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  • Robert Devereux [Second Earl of Essex] (PERSON2302)
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CASE13179: Interrogation (Starting journey) concerning Robert Devereux [Second Earl of Essex] (PERSON2302)

Question asked by Mr Richard Napier [Sandy] [Richard Napier [Senior]] (PERSON5218) between 26 July 1597 and 6 September 1597

RN The Earle of Ess set forw. frō plimmoth to ward {sic} toward his voyage bending to Cast Cales & so to his voyag onward. the 23 of Iuly. beinge satterday. 5. h. 30 mi auror & so went forward wth sp. winds that satterday & sunday. on munday following the skye clouded & misted & grew blacker & blacker. on tuesday the 26 of Iuly all the fore noone exceeding wind hurling & tossing thē. to & fro. wc made thē brake there tops & b caused thē to cut there gabels & {left} adast agaynst our {vwne} {sic} reck wthinto {sic} two miles of Plimothe 1 a pinnes called the tobacco pipe & 1 3 hollanders ships & by leaking almost endangered the gener. ship. yt wth mutch a doe was saved & this winde drove thē back againe into almost wthin the harbour of plimouth on the 27 of Iuly fell arose an exceeding winde & a great tempest of reane as if heaven & yearth should goe togeathr the forenoone.

1597. Iuly 23. die . h. 6. 30. mi. fecti sunt iter marittinū capess{en}t.

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 175, ff. 58v-59r (f. 58v upper, f. 59r upper right, and f. 59r middle left)

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CASE80042: Interrogation concerning Robert Devereux [Second Earl of Essex] (PERSON2302)

Question asked by Mr Richard Napier [Sandy] [Richard Napier [Senior]] (PERSON5218) between 26 July 1597 and 6 September 1597

RN h. 9. 30. m. ant {sic} 1597. Iuly. 26. vbi ventis disiectu naves.

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 175, f. 59r (middle right part of page)

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CASE5115: Horary consultation concerning Robert Devereux [Second Earl of Essex] (PERSON2302)

Question asked by Dr Simon Forman (PERSON2824) on 27 March 1599 at 14:25

SF Essex went awai to goe in to Erland the 27 of march at j from towr hill. questo meipsum 15 p 2 howe he shall speed or he Retorne from Ireland in his wars he went wth som hundred horses in his compani

[Astrological Chart]

Transcribed excerpt from MS Ashmole 219, f. 31r (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,;f1-document-type=Case%3A%3AEntry;f3-question-asked=Worldly%20affairs;f4-number-of-practitioners=Single%20practitioner;f5-patient=Robert%20Devereux%20%5BSecond%20Earl%20of%20Essex%5D%20%28PERSON2302%29, accessed 14 July 2020.