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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]


1 ‘hed & hart’ in chart

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

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CASE60935: Horary consultation concerning Mr George Underwood (PERSON60736)

Question asked by the patient on 8 August 1625 at 12:45

RN Mr Georg vnderwood of Loundon 6. weekes. sinc came thenc 30. y. Aug 8. . h. 12. 45 a|p| m. 1625 /6 weekes frō London. ma\r/yed head & bones./\

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 217, f. 167v (upper right part of page)

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CASE30509: Horary consultation concerning Mrs Martha Smith (PERSON15928) and Mr Smith (PERSON15860)

Question asked by Mrs Martha Smith (PERSON15928) and Mr Smith (PERSON15860) on 21 January 1607 at 15:00 or at 14:40

RN mres Smith wentioned {sic} her hed ach & her husb. Ian. 3 21 h. 3 \2 40./ p m 1607 /shee & her husb. came to make mery wth me & brought the meate.\

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 193, f. 58v (upper right part of page)

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CASE61709: Horary consultation concerning Mrs Sara Grigs (PERSON50434)

Question asked by the patient on 4 March 1626 at 14:15

RN Mres Sara Grigge of Eversoyle. 30. y march 4 h {sic}. hor. 2. 15 p m 1626

[Astrological Chart]

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hath a buch {sic} vnder her right syde /of her neck & another vnder her chin\ came to me to know wheathr it weare the Kings evill.1


1 ‘quick sinc candlemas & looketh about candlemas feareth the kings evill’ in chart

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 224, f. 109v (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,;f4-querent-age-band=030-039%3A%3A30;f5-patient-consent=Patient%20asked%20the%20question;f6-question-asked=Medical%3A%3AParts%20of%20the%20body;f7-how-did-it-take-place=Question%20asked%20in%20person, accessed 11 July 2020.