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ID Short Description Date City Parish Current County Old county Nation
222

Mary Trembles confesses that the devil appeared to her in the shape of a lion.(37)

Appears in:
Anonymous. A True and Impartial Relation of the Informations Against Three Witches. London: 1682, 37

1682 Biddiford    Devon  Devon  England 
224

Temperance Floyd, Mary Floyd, and Susanna Edwards of Bideford cause a cow to give blood instead of milk.(3)

Appears in:
Anonymous. The Trial, Condemnation, and Execution of Three Witches. London: 1682, 3

1682 Biddiford    Devon  Devon  England 
225

Temperance Floyd of Bideford confesses to causing ships to be cast away at sea and men dying as a result.(4)

Appears in:
Anonymous. The Trial, Condemnation, and Execution of Three Witches. London: 1682, 4

1682 Biddiford    Devon  Devon  England 
226

Temperance Floyd of Bideford confesses to having sexual relations with the devil for nine nights.(4)

Appears in:
Anonymous. The Trial, Condemnation, and Execution of Three Witches. London: 1682, 4

1682 Biddiford    Devon  Devon  England 
925

Temperance Lloyd allegedly causes nine thorn pricks to appear on Grace Thomas' knees by pricking a piece of leather nine times.(13)

Appears in:
Anonymous. A True and Impartial Relation of the Informations Against Three Witches. London: 1682, 13

1682 Biddiford    Devon  Devon  England 
1075

Mr. Chamblet alleges in his deposition that he had bargained with Jane Kent over two of his pigs, and that when he refused to deliver them without payment, she bewitched all of his swine.(3-4)

Appears in:
Anonymous. A Full and True Account of the Proceedings at the Sessions of Oyer and Terminer. London: 1682, 3-4

1682 London   London  London, City of  London  England 
1076

A woman (Anonymous 128) deposes that she had searched Jane Kent, and found her to have a teat on her back and unusual holes behind her ears.(3)

Appears in:
Anonymous. A Full and True Account of the Proceedings at the Sessions of Oyer and Terminer. London: 1682, 3

1682 London   London  London, City of  London  England 
1077

A coachman (Anonymous 129) gives deposition alleging that his coach was overthrown shortly after he refused to carry Jane Kent and her goods.(4)

Appears in:
Anonymous. A Full and True Account of the Proceedings at the Sessions of Oyer and Terminer. London: 1682, 4

1682 London   London  London, City of  London  England 
1078

Jane Kent provides evidence that she is honest, a great pains-taker and a regular Church-goer, on the strength of which the Jury finds her not guilty.(4)

Appears in:
Anonymous. A Full and True Account of the Proceedings at the Sessions of Oyer and Terminer. London: 1682, 4

1682 London   London  London, City of  London  England 
1764

Nathan Crab, after leaving a religious meeting hosted by the Minister Robert Atkins, is allegedly pushed and tript up his Heels by an unknown force, after which he "rose again presently."(47)

Appears in:
Baxter, Richard. The Certainty of the Worlds of Spirits and, Consequently, of the Immortality of Souls. London: 1691, 47

1682 Exeter    Devon  Devonshire  England 
1765

Nathan Crab, some weeks after being pushed by an unknown force, experiences falling-fits and foaming at the mouth. These ailments continue on for a year and a half before any means were used suspected for Witchcraft.(47)

Appears in:
Baxter, Richard. The Certainty of the Worlds of Spirits and, Consequently, of the Immortality of Souls. London: 1691, 47

1682 Exeter    Devon  Devonshire  England 
1778

Zacheus Crab and his daughter (Daughter Crab) seek out the help of Mr. Gibs, a man whom they believe may cure Nathan Crab of his unexplained falling-fits and foaming at the mouth. They visit Mr. Gibs once every Week for a Month with the Youth's [Nathan Crab] Water. (47-48)

Appears in:
Baxter, Richard. The Certainty of the Worlds of Spirits and, Consequently, of the Immortality of Souls. London: 1691, 47-48

1682 Exeter    Devon  Devonshire  England 
1781

Mr. Gibs, after a month of being brought Nathan Crabs urine, states that weeks Papers of Powder would make a perfect Cure, but there would be an alteration, [and] that he [Nathan Crab] would have two or three panging fits different from the former because of it. This prediction comes to pass, which causes Zacheus Crab and his daughter (Daughter Crab) to question Mr. Gibs healing methods.(47-48)

Appears in:
Baxter, Richard. The Certainty of the Worlds of Spirits and, Consequently, of the Immortality of Souls. London: 1691, 47-48

1682 Exeter    Devon  Devonshire  England 
1782

Mr. Gibs, in a further attempt to cure Nathan Crab of his unexplained falling-fits and foaming at the mouth, gives Zacheus Crab and his daughter (Daughter Crab) a bag to hang around Nathan Crabs neck. They are also given Powder to take in White wine, which, along with the bag, are supposed to be administered for one week; it is instructed that Nathan Crab should take the bag off himself and burn it after the appropriate amount of time has passed.(47-48)

Appears in:
Baxter, Richard. The Certainty of the Worlds of Spirits and, Consequently, of the Immortality of Souls. London: 1691, 47-48

1682 Exeter    Devon  Devonshire  England 
1783

Mr. Elson removes the bag hanging around Nathan Crabs neck after it had been on [only] two Days and a Night. Mr. Elson shewed it to some, to inquire, whether it were not a charm," and a piece of paper is found inside the bag "with this writing, Callen Dan Dant, Dan Dant Callen, Dan Callen Dant.(47-49)

Appears in:
Baxter, Richard. The Certainty of the Worlds of Spirits and, Consequently, of the Immortality of Souls. London: 1691, 47-49

1682 Exeter    Devon  Devonshire  England 
1784

Mr. Elson keeps the piece of paper from the bag, which had been hanging around Nathan Crabs neck, for eighteen weeks. For these eighteen weeks Nathan Crab does not suffer from any falling-fits, and is able to return to sorting Wooll at his Trade, which he had not been able to do in a Year and quarter before. At the sixth week of the eighteen weeks, Mr. Gibs states that if Nathan Crabs fits return they will be more terrible than before.(47-49)

Appears in:
Baxter, Richard. The Certainty of the Worlds of Spirits and, Consequently, of the Immortality of Souls. London: 1691, 47-49

1682 Exeter    Devon  Devonshire  England 
1785

Nathan Crabs unexplained fits return about eighteen or nineteen weeks, upon a Shrove-Tuesday, after they had ceased. Mr. Elson believes the fits returned because he burned the piece of paper, which he had been unwilling to keep any longer, from the bag that had been hanging around Nathan Crabs neck.(48-50)

Appears in:
Baxter, Richard. The Certainty of the Worlds of Spirits and, Consequently, of the Immortality of Souls. London: 1691, 48-50

1682 Exeter    Devon  Devonshire  England 
1786

Nathan Crab is set upon a stool at the sign of an approaching fit. During the fit he falls off the stool, breaking his Leg, the main Bone, in two pieces, another Bone in many pieces. (50)

Appears in:
Baxter, Richard. The Certainty of the Worlds of Spirits and, Consequently, of the Immortality of Souls. London: 1691, 50

1682 Exeter    Devon  Devonshire  England 
1788

During his five week recovery from a broken leg, Nathan Crab does not suffer from any fits. When he is able to walk with crutches, however, his Fits returned in the same manner as before his Bone was broken. (50)

Appears in:
Baxter, Richard. The Certainty of the Worlds of Spirits and, Consequently, of the Immortality of Souls. London: 1691, 50

1682 Exeter    Devon  Devonshire  England 
1789

Nathan Crab is taken to Mr. Pridham in order to cure the boy of his tormenting fits. Mr. Pridham prescribes pills, but before the Pills, he had ordered a Vomit to be taken. Nathan Crab is given pills, which he then vomits up after they had stay'd above an Hour in his Stomach. Mr. Pridham notes how the pills have not dissolved at all, and states that, certainly there is something extraordinary in the case. (51)

Appears in:
Baxter, Richard. The Certainty of the Worlds of Spirits and, Consequently, of the Immortality of Souls. London: 1691, 51

1682 Morchard  Morchard Bishop  Devon  Devonshire  England 
1790

Nathan Crabs mother (Mrs. Crab) claims that Mr. Staddon drop'd some such words that her Son was bewitch'd or possess'd. Mr. Straddon evidently went through a Course of Physick with the Youth [Nathan Crab], but found no obvious reasons to explain his fits.(51)

Appears in:
Baxter, Richard. The Certainty of the Worlds of Spirits and, Consequently, of the Immortality of Souls. London: 1691, 51

1682 Exeter    Devon  Devonshire  England