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504

Christian Shaw has a fit lasting forty-eight hours during which she thrashes violently, does not sleep, and cries out repeatedly for help.(10)

Appears in:
Cullen, Francis Grant. A True Narrative of the Sufferings and Relief of a Young Girle; Strangely Molested, by Evil Spirits and their Instruments. Edinburgh: 1698, 10

1696 Erskine  Erskine  Renfrewshire  County of Ayr  Scotland 
506

Christian Shaw starts having fits where she seems to have struggles with an invisible adversary. She fights with such force that four men can barely hold her down.(11)

Appears in:
Cullen, Francis Grant. A True Narrative of the Sufferings and Relief of a Young Girle; Strangely Molested, by Evil Spirits and their Instruments. Edinburgh: 1698, 11

1696 Erskine  Erskine  Renfrewshire  County of Ayr  Scotland 
507

Christian Shaw has a fit during which she accuses Catherine Campbell and Agnes Nasmisth of cutting her side.(11)

Appears in:
Cullen, Francis Grant. A True Narrative of the Sufferings and Relief of a Young Girle; Strangely Molested, by Evil Spirits and their Instruments. Edinburgh: 1698, 11

1696 Erskine  Erskine  Renfrewshire  County of Ayr  Scotland 
508

Christian Shaw can predict her fits by a pain in her side. She has fits during which her throat moves towards her breast and her tongue hangs out below her chin. Her tongue is also tortured when she tries to pray.(11)

Appears in:
Cullen, Francis Grant. A True Narrative of the Sufferings and Relief of a Young Girle; Strangely Molested, by Evil Spirits and their Instruments. Edinburgh: 1698, 11

1696 Erskine  Erskine  Renfrewshire  County of Ayr  Scotland 
509

Christian Shaw has fits during which she vomits large quantities of hair.(11-12)

Appears in:
Cullen, Francis Grant. A True Narrative of the Sufferings and Relief of a Young Girle; Strangely Molested, by Evil Spirits and their Instruments. Edinburgh: 1698, 11-12

1696 Glasgow    Lanarkshire  Lanarkshire  Scotland 
512

Christian Shaw has extremely violent fits lasting four or five days during which she tries to climb walls, hurt her self, and accuses four men of causing her fits.(14)

Appears in:
Cullen, Francis Grant. A True Narrative of the Sufferings and Relief of a Young Girle; Strangely Molested, by Evil Spirits and their Instruments. Edinburgh: 1698, 14

1696 Erskine  Erskine  Renfrewshire  County of Ayr  Scotland 
513

Christian Shaw has a fits during which the Devil appears to her. Her body is then stiff as though dead.(15)

Appears in:
Cullen, Francis Grant. A True Narrative of the Sufferings and Relief of a Young Girle; Strangely Molested, by Evil Spirits and their Instruments. Edinburgh: 1698, 15

1696 Glasgow    Lanarkshire  Lanarkshire  Scotland 
519

Christian Shaw suffers a series of fits lasting months. She is also bewitched so that she is unable to say what the witches forbade her to say.([End Page 29])

Appears in:
Cullen, Francis Grant. A True Narrative of the Sufferings and Relief of a Young Girle; Strangely Molested, by Evil Spirits and their Instruments. Edinburgh: 1698, [End Page 29]

1696 Erskine  Erskine  Renfrewshire  County of Ayr  Scotland 
623

Christian Shaw put out of her mouth hot "coal-finders," bones of all sizes, hay and dung, and sticks of "candle-firr" from her mouth.(4)

Appears in:
Cullen, Francis Grant. Sadducimus Debellatus. London: 1698, 4

1696 Glasgow    Lanarkshire  Lanarkshire  Scotland 
626

Christian Shaw reads scripture out loud for two hours at a time. She then screams that no one shall ever take her bible. Sometimes, she falls into violent fits afterward.(7)

Appears in:
Cullen, Francis Grant. Sadducimus Debellatus. London: 1698, 7

1696 Glasgow    Lanarkshire  Lanarkshire  Scotland