A list of the casebooks

The surviving casebooks of Simon Forman, Richard Napier and Sir Richard Napier are all housed at the Bodleian Library in Oxford. For further information on them see our page about the volumes.

Simon Forman’s casebooks

MS Ashmole 234 (Forman, vol. 1), ff. 157 , 16 Mar 1596–20 Jan 1597MS Ashmole 226 (Forman, vol. 2), ff. 341, 20 Jan 1597–20 Feb 1598MS Ashmole 195 (Forman, vol. 3), ff. 280, 20 Feb 1598–8 Feb 1599MS Ashmole 219 (Forman, vol. 4), ff. 260, 6 Feb 1599–1 Jan 1600MS Ashmole 236 (Forman, vol. 5), ff. 303, 2 Jan 1600–4 Jan 1601MS Ashmole 411 (Forman, vol. 6), ff. 208, 26 Dec 1600–29 Nov 1601, 9 May 1603–5 Sep 1603

Richard Napier’s casebooks

MS Ashmole 175 (Napier, vol. 1), ff. 155, 26 Jan–6 Sep 1597MS Ashmole 182 (Napier, vol. 2), ff. 265, 13 Feb 1597–16 Jul 1598MS Ashmole 228 (Napier, vol. 3), ff. 285, 17 Jul 1598–26 Feb 1600MS Ashmole 202 (Napier, vol. 4), ff. 238, 26 Feb–31 Dec 1600MS Ashmole 404 (Napier, vol. 5), ff. 328, 2 Jan 1601–8 Mar 1602MS Ashmole 221 (Napier, vol. 6), ff. 350, 13 Mar 1602–17 Feb 1603MS Ashmole 207 (Napier, vol. 7), ff. 261, 17 Feb 1603–11 Apr 1605MS Ashmole 197 (Napier, vol. 8), ff. 164, 17 Feb 1603–9 Mar 1604MS Ashmole 415 (Napier, vol. 9), ff. 246, 8 Feb 1604–9 Mar 1605MS Ashmole 216 (Napier, vol. 10), ff. 279, 9 Mar–24 Dec 1605MS Ashmole 215 (Napier, vol. 11), ff. 326, 26 Dec 1605–6 Dec 1606, 26 Apr–1 Jun 1607MS Ashmole 193 (Napier, vol. 12), ff. 363, 23 Oct 1606–27 Jan 1608MS Ashmole 229 (Napier, vol. 13), ff. 349, 22 Jan 1608–14 Apr 1609MS Ashmole 338 (Napier, vol. 14), ff. 190, 23 Sep 1608–3 Apr 1609MS Ashmole 335 (Napier, vol. 15), ff. 203, 6 Dec 1608–8 May 1614MS Ashmole 203 (Napier, vol. 16), ff. 290, 14 Apr 1609–16 May 1610MS Ashmole 329 (Napier, vol. 17), ff. 150, 23 Nov 1609–21 Nov 1610MS Ashmole 239 (Napier, vol. 18), ff. 218, 16 Mar 1610–26 Jan 1611MS Ashmole 334 (Napier, vol. 19), ff. 204, 17 Aug 1609–17 May 1611MS Ashmole 200 (Napier, vol. 20), ff. 268, 12 Jan 1611–18 Feb 1612MS Ashmole 409 (Napier, vol. 21), ff. 254, 19 Feb–3 Dec 1612MS Ashmole 199 (Napier, vol. 22), ff. 216, 3 Dec 1612–25 Aug 1613MS Ashmole 237 (Napier, vol. 23), ff. 218, 20 May 1614–24 Apr 1615MS Ashmole 196 (Napier, vol. 24), ff. 209, 19 Apr 1615–7 Aug 1616MS Ashmole 408 (Napier, vol. 25), ff. 215, 20 Feb–23 Sep 1616MS Ashmole 198 (Napier, vol. 26), ff. 218, 24 Sep 1616–6 Jun 1617MS Ashmole 220 (Napier, vol. 27), ff. 218, 6 Jun 1617–26 Feb 1618MS Ashmole 201 (Napier, vol. 28), ff. 265, 26 Feb–18 Aug 1618MS Ashmole 230 (Napier, vol. 29), ff. 298, 19 Aug 1618–17 May 1619MS Ashmole 235 (Napier, vol. 30), ff. 218, 17 May–11 Sep 1619MS Ashmole 213 (Napier, vol. 31), ff. 213, 12 Sep 1619–18 Apr 1620MS Ashmole 414 (Napier, vol. 32), ff. 257, 19 Apr–3 Nov 1620MS Ashmole 233 (Napier, vol. 33), ff. 186, 3 Nov 1620–31 May 1621MS Ashmole 231 (Napier, vol. 34), ff. 217, 1 Jun 1621–19 Feb 1622MS Ashmole 223 (Napier, vol. 35), ff. 226, 19 Feb–17 Jul 1622MS Ashmole 222 (Napier, vol. 36), ff. 226, 18 Jul 1622–28 Feb 1623MS Ashmole 218 (Napier, vol. 37), ff. 278, 1 Mar–11 Oct 1623MS Ashmole 413 (Napier, vol. 38), ff. 263, 11 Oct 1623–28 Jun 1624MS Ashmole 402 (Napier, vol. 39), ff. 213, 29 Jun 1624–1 Mar 1625MS Ashmole 217 (Napier, vol. 40), ff. 221, 2 Mar–29 Aug 1625MS Ashmole 224 (Napier, vol. 41), ff. 389, 29 Sep 1625–5 Jun 1626MS Ashmole 227 (Napier, vol. 42), ff. 304, 20 Feb–7 Nov 1627MS Ashmole 410 (Napier, vol. 43), ff. 226, 7 Nov 1627–25 Jan 1628MS Ashmole 405 (Napier, vol. 44), ff. 304, 25 Apr–7 Dec 1628MS Ashmole 407 (Napier, vol. 45), ff. 229, 15 Dec 1628–11 May 1629MS Ashmole 406 (Napier, vol. 46), ff. 322, 7 May–8 Dec 1629MS Ashmole 194 (Napier, vol. 47), ff. 262, 9 Dec 1629–3 Jun 1630MS Ashmole 238 (Napier, vol. 48), ff. 255, 3 Jun–27 Nov 1630MS Ashmole 232 (Napier, vol. 49), ff. 270, 29 Nov 1630–1 Jul 1631MS Ashmole 212 (Napier, vol. 50), ff. 302, 1 Jul 1631–17 Mar 1632MS Ashmole 416 (Napier, vol. 51), ff. 259, (with additional entries by Sir Richard Napier), 17 Mar–6 Sep 1632MS Ashmole 214 (Napier, vol. 52), ff. 243, 11 Sep 1632–3 Apr 1633MS Ashmole 211 (Napier, vol. 53), ff. 285, 4 Apr 1633–12 Nov 1634MS Ashmole 412 (Napier, vol. 54), ff. 333, (with additional entries by Sir Richard Napier), 8 Oct 1633–11 Sep 1635MS Ashmole 174 (Napier, vol. 55), ff. 303, 1597–1631MS Ashmole 181 (Napier, vol. 56), ff. 281, 1598–1629MS Ashmole 204 (Napier, vol. 57), ff. 256, 1599–1619MS Ashmole 240 (Napier, vol. 58), ff. 256, (with additional entries by Sir Richard Napier), 1599–1642

Sir Richard Napier’s casebooks

MS Ashmole 177 (Sir Richard Napier, vol. 1), ff. 257, c. 1634–1640MS Ashmole 340 (Sir Richard Napier, vol. 2), ff. 194, 1635Additional entries can also be found in MS Ashmole 416 (Napier, vol. 51), MS Ashmole 412 (Napier, vol. 54) and MS Ashmole 240 (Napier, vol. 58).

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Cite this as: Casebooks Project (List of the casebooks), http://www.magicandmedicine.hps.cam.ac.uk/the-manuscripts/manuscripts-list, accessed 2017-02-25.