Case 11889

Ursula Thorpe of Stony Stratford, 32 years old, Keeper of the Bull. [Question asked by husband] Hipwell, uncle to Thorpe. Thursday 21 December 1598, 9.15 am. Sick ever since Michaelmas. Goes abroad. Sent [message] by [with] Mr Oliver Barker for his wife. Sister is her mother in friendship & kindred. Doubts whether she is bewitched & has a canker in her tongue & tent. She has an ill stomach and spits putrefied blood.
[In chart] Morbus gallicus per maritum [by way of her husband].
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Case 18758

John Wilkingson of Olny, 28 years. Monday 5 January, 1601, 10.50am. A bachelor. Luem habet veneream [has venereal disease]. Concubuit cum uxore Woodmany of Olny unde usta uxor ussit maritum cocubuit [he lay with Woodmancy of Only’s wife, whence, burned, the wife burned her husband].
Vitiavit alterius coniugem [he violated another’s wife]. Had one of his stones cut off in a fight & fray. A filthy person. It is of Sun in Capricorn Moon separating from Mercury in Aquarius. Morbum gallicum habet [has the French disease]. Had a thrust with a rapier in his privy parts & cut the conduit of his bladder & voids blood like the bloody flux beneath. All his hair of his head is gone with the French disease. Pained in the head.
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Case 28690

William Stoe of the parish of Parsnam, 43 years. Thursday 18 April 1605, 9.25 am. Head feet & toes. Short-winded.
[In chart] Fears morbus gallicus.
Looks as if he had the jaundice. Faint at his stomach. Much grief from time to time. Had a wife long sick who died after much physic. Lost much cattle which died. Had the plague in his house. 2 child died. Himself had it with heavings under his throat with red spots in his hands & legs. Never well since.
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Case 23538

Mr Ketteridge of Newport. Monday 6 June 1614, 6.30 pm. For one troubled with the gonorrhea whose stones are exceeding hard for 3 weeks in great pain. This gonorrhea is stopped & since his both stones are grown very hard. 25 years at Clyfton Raynes.
[In chart] Morbus gallicus he did him[self] no good.
[Treatment information, includes a plate of lead.]
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Case 16542

Thomas Saxby of Hartwell, 20 years. Thusday 31 January, 1605. A pain in his back and bones.
Asks whether he suffers from morbus gallicus. His father brought his water together with his own and his wifes. He fears that he took the disease by one that breathed in his face about Michaelmas.
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Case 35646

Steaphen Beason of Lillingstone Dorrle, 30 years. Tuesday 9 May 1609, 8.30 am. Troubled with red pushes. [Continued in next column] Stephen Beason of Lillingstone Dorrle in presence 31 years Tuesday 8.30 am 1609. An habet morbus gallicus [whether he has the French disease].
[Treatment information.]
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Case 36293

Arthur Smith of Little Houghton, 37 years. Friday 28 July 1609, 7.00 am. A great pain in the left side of his head takes him ever after sleep. Has had it 10 weeks. Took pills which wrought not. Let blood in the liver vein of the right arm and advised to make an issue in his neck. Asks whether infected with morbus gallicus.
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Case 29111

Anne Parks of Little Brickhill, 36 years. Saturday 25 May, 1605, 12.15 pm. She fears it is the morbus gallicus [French disease]. Let blood in hepatic [vein]. A diet drink. A great heat in her mouth throat & stomach. Her nose for many times has a flushing come into it. Her hands dry.
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