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CASE10413: Horary consultation concerning Catherine Ellis (PERSON11542)

Question asked by the patient on 23 April 1600 at 14:20

RN Katheren Ellys of hanslop. 38 of {sic} Ap. 23 die h. 2. 20 p m. 1600.

a swelling in her leg

asketh wheather shee be not wth Child had not her sicknes since shrovemundaye.

Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 202, f. 49v (bottom left part of page)

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CASE14824: Horary consultation concerning Goody Alice Woodward (PERSON17369)

Question asked by the patient on 15 April 1603 at 11:40

GJ Alice woodward of Stoke Haon. 33 y. maried Apr. 15 ho 11. 40 a m. 1603

Hath not had her courses this x week quærit vtrū sit gravida. a payne at her hart, swelled in her body & Ioynt.

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 207, f. 52v (bottom left part of page)

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CASE14035: Horary consultation concerning Elizabeth Warren (PERSON16823)

Question asked by John Warren (PERSON16827) on 17 September 1603 at 14:25

RN Iohn Warren sent to me for his neg & his wife disease big in her belly paynd in her backe & hath her floures orderly all day & night septemb 17 hor. 2. 25. p m 1603.

watr full of motes

quærit an sit gravida.

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 197, f. 83r (upper left part of page)

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CASE35559: Horary consultation concerning Elizabeth Reynolds (PERSON25062)

Question asked by the patient on 2 May 1609 at 16:00

RN Elis: Raynolds of Moulsoe \40 y/ May 2 May 2  {sic} h. 4 30 p m 1609 boath legs lately swelled.

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 203, f. 21r (bottom left, and bottom right parts of page)

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CASE42629: Horary consultation concerning Elizabeth Leech (PERSON32664)

Question asked by the patient on 8 November 1615 at 09:00

RN Elis leach of Caucot otherwise Caldecote 43. y. novēb. 8 h. 9. ant m 16i5 /43 y\ quærit an sit gravida necne. hath bene bigger & bigger. ever sinc mydsomer & is growen bigger & bigger as a womā great wth child. & yet hath her termes every month hath a fewe. her brests leake. |very desyrous to know weathr she have not a tȳpany bred on her|

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 196, f. 143v (upper left, and bottom right parts of page)

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CASE46113: Horary consultation concerning Goody Em Andrews (PERSON27398)

Question asked by the patient on 4 March 1618 at 09:00

RN Em Androw of Moulsoe 54. y f march 4 h. 9 ant m 1618 /hands & feete doe swell & is ill in her backe her husb thinketh her to be wth child\

[Astrological Chart]

Em Androw of Moulsoe 54 y march 4 h 9 ant m 1618.

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 201, f. 4r (upper right, and bottom left parts of page)

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CASE46300: Horary consultation concerning Joan Gale (PERSON30746)

Question asked by the patient on 30 March 1618 at 14:00

RN Ione Gale of Bedford 35 y. march. 30 . h. 2. p m 1618 quærit vtrū sit gravida termes stopt 7 weekes. is swelled in her chest.

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 201, f. 41v (upper left part of page)

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CASE52507: Horary consultation concerning Mrs Savage (PERSON58305)

Question asked by the patient on 23 May 1621 at 07:00

RN Mres Savage sent hir water for my iudg to know wheathr she be wth child for she is mightely heaven in her body May 23. h. 7 ant m 1621

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 233, f. 146v (upper right part of page)

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CASE52808: Horary consultation concerning Agnes Roughead (PERSON57943)

Question asked by the patient on 9 July 1621 at 11:30

RN Agnys Rufhead of Whaddon 41 y Iuly 9. h. h. {sic} 11. 30 ant m 162i vtrū sit gravida right hand swelleth & is very paynfull & full of ach.

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 231, f. 40r (bottom left part of page)

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CASE79968: Horary consultation concerning Spicer (PERSON62784)

Question asked by Dr Richard Spicer (PERSON35639) on 19 June 1624 at 13:40

RN D Spicer for his wife mayrd {sic} halfe a yere greate bellyed nescit an sit gravida ma|Iun|e 19 h {sic}. hor. 1. 40 p m 1624 /nescit an sit gravida\

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 240, f. 57r (upper left part of page)

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CASE63630: Horary consultation concerning Alice Richardson (PERSON57586)

Question asked by the patient on 14 April 1627 at 09:30

RN Alce Richardson of stoakegolding 50 y Ap. 14 h {sic} hor. 9. 30 ant m 1627 swelled about her chest & legs a fortnight thought that she had bene wth child 40 weekes vtrū sit gravida

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 227, f. 61r (upper left part of page)

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CASE64796: Horary consultation concerning Elizabeth Thorpe [Parrot] (PERSON60124)

Question asked by the patient on 18 October 1627 at 12:00

RN Elis Thorpe but Elis Parrot 21 y of frenckford octob. 18 h. 12 1627

had a great belly 6. y. togeathr & now sent to know vtrū sit gravida /yell {sic}\

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 227, f. 245r (upper right part of page)

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CASE65673: Horary consultation concerning Goody Gunter (PERSON50513)

Question asked by the patient on 31 March 1628 at 07:00

RN Goody Gunther of Wootton 50 y March. 31. h. 11 7 ant m. 1628 |feareth her selfe to be wth child almost 2 yers| swelled about a month very mutch.

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 410, f. 151r (upper left part of page)

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CASE68110: Horary consultation concerning Mrs Margaret Sanderson (PERSON58256)

Question asked by the patient on 7 April 1629 at 16:45

RN Mres Margaret Sanderson 22 y Apr. 7 h. 4 45 p m 1629

vtrū sit gravida thought that she had bene quick a month agoe according to her the alteration of her body wch she hath found these 5 months body very big & is Doubtfull wheathr she be wth child hath bene & is very healthfull would take physick if not wth child

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 407, f. 126r (upper right part of page)

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CASE73726: Horary consultation concerning Dorothy Rawlins (PERSON57355)

Question asked by the patient on 2 February 1632 at 12:30

RN Dorothy Rawlins of Hanslop 27 y febr 2 h. 12. 30 p m. 1632. Is growen very fat & grosse these being stopt sinc mydsomer./

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 212, p. 422 (bottom left part of page)

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CASE74877: Horary consultation concerning Elizabeth Clark (PERSON46261)

Question asked by the patient on 15 June 1632 at 13:50

RN Elis Clarke of St Peters in St Albons 38 y Iune 15 h. 1. 50 p m 1632

swollen about her chest. & left syde /vtrū gravida\

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 416, p. 238 (bottom left part of page)

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CASE75785: Horary consultation concerning Elizabeth Dickins (PERSON47853)

Question asked by the patient on 27 October 1632 at 13:30

RN Elis Dickin of Hanslop 23 mayed {sic} octob 27 h {sic} hor 1. 25 \30/ p m 1632

leg sore mayed {sic} a twelfmonth no child a great swelling about her stomack a fortnight sinc at 3 weekes and hath abundanc belly inf{inete}ly swelled /quaærit an sit gravida\

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 214, p. 100 (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?sort=sort-date;expand=volume-name;f1-document-type=Case%3A%3AEntry;f2-question-asked=Sex%2C%20family%20and%20generation%3A%3APregnancy;f3-question-asked=Medical%3A%3ASymptoms%20%28specified%29%3A%3ABloating%20and%20swelling%3A%3ASwelling, accessed 4 July 2020.