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ID Short Description Date City Parish Current County Old county Nation
353

A young girl, Anonymous 11, allegedly eats a sorrel leaf given to her by a beggar woman, Anonymous 12, who came to her home asking for bread and beer. Not long after, Anonymous 11 begins to suffer convulsive fits in which she swoons and falls down as if dead. (4-5)

Appears in:
Heer, Henri de. The Most True and Wonderful Narration of two Women Bewitched in Yorkshire. S.I.: 1658, 4-5

1652, May Luyck      Luyck  Brussels 
558

Numerous physicians, both male (Anonymous 47) and female (Anonymous 48) are called in to help Anonymous 11 in her tormenting fits. Though they try numerous remedies, their efforts have no effect on the girl.(4-6)

Appears in:
Heer, Henri de. The Most True and Wonderful Narration of two Women Bewitched in Yorkshire. S.I.: 1658, 4-6

1652, May Luyck      Luyck  Brussels 
559

A religious man, Anonymous 318, attempts to help Anonymous 11, but his prayers only make her torments worse. As soon as he begins to "exercise his Function," Anonymous 11 thrashes and vomits horse dung, pins, hair, feathers, knots of thread, nails, pieces of broken glass, eggshells and more.(5-6)

Appears in:
Heer, Henri de. The Most True and Wonderful Narration of two Women Bewitched in Yorkshire. S.I.: 1658, 5-6

1652, May Luyck      Luyck  Brussels 
560

Anonymous 11's parents, Anonymous 316 and Anonymous 321, observe along with friends and neighbors that whenever Anonymous 12 comes near the house or looks in its direction, Anonymous 11's torments worsen.(5-6)

Appears in:
Heer, Henri de. The Most True and Wonderful Narration of two Women Bewitched in Yorkshire. S.I.: 1658, 5-6

1652, May Luyck      Luyck  Brussels 
2341

Having been ill the space of a month after being "hindmost" in a group of children who were tormenting Catherine Huxley, an alleged witch, the young girl Mary Ellins begins to "void stones by the urinary passages," which "drop into the Pot or Bason." While voiding these stones, Mary Ellins also experiences the "most grievous pains in her Back and Reins," which are "like the pricking of Pins." Mary Ellins voids some eighty stones, "some plain pebbles, some plain flints, some very small, and some about an ounce weight," and she continues to exhibit these symptoms for a month or two. (44-45)

Appears in:
Baxter, Richard. The Certainty of the Worlds of Spirits and, Consequently, of the Immortality of Souls. London: 1691, 44-45

1652, May   Evesham  Worcestershire  Worcester  England 
2825

Anonymous 12 is apprehended for and confesses to the bewitchment of Anonymous 11, in addition to "many other Witch [cr]a[f]ts;" she is executed by hanging.(5-6)

Appears in:
Heer, Henri de. The Most True and Wonderful Narration of two Women Bewitched in Yorkshire. S.I.: 1658, 5-6

1652, May Luyck      Luyck  Brussels 
2827

Anonymous 12 is asked if she can bewitch Anonymous 11 on the day of her execution. She answers that she cannot because it has been four days since the girl swallowed the bewitched sorrel leaf, and even if she could, two other witches had also bewitched the girl.(5-7)

Appears in:
Heer, Henri de. The Most True and Wonderful Narration of two Women Bewitched in Yorkshire. S.I.: 1658, 5-7

1652, May Luyck      Luyck  Brussels