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CASE46555: Horary consultation concerning Mary Farrar (PERSON30291)

Question asked by the patient on 5 May 1618 at 11:00

RN Mary farrow of Earles Barton was 14 y last twelfday last the morne after on satterday morning in ye morning before day came to me for her right hand broken out like a great bloody sore & vnder her armes wth bunches thighes & hips wth many issues all looke red & bloody hād swelleth mutch may 5 h. 11. ant m 1618.

was full of bleatch being a child & was noynted & neaver sinc well.

kings evill hath bene wth the king but smal amendmēt

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 201, f. 85v (upper right part of page)

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CASE47629: Horary consultation concerning Sir Roger Pulleston (PERSON34514)

Question asked by the patient on 12 October 1618 at 14:30

RN Sr Rog. Poolyston came to cōfer wth me touching his Palsy & convulsions & vertigo. having a lamenes in his left syde & weaknes in his legs Octob. 12. h. 2. 30. p m. 1618.

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 230, f. 53r (upper right, and bottom left parts of page)

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CASE12135: Horary consultation concerning an Anonymous (PERSON12462)

Question asked by the patient on 25 March 1599 at 17:00

RN Mr Longviles man cane {sic} for his armes full of hard knobs & his leg of aches at 5 of the clock p m Martij 25 die h. 5. p m.

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 111r (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)

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CASE72181: Horary consultation concerning Gorman (PERSON50152)

Question asked by the patient on 25 May 1631 at 09:15

RN my Cosen Gormā of Exeter Colledg. came to me may 25 h. 9. 15 ant m 1631

for a hed|a|d ach & payne in his eye wth a hot rheume./.

Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 232, p. 370 (middle left part of page)

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CASE79199: Horary consultation concerning Martha Harper (PERSON50898)

Question asked by the patient on 29 October 1634 at 16:30

SRN Martha Harper servant to my sister Kate Tyringhā Octob. 29. h. 4. 40. \30./ p. m. 1634.

A fullnes in her stomacke & a payne at h er heart, a great trembling vpon any discontent at her heart At this tyme she brought her water to me./.

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 412, f. 162v (upper left part of page)

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CASE27272: Horary consultation concerning an Anonymous (PERSON21336)

Question asked by the patient on 17 May 1606 at 18:00

RN May 17. h {sic} hor 6 a|p| m 1606.

a mā came to me for a bruise wth a cart & syde & legs swelled to know wheathr good to let him blood.

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 215, f. 126v (upper left part of page)

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CASE13491: Horary consultation concerning Joan Smith (PERSON15961)

Question asked by the patient on 22 April 1598 at 08:00

RN Ihone Smith came to me for a remedy & for my counsell demaunding of me wheathr it were good to let her bloode. for shee is payned in boath of her armes. backe yt shee ca scarce remove her cloathes being a bed. 1598 Apr. 22. die . h. 8. 6. mi. a swimming in the heade

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 182, f. 166r (upper part of page)

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CASE11930: Horary consultation concerning Agnes Geary (PERSON12096)

Question asked by the patient on 3 January 1599 at 10:05

RN Agnes Gery of Ol{ny} 27 last miklemas vnmaried. came her selfe the 3 of Ian. die {} h. 10. 5. 1599. /short winded heavy, bad head hart. hoven in her chest\

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 76v (upper right part of page)

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CASE12996: Horary consultation concerning Agnes King (PERSON13388)

Question asked by the patient on 14 January 1600 at 13:30

RN Agnes Kinge servā to Mres Burchmore of tottle end 22 y payned hart stomack & head. sodenly ready taken at night for an hour lost her speake munday last about 12 a clock at night came in her owne son Ian 14 die h. 1. 30 p m. 1600.

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 255r (upper right part of page)

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CASE54072: Horary consultation concerning Anthony Ballard (PERSON43302)

Question asked by the patient on 2 May 1622 at 14:30

RN Anthony Ballard of Elstoe 21 y May sunday before Christmas about 4 {sic} {2}|4| in the morning came to me May 2 h. 2. 30 p m 1622 satt next a fortnight. had     is lame in boath feete {illeg} his ankle is gone out very mutch. worst in h{er}|is| right leg. wth lamenes & ach in the bottone {sic} of his feete & goeth very straddlingly & pitifully

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 223, f. 85r (upper left part of page)

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CASE13872: Horary consultation concerning an Anonymous (PERSON17894) and Anonymous (PERSON17895)

Question asked by Anonymous (PERSON17894) and Anonymous (PERSON17895) on 24 June 1603 at 06:15

RN Iune St Iohn Baptists day Iune 24. hor. 6. 15. a. tall mā of Whaddon came to me for a kernell in his necke & anothr for a longe deafenes of 6 or 8 {illeg}|y|eares heareth but vnderstandeth not well what he heareth. ant m 1603.

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 197, f. 56r (upper left part of page)

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CASE57689: Horary consultation concerning Richard Windmill (PERSON36936)

Question asked by the patient on 15 February 1624 at 14:20

RN my godson \Rich./ wyndnyll 15 y 3 weekes before Christmas sent to me \came/ feb 15 h. 2. 20 p m. 1624.1

[Astrological Chart]

Notes:

1 ‘for a tetter worne {sic} vnder his chin.’ in chart

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 413, f. 75r (upper left part of page)

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CASE55757: Horary consultation concerning Mr Carrol (PERSON45624)

Question asked by the patient on 14 March 1623 at 15:00 approx.

RN About 3 Mr Caroll came to me vttering his secreat

ever sinc mikle alhalloutyde yt he bought a purchas neaver well but feeleth him selfe very faynt & drye & exceeding thirsty in his stomacke & mouth & on the end of his tongue./ & as he Drinketh maketh water continually after drinking |cānot follow any busynes./|

Costive onc in 2 or 3 days./

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 218, f. 16v (bottom left part of page)

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CASE12109: Horary consultation concerning Catherine Giles (PERSON12141)

Question asked by the patient on 20 March 1599 at 14:30

RN Katherine Giles of Hanslop. a widowe 60 yeres troubled wth a hot winde in her belly troubled wth a greate laske. almost this 12 moneth. cane {sic} to me this 20 of March die h. 2. 30. p m 1599.

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 107r (upper left part of page)

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CASE11872: Horary consultation concerning Mary Knight (PERSON13494)

Question asked by the patient and Knight (PERSON13466) on 12 December 1598 at 12:39

RN Mary Knight of Newport 12 yeres old at Easter Deafe this 8 yeres. for 4 yeres well. hearethe very hardly & at some times heareth better thē other her eares run & then shee heareth best shee came wth her mother this 12 of Decēbr die h. 10 12. 39. 1598. of a very pale Colour. a drye huske & a bad stomack breaketh & {illeg}|out &| looketh ill.

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 66r (upper right part of page)

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CASE11936: Horary consultation concerning William Miller (PERSON14173)

Question asked by the patient on 5 January 1599 at 12:49

RN Williā Miller Smithe of Brodwell mutch payne in his Chest & stomack vomiteth long ropes of fle{me} in 24 houres sinc Christmas. especially when he eateth meate. came to me this 5 of Ian die h. 12. 45|9|. 15{99}

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 228, f. 77v (upper right part of page)

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CASE59796: Horary consultation concerning Old Goody Briars (PERSON28350)

Question asked by the patient on 16 February 1625 at 11:20

RN Goody Bryar of Stonystratford 70 y feb 16 h. 11. 20 ant m. 1625

[Astrological Chart]

brused, about chest wth a fall swounded twice gryped inwardly yet came her selfe to ne {sic}

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 402, f. 166v (upper right part of page)

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CASE28943: Horary consultation concerning Mary Smith (PERSON20827)

Question asked by the patient on 8 May 1605 at 06:25

RN Mary Smith the widow{s} Daught 40 y maij 8 h. 6. 25. ant m 1605 came to know wheathr shee were not to be let blood for her aches in her armes Hucklebone yt she cā scarce goe had not her termes this 3 yeres.

rūneth into the outsyde of her feete.

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 216, f. 86v (upper right part of page)

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CASE12124: Horary consultation concerning Richard Burton (PERSON10226)

Question asked by the patient on 22 March 1599 at 14:00

RN Rich: Burton of Olny 59. payned in his armes {in} his boath his armes but princip the left: he doth mutch {rvome} & is very hot. cane {sic} to ne {sic} this 22 of March. die h. 2. 1599.

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 228, f. 109r (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-patient-consent=Patient%20asked%20the%20question;f5-question-asked=Medical%3A%3ASymptoms%20%28specified%29;f6-question-asked=Medical%3A%3AParts%20of%20the%20body;f7-how-did-it-take-place=Question%20asked%20in%20person%3A%3AQuerent%20visits%20practitioner, accessed 12 July 2020.