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by Ferber, Sarah, 1957-Available in ProQuest Ebook Central - Academic Complete.
A return of prayer: or A faithful relation of some remarkable passages of providence concerning Thomas Sawdie a boy of twelve years of age, servant to John Roberts of Trebitian in the parish of Lawrack, and county of Cornwal. Who was possest with an unclean spirit, and through mercy by prayer and fasting, dispossest and delivered from the servitude and jaws of Satan. Attested by Mr. Toms, Mr. Lydston, Mr. Travers, and Mr. Nicholas Tyack eminent ministers of Christ, and other Christian friends and neighbours; whose names are annext to the ensuing relation.
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A true and faithful relation of the sad and dreadful accident, which hath lately happen'd by Lincoln-Inn-Fields, in the person of a maiden gentlewoman, whose body is possess'd by an evil spirit with the particulars of the behaviour and carriage of the person possess'd, the strange and wonderful speeches the evil spirit utters from her, the behaviour of the evil spirit at the Savoy Church, and at the gentlewoman's receiving the sacrament : with the evil spirit's speech to one of the divines, and several other particulars : also an account of the gentlewoman's birth, education, former behaviour and conversation.
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The boy of Bilson: or, A true discouery of the late notorious impostures of certaine Romish priests in their pretended exorcisme, or expulsion of the Diuell out of a young boy, named William Perry, sonne of Thomas Perry of Bilson, in the county of Stafford, yeoman Vpon which occasion, hereunto is premitted a briefe theologicall discourse, by way of caution, for the more easie discerning of such Romish spirits; and iudging of their false pretences, both in this and the like practices.
by R. B.Get full text
[A discovery] of the fravdvlent practises of Iohn Darrel Bacheler of Artes, in his proceedings concerning the pretended possession and dispossession of William Somers at Nottingham: of Thomas Darling, the boy of Burton at Caldwall: and of Katherine Wright at Mansfield, & Whittington: and of his dealings with one Mary Couper at Nottingham, detecting in some sort the deceitfull trade in these latter dayes of casting out deuils..
by Harsnett, Samuel, 1561-1631.Get full text
Strange and wonderful nevvs from Goswell-street: or, a victory over the devil Being. A true relation how a person, living at the house of Francis Jordan at the sign of the Hunsman and Hounds, near Mount-Mill in Goswell-street, having for three years last past lain under an evil-tongue and lamentable fits, generally judged to proceed from witchcraft, and was in a lamentable condition, and her flesh was as if it were tore off her bones. With the strange noises heard at that time, and how the spirit struck the man of the house a grievous blow on the head, which for some hours occasion'd great pain to him, but now he is recovered. The truth of this relation is and will be attested by Francis Jordan at the sign of the Hunsman and Hounds, near Mount mill aforesaid. Susan Shawe. Margaret Flamstead. Rachel Hopkins. Ralph Jordan. And several other persons. With allowance.
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Strange news from Arpington near Bexly in Kent: being a true narrative of a young maid who was possest with several devils or evil spirits, one of which, by the prayers of a pious and religious doctor, who came to visit her, was fetcht [sic] out of her body, and appear'd in the room in the likeness of a large snake, and twisted it self about the doctors neck, whilst he was at his devotion. With an account also of other devils, which yet remain in her, and reveal several strange things, the like never heard before; of which the contents within will give you a particular account. /
by Hopper, Mrs.Get full text
A true and strange relation of a boy, who was entertained by the devill to be servant to him with the consent of his father, about Crediton in the west, and how the devill carried him up in the aire, and shewed him the torments of Hell, and some of the cavaliers there, and what preperation there was made for Goring and Greenvile against they came. Also how the cavaliers went to robbe a carrier, and how the carrier and his horses turned themselves into flames of fire. With a coppie of a letter from Maior Generall Massie, concerning these strange and wonderfull things, with a certaine box of reliques and crucifixes found in Tiverton church.
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Most fearefull and strange nevves from the bishoppricke of Dvrham being a true relation of one Margret Hooper of Edenbyres neere the river Darwent in the said bishoppricke : who was most fearfully possessed and tormented with the devill as also in what ugley shape he first appeared unto her how lamentabley she was handled with this evill spirit and at last how wonderfully the Lord delivered her : affirmed by these cridible witnesses there present November the fifteenth 1641, Stephen Hooper, Iohn Hooper, Iohn Gley, Alexander Eglestone, Anthony Westgarth, Alice Egleston and divers others.
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Most fearefull and strange nevves from the bishoppricke of Durham, being a true relation of one Margret Hooper of Edenbyres, neere the river Darwent in the said bishoppricke. Who was most fearfully possessed and tormented with the devill, as also in what ugley shape he first appeared unto her, how lamentabley she was handled with this evill spirit, and at last how wonderfully the Lord delivered her. Affirmed by these cridible witnesses there present, November the fifteenth. 1641. Stephen Hooper. Iohn Hooper. Iohn Sley. Alexander Eglestone. Anthony Westgarth Alice Egleston. And divers others.
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A true discourse concerning the certaine possession and dispossessio[n] of 7 persons in one familie in Lancashire which also may serve as part of an answere to a fayned and false discouerie which speaketh very much evill, aswell of this, as of the rest of those great and mightie workes of God which be of the like excellent nature. By George More, minister and preacher of the worde of God, and now (for bearing witnesse vnto this, and for iustifying the rest) a prisoner in the Clinke, where he hath co[n]tinued almost for the space of two yeares.
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