultation concerning Agnes Grace [Clynes] (PERSON12295)

Question asked by the patient on 9 September 1599 at 18:00

RN Annys Grace of Pot Clayden 34. y. for a heaving in his bodye & a gryping at the harte. sept. 9 die h. 6. p m. 1599.

Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 228, f. 199v (bottom left 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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CASE19866: Horary consultation concerning Thomas Smith (PERSON15919)

Question asked by the patient on 31 August 1601 at 13:15

RN Tho Smith of or Towne 24 August 31: hor. 1. 15 p m. 160i

for a great cough & a gryping in his belly & very short wynded & swelled in his legs.

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 404, f. 193v (upper left part of page)

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CASE37299: Horary consultation concerning Goody Daunce (PERSON22824)

Question asked by the patient on 24 October 1610 at 08:00

RN Octob 24. h. 8 ant m 1610

Goody Daunce of Castle Ashbye 40 y stitch vnder her left syde shoulder stomack swelled.

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Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 329, f. 110r (upper part of page)

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CASE54239: Interrogation concerning Cicely Foster (PERSON11860)

Question asked by Mr Richard Napier [Sandy] [Richard Napier [Senior]] (PERSON5218) on 20 May 1622 at 16:39

RN Cicely foster of hanslop 43 y may 20 . h. 4. 39 ant m 1622 had no child this 20 y was swelled in her legs a quarter of a yere & now quite gone vpward & her belly is mutch swelled & her thigh & mutch gryped about her navell and casteth for this halfe yere yt wch she taketh most cōmonly & keepeth her bed this fortnight desyreth but my prayers./

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 223, f. 115v (bottom left part of page)

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CASE73541: Horary consultation concerning William Driver (PERSON48090)

Question asked by the patient on 26 December 1631 at 17:30

RN Williā Driver of Harington 44. y Decēb. 26 h. 5. 30 p m 1631

a month sick

nutch {sic} swelled in his belly & cods & legs & gryped in his belly.

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 212, p. 359 (upper left 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.|

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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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CASE51856: Horary consultation concerning an Anonymous (PERSON39177)

Question asked by Anonymous (PERSON39176) on 21 December 1620 at 15:00

RN on of Woulverton for his Daughter 17 y Decēb 21. h. 3. p m 1620 a stitch on her syde fallen downe on her legs yt she cānot goe. swelled & sore

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Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 233, f. 21r (upper right part of page)

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CASE12083: Horary consultation concerning William Loveles (PERSON13804)

Question asked by the patient on 15 March 1599 at 09:00

RN Williā Lovely of Newport 60. greeped & tormented at the harte ready to make him selfe away & of his brest: the 15 of Martij die . h. 9 metuit venefic: 1599 hed & face swelleth.

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Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 103r (bottom 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%3ASymptoms%20%28specified%29%3A%3ABloating%20and%20swelling%3A%3ASwelling;f4-question-asked=Medical%3A%3ASymptoms%20%28specified%29%3A%3AGripings%2C%20gnawings%20and%20stitches, accessed 1 April 2020.