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CASE37431: Horary consultation concerning Mrs Elizabeth Johnson (PERSON32164)

Question asked by the patient on 7 October 1611 at 08:15

RN mes Elis Ionnson of Calidon serv. to the lady Barkcley 33 y octob. 7. h. 7|8|. 15. ant m 1611 |she brought a whyte thyn water /shortwyded splene hard & swelled\|

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 334, f. 136r (upper part of page)

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CASE37288: Horary consultation concerning Lady Compton [Villiers] (PERSON22638) and Mrs Savell (PERSON25267)

Question asked by Lady Compton [Villiers] (PERSON22638) and Mrs Savell (PERSON25267) on 26 October 1610 at 09:00

RN the lady Compton & her gentlewomā Mres savell wer leet {sic} blood the lady in her right foote the gentlewoman in her right arme. the ladyes blood good the gentl black thick melancholy for her splene & hed ach cōtinuall. octob. 26 h. 9. ant m 16i0.

Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 329, f. 102r (upper part of page)

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CASE44569: Horary consultation concerning Mr John Longueville (PERSON24254)

Question asked by the patient on 29 March 1617 at 11:15

RN Mr Iohn longevill Mach {sic} 29 h {sic} hor 11 15 ant m 1617 aguish spleene full of wynd.

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 198, f. 104r (bottom right part of page)

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CASE56181: Horary consultation concerning Robert Edwards (PERSON48371)

Question asked by the patient on 30 April 1623 between 15:39 and 15:45

RN Rob Edwards 16 y of Steapington troubled wth the splene & a hoarsnes 4. y. by fits & had the yellowe yaundes 2 y. sinc

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 218, f. 80v (bottom right part of page)

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CASE64308: Horary consultation concerning Lady Mitton (PERSON54830) and Mrs Magdalen Napier [Mitton] [Sandy] (PERSON33485)

Question asked by Lady Mitton (PERSON54830) and Mrs Magdalen Napier [Mitton] [Sandy] (PERSON33485) on 20 July 1627 at 18:30 or at 19:40

RN Receaved a lettr the lady Mytton Iuly 20 h. 6 30 p m 1627 hath casted 3 weekes. would have a playster for the spleene

sent her things agaynst next fryday.

Mres mytton \my Cosen magd myt{ton}/ sent Iuly 20 h: 7 40 p m 1627

hath casteth 3 weekes Craveth my Consell & also a playst for ye spleene

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 227, f. 167r-v (f. 167r middle left, and f. 167v upper right)

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CASE64889: Horary consultation concerning Mrs Andrews (PERSON42742)

Question asked by the patient on 5 November 1627 at 16:00

RN Mres Androw 33. y novēb. 5. {} h. 4. p m. 1627. /a bad splene & wyndy. thigh.\

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 227, ff. 262v-263r (f. 262v upper right, f. 262v bottom left, and f. 263r bottom right)

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CASE45300: Horary consultation concerning Mr John Longueville (PERSON24254)

Question asked by the patient on 8 July 1617 at 15:00

RN Mr Iohn longevill came cōplyning to me Iuly 8 h. 3. 15 ant m {sic} 1617. of his sweating fayntes & wyndynes of the spleene/

Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 220, f. 37v (bottom left part of page)

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CASE16760: Horary consultation concerning Mr John Spencer (PERSON16026) and Alice Faulkner [Vescy] (PERSON11680)

Question asked by Mr John Spencer (PERSON16026) on 30 March 1602 at 09:00

RN Iohn Spencer of W|S|r Robart Spencers servant. Martij 30 hor. 8. 9. ant m. 1602. cōplayneth of his left syde & spleene & swelling of his legge.

quærit {illeg}|r|emediū Aloysia faulkner 23 y. troubled wth the greene sicknes hath taken many vomits but noone would worke wth her craveth a vomit sick in ye stomacke quærit an \an {sic} alce faukner/ virū diligit nec ne.1

[Astrological Chart]

Notes:

1 ‘mutch greef & discontment {sic}’ in chart

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 221, f. 22r (upper right part of page)

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CASE37437: Horary consultation concerning an Anonymous (PERSON37462)

Question asked by the patient on 6 October 1611 at 14:30

RN A wayting gentlewomā of my lady Barcley mutch troubled wth the greene sicknes. & the swelling & hardnes of the spleene {O}|3| {sic} 30 y Octob. 6. h. 2. 30 p m. 1611.

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 334, f. 153r (upper part of page)

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CASE57060: Horary consultation concerning Mr Walker (PERSON60966)

Question asked by the patient on 10 September 1623 at 15:30

RN Mr Walker of Sutton 52 y sept 10 h 3. 30 p m 1623

for the wyndynes of the spleene

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 218, f. 215r (upper right part of page)

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CASE74223: Horary consultation concerning Mr Henry Chester (PERSON28878) and Mrs Judith Chester (PERSON46005)

Question asked by Mr Henry Chester (PERSON28878) and Mrs Judith Chester (PERSON46005) on 5 April 1632 at 08:30

RN Mr Henry Chester for the wyndynes of the spleene Ap 5. h. 8. 30 ant {m} 1632.

wyndynes of the splene

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 416, p. 48 (middle right part of page)

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CASE74288: Horary consultation concerning Mr Henry Chester (PERSON28878) and Mrs Judith Chester (PERSON46005)

Question asked by Mr Henry Chester (PERSON28878) and Mrs Judith Chester (PERSON46005) on 11 April 1632 at 15:00

RN Mr CHenry {sic} Chester {A} {sic} 34 y Ap 11 . h. 3. p m 1632. for his wrydy {sic} splene

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 416, p. 68 (upper left part of page)

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CASE10378: Horary consultation concerning Mrs Mary Knight (PERSON13493)

Question asked by the patient on 19 April 1600 at 15:00

RN Mary Knight of 26 of Olny. Ap i9 die h. 3 p m 1600 for her head the sw payne of ye spleene.

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 202, f. 45r (upper right, and bottom left parts of page)

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CASE38166: Horary consultation concerning Mrs Elizabeth Palmer [Chapman] (PERSON14648)

Question asked by the patient on 3 June 1611 at 14:00

RN Mres Palmer of Amptill great parke: mar \ 35. y/ Iune 3. h 2. p. m 1611. /Mother lane susp. Iohn Haycocke\1

[Astrological Chart]

Notes:

1 ‘craveth wheathr it be the swelling of the spleene’ in chart

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 200, f. 100r (middle right part of page)

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CASE51685: Interrogation (Medical episode) concerning Sir Thomas Middleton [the son] (PERSON33214)

Question asked by Lady Mary Middleton [Sandy] [Napier] (PERSON25254) on 16 October 1620 at 07:00

RN my lady Mydleton her husb. water sine consensu octob. 16: h. 7. ant m 1620.

Sr Thomas taken wth a strang fit & passion of the splene & stone octob. 15. h. 10. \9. 30/ p m. 1620.1

[Astrological Chart]

Notes:

1 ‘stone fit & splene’ in chart

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 414, f. 205r (upper left part of page)

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CASE60427: Horary consultation concerning Mrs Mary Midlemore (PERSON54718)

Question asked by the patient on 7 May 1625 at 11:45

RN Mres Mydlemore

Mres Mydlemore 26. y {sic} \30. y./ \29 y/ may 7. h {sic}. hor 11 45. ant m 1625. |sent her water & came her selfe|

[Astrological Chart]

she came & brought her water cōplaynth of her spleene & belly big hath had none a long tyme sinc her last child a yere, sinc what tyne {sic} she grew ill

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 217, ff. 88v-89r (f. 88v bottom left, and f. 89r upper left)

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CASE11795: Horary consultation concerning Matthew Windmill (PERSON17224)

Question asked by the patient on 12 November 1598 at 07:50

RN Mathewe Windmill 30 yeres of age sick this two yeres in liver & milt & hart well by day working but ill always every night lieth hevy hevy {sic} in his chest yt he cannot sleepe nor tak his rest agaynst weathr and when he eateth flesh & porrage it heaveth vp his chest. vp from his chest to his harte. it lieth in his the pit of his stomack as if his hart & milte were broken as he him selfe thincketh it payneth him intolerable very cold never better thē when he is working cōplyneth most of chest & harte Novemb. 12 die at h. 7. 50. mi. 1598. at the first cōming he had a flushing in his hed wt a gydines but never since

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 51r (upper right part of page)

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CASE70905: Horary consultation concerning Lady Marge Brete (PERSON44753)

Question asked by the patient on 25 May 1630 at 11:50

RN The lady Bret was let blood & tooke her vomyt {wch} {sic} gave her 3 vomyts & 12 stooles & Mr Wallys gave her a sleeping pill & after her awaking is sick & so also after meate

& cā not take any thing but it cometh vp & now is so weake as she is forced to keepe her bed Continually may 25 h 11. 50 p|a|nt m 1630.

Clysters & Cooling almond milkes her vryne thick & red desyreth another playster of {opicacū} for the splene

Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 194, p. 404 (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?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%3ATorso%3A%3ASpleen, accessed 4 July 2020.