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ID Short Description Date City Parish Current County Old county Nation
405

Goodwife Watts of Sandwich gives a young pregnant woman (Anonymous 94) lodging in her home. The young woman suffers from strange and tormenting labour pains and Goodwife Hatch is thus called for. The baby (Monster 1) born resembles a lump of flesh with deformed facial features, arms growing out of its shoulder with no joints, and fourteen toes on its feet; it dies and is buried in a church yard.(4-6)

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Anonymous. Strange News out of Kent of a Monstrous and Misshapen Child. London: 1609, 4-6

1609, July 30 Old Sandwich  Old Sandwich  Kent  Kent  England 
803

Amy Ratcliffe, Alice Smith, Richard Rawson, M. Smith, M. Dickson, and M. Bills witness the birth of monstrous child. It's mother suggested that before it was born she felt as though she had been possessed by an evil spirit which caused her extreme torments.(Aiiii & Biii)

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Anonymous. Strange News out of Kent of a Monstrous and Misshapen Child. London: 1609, Aiiii & Biii

1609, July 30 Old Sandwich  Old Sandwich  Kent  Kent  England