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ID Short Description Date City Parish Current County Old county Nation
478

Sarah Morduck hires Richard Hathaway to make her a key to her home after quarreling with her husband, and while Hathaway is working on the lock, Morduck allegedly convinces him to accept a drink over his protests; soon after Hathaway becomes unable to eat or drink, or do any work.(1)

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Anonymous. A Full and True Account of the Apprehending and Taking of Mrs. Sarah Moordike. Unknown: 1701, 1

1701 London Borough of Southwark  Southwark  London, Greater  London   England 
479

Richard Hathaway, now allegedly unable to see in addition to unable to eat and drink, scratches Sarah Morduck at the urging of his friends (Anonymous 368), who brought her to him; he succeeds in drawing Morduck's blood, which restores his sight and ability to eat and drink.(1)

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Anonymous. A Full and True Account of the Apprehending and Taking of Mrs. Sarah Moordike. Unknown: 1701, 1

1701 London Borough of Southwark  Southwark  London, Greater  London   England 
481

William Perry has a fit during which he vomits eleven pins and a knitting needle.(48-49)

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B., R.. The Boy of Bilson. London: 1622, 48-49

1701 Bilson  Bilston  West Midlands  Staffordshire  England 
2160

Richard Hathaway is allegedly admitted to St. Thomas' Hospital under the care of several doctors and surgeons (Anonymous 369), but they are unable to cure him of his inability to eat or drink.(1)

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Anonymous. A Full and True Account of the Apprehending and Taking of Mrs. Sarah Moordike. Unknown: 1701, 1

1701 London Borough of Southwark  Southwark  London, Greater  London   England 
2161

Richard Hathaway, able to see, eat and drink again, allegedly has pins in his excrement.(1)

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Anonymous. A Full and True Account of the Apprehending and Taking of Mrs. Sarah Moordike. Unknown: 1701, 1

1701 London Borough of Southwark  Southwark  London, Greater  London   England 
2162

Richard Hathaway's friends (Anonymous 368) allegedly bring him to a cunning-woman (Anonymous 370) living in Goodmans-fields to consult with her about the pins in his excrement; the cunning-woman reportedly advises them to boil Hathaway's urine in a stone bottle, but the bottle bursts into pieces when heated. Hathaway is struck blind and unable to eat and drink once more, though none of the shards touch him, and continues to pass pins in his excrement.(1)

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Anonymous. A Full and True Account of the Apprehending and Taking of Mrs. Sarah Moordike. Unknown: 1701, 1

1701 London Borough of Southwark  Southwark  London, Greater  London   England 
2163

Richard Hathaway's neighbors allegedly assist him in scratching Sarah Morduck a second time, which permits him to eat, drink and see again for a time though he continues to pass pins in his excrement. His affliction soon resumes, however.(1)

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Anonymous. A Full and True Account of the Apprehending and Taking of Mrs. Sarah Moordike. Unknown: 1701, 1

1701 London Borough of Southwark  Southwark  London, Greater  London   England 
2164

Richard Hathaway's neighbors, Mr. Parrot and the child of Mr. Swan, become sick in "as bad a manner, tho' not altogether so strange," and their illnesses help convince the neighborhood that Sarah Morduck bewitched Hathaway.(1)

Appears in:
Anonymous. A Full and True Account of the Apprehending and Taking of Mrs. Sarah Moordike. Unknown: 1701, 1

1701 London Borough of Southwark  Southwark  London, Greater  London   England