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CASE56903: Interrogation (Medical episode) concerning John Villiers [Lord Purbeck] (PERSON60854)

Question asked by Mr Richard Napier [Sandy] [Richard Napier [Senior]] (PERSON5218) between 16 August 1623 at 06:45 and 18 August 1623 at 15:00

RN My Lord would have me to pray & read the prayers of the cōon booke & ended well, then he would take that booke & say the visit of the sick & suddenly was taken wth an extreme furious passionat fit h. 7 ant m 1623.

my lord Purbeck 21 y. h 12 \6. 45/ in m {sic} 1623

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after prayer asso{one} as he him self{e} would have rea{de} the visitation of {the} sick fell into {a} desp fur. fit1


1 ‘a passionate fit.’ in chart

Transcribed entry from MS Ashmole 218, f. 193v, f. 194v (f. 193v bottom left, and f. 194v upper right)

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,;f2-practitioner-is-querent=Yes;f3-language=English;f4-patient=John%20Villiers%20%5BLord%20Purbeck%5D%20%28PERSON60854%29;f5-document-type=Case;f6-time-of-day=AM;f7-patient-age-band=020-029, accessed 5 July 2020.