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ID Short Description Date City Parish Current County Old county Nation
485

Margaret Hooper allegedly acts as though bewitched. She comes home one day in a bad mood, speaking "much ildle talk," and grows increasingly irate when no one, especially her husband, will listen to her.(2)

Appears in:
Anonymous. A True and Most Dreadfull Discourse of a Woman Possessed with the Deuill who in the Likenesse of a Headlesse Beare Fetched her out of her Bedd. London: 1584, 2

1584 Durham    Durham  Dvrham  England 
486

Margaret Hooper has a fit during which she calls out to those around her, emphatically asking if they too could see the devil.(5)

Appears in:
Anonymous. A True and Most Dreadfull Discourse of a Woman Possessed with the Deuill who in the Likenesse of a Headlesse Beare Fetched her out of her Bedd. London: 1584, 5

1584 Durham    Durham  Dvrham  England 
487

A devil in the shape headless and tail-less bear appears to Stephen and Margaret Hooper and 'strokes' them.(5-6)

Appears in:
Anonymous. A True and Most Dreadfull Discourse of a Woman Possessed with the Deuill who in the Likenesse of a Headlesse Beare Fetched her out of her Bedd. London: 1584, 5-6

1584 Durham    Durham  Dvrham  England 
2596

Margaret Muschamp allegedly has a series of fits after her angels return to her in which she insists on going to the assizes herself to beg the Judges for justice, and that her angels would go as well. Mary Moore, "not daring to disobey such divine commands," takes Margaret and George Muschamp Jr. to goes before a judge to tell their story. Moore requests that Dorothy Swinow be moved to the county in which her crimes were committed to be tried, but the request is refused. When Moore consults a Counsellor for advice, he refuses to "meddle" in the case.(13-15)

Appears in:
Moore, Mary. Wonderfull Newes from the North. London: 1650, 13-15

1647, June Durham    Durham  Dvrham  England 
2598

Dr. Genison, witnessing Margaret Muschamp's fit in which she demands to return to the Judge to beg for justice, invites Mary Moore and her children to his home, which is next to the Judge's chamber, to await an appointment. He sends a message to the Judge on their behalf, asking whether evening or morning was more convenient, and an appointment is made for the evening. The appointment is well attended, the spectators including Dr. Clether, Mrs. Clether, Dr. Genison, Mrs. Genison and numerous others.(14-15)

Appears in:
Moore, Mary. Wonderfull Newes from the North. London: 1650, 14-15

1647, June Durham    Durham  Dvrham  England 
2599

Mary Moore begs for Dorothy Swinow to be extradited to Northumberland for trial a second time before a judge (Anonymous 237) and is refused once more. Margaret Muschamp allegedly falls into a fit in which she details the torments Swinow has visited upon her family and her hand in Lady Hambleton's death, concluding with a plea for justice lest their torments be increased. The judge declares Margaret's fit to be feigned. The onlookers are convinced, however, seeing "onely an innocent bashfull Girle, without any confidence at all when she was out of her fits."(15-16)

Appears in:
Moore, Mary. Wonderfull Newes from the North. London: 1650, 15-16

1647 Durham    Durham  Dvrham  England 
2600

Margaret Muschamp, during her fit before the judge (Anonymous 237), allegedly predicts that her sister, Betty Muschamp, will begin to consume. When Mary Moore and Muschamp return home after their appointment, they find that Betty has started consuming during their absence.(15-16)

Appears in:
Moore, Mary. Wonderfull Newes from the North. London: 1650, 15-16

1647, June Durham    Durham  Dvrham  England