Letter 1364

N. Regnart to Hans Sloane – September 20, 1708

Item info

Date: September 20, 1708
Author: N. Regnart
Recipient: Hans Sloane

Library: British Library, London
Manuscript: Sloane MS 4041
Folio: ff. 206-207

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N. Regnart was Physician to the Duchess of Beaufort.

Patient Details

  • Patient info
    Name: N/A Unnamed
    Gender: Unknown
  • Description

    The patient is Her Grace's granddaughter. She is pale and has violent pain in her head.

  • Diagnosis
  • Treatment
    Previous Treatment:

    She had been prescribed various remedies, which increased her headaches.

    Ongoing Treatment:

    Remedies, including Bath water.


    She is not responding to treatment. Regnart asks Sloane whether bleeding her may help.

  • More information
  • Medical problem reference
    Age, Pain, Stomach, Head, Headache