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ID Short Description & Text Name Preferred Name Person Type
1843

A man from near Lancaster in the county of Lancashire, who stays with Richard Dugdale at his request overnight, as a junior minister. The junior minister is witness to one of Richard Dugdale's fits, during which the Devil speaks through him, claiming that Richard Dugdale was in a contract with him, "That he might excel all others in Dancing: That the Contract was for 18 months." (75)

Appears in:
Jollie, Thomas. A Vindication of the Surey Demoniack as no Imposter. London: 1698, 75

Anonymous 338 Witness
1843

A man from near Lancaster in the county of Lancashire, who stays with Richard Dugdale at his request overnight, as a junior minister. The junior minister is witness to one of Richard Dugdale's fits, during which the Devil speaks through him, claiming that Richard Dugdale was in a contract with him, "That he might excel all others in Dancing: That the Contract was for 18 months." (75)

Appears in:
Jollie, Thomas. A Vindication of the Surey Demoniack as no Imposter. London: 1698, 75

Anonymous 338 Preacher/Minister
1844

A man from Lancaster in the county of Lancashire, who refuses to treat Richard Dugdale as a doctor, and who believes that Richard Dugdale's fits are "more than a Natural Distemper."(65)

Appears in:
Jollie, Thomas. A Vindication of the Surey Demoniack as no Imposter. London: 1698, 65

Whittaker Dr. Whittaker Witness
1844

A man from Lancaster in the county of Lancashire, who refuses to treat Richard Dugdale as a doctor, and who believes that Richard Dugdale's fits are "more than a Natural Distemper."(65)

Appears in:
Jollie, Thomas. A Vindication of the Surey Demoniack as no Imposter. London: 1698, 65

Whittaker Dr. Whittaker Physician
1845

A man from near Lancaster in the county of Lancashire, who allegedly witnesses some of Richard Dugdale's fits, including one where Richard Dugdale danced on his knees, and where he barked like a dog. Henry Page is a feltmaker by trade.(58)

Appears in:
Jollie, Thomas. A Vindication of the Surey Demoniack as no Imposter. London: 1698, 58

Henry Page Henry Page Witness
1846

A man from Lancaster in the county of Lancashire, who allegedly witnesses fits of Richard Dugdale, during which Richard Dugdale moved about in strange manners and recited some verses of a psalm in Latin.(68)

Appears in:
Jollie, Thomas. A Vindication of the Surey Demoniack as no Imposter. London: 1698, 68

William Fort William Fort Witness
1847

A man from Lancaster in the county of Lancashire, who allegedly witnesses several of Richard Dugdale's fits, particularly ones where Richard Dugdale weighs "as light as an Hat."(68)

Appears in:
Jollie, Thomas. A Vindication of the Surey Demoniack as no Imposter. London: 1698, 68

William Sellars William Sellars Witness
1848

A man from Lancaster in the county of Lancashire, who witnesses some of the fits allegedly experienced by Richard Dugdale, during which Richard Dugdale's body felt "no heavier than his Stick."(66)

Appears in:
Jollie, Thomas. A Vindication of the Surey Demoniack as no Imposter. London: 1698, 66

Thomas Booth Thomas Booth Witness
1852

A man from Lancaster in the county of Lancashire, who witnesses the alleged fits of Richard Dugdale, including those where Richard Dugdale vomits, foretells things he could not know by natural means, and speaks through a voice other than his own.(58)

Appears in:
Jollie, Thomas. A Vindication of the Surey Demoniack as no Imposter. London: 1698, 58

Edmund Haworth Edmund Haworth Witness
1853

A man from Manchester in the county of Greater Manchester, who is summoned to treat Richard Dugdale during one of his alleged fits in Surrey near Lancashire. He and his colleague, Mr. Ainsworth, were unable to help Richard Dugdale recover from his perceived lifeless state.(56)

Appears in:
Jollie, Thomas. A Vindication of the Surey Demoniack as no Imposter. London: 1698, 56

Anonymous 335 Apothecary
1853

A man from Manchester in the county of Greater Manchester, who is summoned to treat Richard Dugdale during one of his alleged fits in Surrey near Lancashire. He and his colleague, Mr. Ainsworth, were unable to help Richard Dugdale recover from his perceived lifeless state.(56)

Appears in:
Jollie, Thomas. A Vindication of the Surey Demoniack as no Imposter. London: 1698, 56

Anonymous 335 Witness
1854

A man from Lancaster in the county of Lancashire, who is called with another apothecary from Manchester, to attend to Richard Dugdale in Surrey during one of his alleged fits. He and his colleague are unable to do anything for Richard Dugdale in his perceived lifeless state.(56)

Appears in:
Jollie, Thomas. A Vindication of the Surey Demoniack as no Imposter. London: 1698, 56

Ainsworth Mr. Ainsworth Apothecary
1854

A man from Lancaster in the county of Lancashire, who is called with another apothecary from Manchester, to attend to Richard Dugdale in Surrey during one of his alleged fits. He and his colleague are unable to do anything for Richard Dugdale in his perceived lifeless state.(56)

Appears in:
Jollie, Thomas. A Vindication of the Surey Demoniack as no Imposter. London: 1698, 56

Ainsworth Mr. Ainsworth Witness
1855

A man from Lancaster in the county of Lancashire, who witnesses several of Richard Dugdale's alleged fits, which Joshua Thomason believes to be caused by the Devil. These fits are characterized by Richard Dugdale's ability to foretell things he could know by no earthly means, and strange contortions of the body.(69-70)

Appears in:
Jollie, Thomas. A Vindication of the Surey Demoniack as no Imposter. London: 1698, 69-70

Joshua Thomason Joshua Thomason Witness
1856

A woman from Lancaster in the county of Lancashire, who witnesses many of Richard Dugdale's alleged curses. She also speaks often with Richard Dugdale, and recounts that Richard Dugdale's fits began on a day he was making Hay, and had to lie down. During his rest, several apparitions appeared to him. The fits Ann Whittaker witnesses include dancing, and foretelling events that Richard Dugdale had no possible way of knowing. (68-69)

Appears in:
Jollie, Thomas. A Vindication of the Surey Demoniack as no Imposter. London: 1698, 68-69

Ann Whittaker Ann Whittaker Witness
1857

A man from Lancaster in the county of Lancashire, who witnesses several of Richard Dugdale's alleged fits. These fits are characterized by extreme weight change, from incredibly light to very heavy.(60)

Appears in:
Jollie, Thomas. A Vindication of the Surey Demoniack as no Imposter. London: 1698, 60

Joseph Hargreaves Joseph Hargreaves Witness
1858

A man from Lancaster in the county of Lancashire, who witnesses several of Richard Dugdale's alleged fits, characterized by Richard Dugdale's ability to foretell things he had no possible way of knowing, in speaking in voices other than his own, and by his reciting Scriptures he had never heard before.(59 - 60)

Appears in:
Jollie, Thomas. A Vindication of the Surey Demoniack as no Imposter. London: 1698, 59 - 60

Nathaniel Waddington Nathaniel Waddington Witness
1859

A woman from Whalley in the county of Lancashire, who witnesses several of Richard Dugdale's alleged fits, especially those characterized by his vomiting of several items, and his ability to speak in voices that are not his own.(58)

Appears in:
Jollie, Thomas. A Vindication of the Surey Demoniack as no Imposter. London: 1698, 58

Grace Whalley Grace Whalley Witness
1860

A man from Lancaster in the county of Lancashire, who allegedly witnesses several of Richard Dugdale's alleged fits, particularly those characterized by lumps on the breast and belly that "have strange Voices coming out of it."(57)

Appears in:
Jollie, Thomas. A Vindication of the Surey Demoniack as no Imposter. London: 1698, 57

Thomas Core Thomas Core Witness
1861

A man from Lancaster in the county of Lancashire, who witnessed several of Richard Dugdale's alleged fits, especially those characterized by the vomiting of various objects and weight change from extremely light to very heavy. John Hindle also pricks the bottom of Richard Dugdale's foot with a needle during one of his fits, to which he "neither stirred nor complained at all." (57)

Appears in:
Jollie, Thomas. A Vindication of the Surey Demoniack as no Imposter. London: 1698, 57

John Hindle John Hindle Examiner/Justice
1861

A man from Lancaster in the county of Lancashire, who witnessed several of Richard Dugdale's alleged fits, especially those characterized by the vomiting of various objects and weight change from extremely light to very heavy. John Hindle also pricks the bottom of Richard Dugdale's foot with a needle during one of his fits, to which he "neither stirred nor complained at all." (57)

Appears in:
Jollie, Thomas. A Vindication of the Surey Demoniack as no Imposter. London: 1698, 57

John Hindle John Hindle Witness
1862

A man from Lancaster in the county of Lancashire, who allegedly witnesses several of Richard Dugdale's alleged fits, particularly when Richard Dugdale appears lifeless and impossibly to carry, but then undergoes extreme weight change to become so light, "a Child then of seven years old" can lift him.(56)

Appears in:
Jollie, Thomas. A Vindication of the Surey Demoniack as no Imposter. London: 1698, 56

John Smalley John Smalley Witness
1863

A man from Lancaster in the county of Lancashire, who witnessed a number of Richard Dugdale's alleged fits, one of which he sent for two apothecaries to come treat Richard Dugdale in his perceived lifeless state: Mr. Ainsworth, and another (Anonymous 335). These fits are characterized by Richard Dugdale's increased strength.(56)

Appears in:
Jollie, Thomas. A Vindication of the Surey Demoniack as no Imposter. London: 1698, 56

John Whitehead John Whitehead Witness
1864

A man from Lancaster in the county of Lancashire, who witnesses several of Richard Dugdale's alleged fits, which are characterized by Richard Dugdale's ability to speak in a voice other than his own, Richard Dugdale's development of unnatural lumps, strange contortions of his body and dancing. John Fletcher also is witness when John Hindle pricks the bottom of Richard Dugdale's foot during one of his Fits, to which Richard Dugdale does not react at all.(56 - 57)

Appears in:
Jollie, Thomas. A Vindication of the Surey Demoniack as no Imposter. London: 1698, 56 - 57

John Fletcher John Fletcher Witness
1865

A man from Lancaster in the county of Lancashire, who is witness to several of Richard Dugdale's alleged fits, particularly those characterized by Richard Dugdale's change in weight to be as light "as his Shoes and Stockings, and sometimes as heavy as a Man could lift."(55)

Appears in:
Jollie, Thomas. A Vindication of the Surey Demoniack as no Imposter. London: 1698, 55

John Grimshaw John Grimshaw Witness
1866

A man from Whalley in the county of Lancashire, who witnesses the alleged fits of Richard Dugdale, especially those characterized by foretelling events he could not possibly know, extreme weight change, and dancing fits.(54-55)

Appears in:
Jollie, Thomas. A Vindication of the Surey Demoniack as no Imposter. London: 1698, 54-55

William Livesay William Livesay Witness
1867

A man from Lancaster in the county of Lancashire, who witnesses several of Richard Dugdale's alleged fits, and observes that Richard Dugdale has had objects appear in his hands that were nowhere near him previously, such as stones. These stones are warm to the touch.(54)

Appears in:
Jollie, Thomas. A Vindication of the Surey Demoniack as no Imposter. London: 1698, 54

John Whalley John Whalley Witness
1868

A man from Lancaster in the county of Lancashire, who witnesses several of Richard Dugdale's alleged fits. These are characterized by Richard Dugdale's ability to tell things he should not know, such as John Fielding's nickname "Lancashire Fielding," and strange noises such as the whimpering of a dog to come from him.(54)

Appears in:
Jollie, Thomas. A Vindication of the Surey Demoniack as no Imposter. London: 1698, 54

John Fielding John Fielding Witness
1869

A man from Lancaster in the county of Lancashire, who witnesses Richard Dugdale's alleged fits. Richard Dugdale predicts that which no man could know by ordinary means, including the future travels of James Abbot to Cheshire and Stafforshire.(54)

Appears in:
Jollie, Thomas. A Vindication of the Surey Demoniack as no Imposter. London: 1698, 54

James Abbot James Abbot Witness
1870

A man from Lancaster in the county of Lancashire, who was witness to Richard Dugdale's alleged fits, characterized by his blasphemies against God, and his ability to change weight to being so light "this Deponent thought he could lift twenty such."(51)

Appears in:
Jollie, Thomas. A Vindication of the Surey Demoniack as no Imposter. London: 1698, 51

John Livesay John Livesay Witness
1871

A man from Lancaster in the county of Lancashire, who is witness to several of Richard Dugdale's alleged fits, particularly those characterized by strange contortions of the body, and strange noises and voices coming from his chest similar to "whelps."(51)

Appears in:
Jollie, Thomas. A Vindication of the Surey Demoniack as no Imposter. London: 1698, 51

William Loond William Loond Witness
1872

A man from Lancaster in the county of Lancashire, who witnesses many of the alleged fits suffered by Richard Dugdale. These are characterized by dancing, strange contortions of the body, weight change, extreme strength, and the ability of Richard Dugdale to speak in voices other than his own.(51)

Appears in:
Jollie, Thomas. A Vindication of the Surey Demoniack as no Imposter. London: 1698, 51

John Walmsly John Walmsly Witness
1873

A woman from Lancaster in the county of Lancashire, who is the sister of Richard Dugdale. Richard Dugdale is allegedly plagued by fits which are believed to be the cause of the Devil, during which he vomits many objects and foretells events. Mary Dugdale testifies that her brother's fits lasted about a year, that he visited two doctors: Dr. Chew and Dr. Crabtree, as well as several ministers including Mr. Jolly. She claims Richard Dugdale's final fit was on March 25th, 1690, a date he himself predicted. (59)

Appears in:
Jollie, Thomas. A Vindication of the Surey Demoniack as no Imposter. London: 1698, 59

Mary Dugdale Mary Dugdale Relative of Victim
1873

A woman from Lancaster in the county of Lancashire, who is the sister of Richard Dugdale. Richard Dugdale is allegedly plagued by fits which are believed to be the cause of the Devil, during which he vomits many objects and foretells events. Mary Dugdale testifies that her brother's fits lasted about a year, that he visited two doctors: Dr. Chew and Dr. Crabtree, as well as several ministers including Mr. Jolly. She claims Richard Dugdale's final fit was on March 25th, 1690, a date he himself predicted. (59)

Appears in:
Jollie, Thomas. A Vindication of the Surey Demoniack as no Imposter. London: 1698, 59

Mary Dugdale Mary Dugdale Witness
1874

A woman from Lancaster in the county of Lancashire, who is the sister of Richard Dugdale. Richard Dugdale is allegedly plagued by fits which are believed to be the cause of the Devil, during which he vomits many objects and foretells events. Alice Dugdale testifies that her brother's fits lasted about a year, that he visited two doctors: Dr. Chew and Dr. Crabtree, as well as several ministers including Mr. Jolly. She claims Richard Dugdale's final fit was on March 25th, 1690, a date he himself predicted. (59)

Appears in:
Jollie, Thomas. A Vindication of the Surey Demoniack as no Imposter. London: 1698, 59

Alice Dugdale Alice Dugdale Witness
1874

A woman from Lancaster in the county of Lancashire, who is the sister of Richard Dugdale. Richard Dugdale is allegedly plagued by fits which are believed to be the cause of the Devil, during which he vomits many objects and foretells events. Alice Dugdale testifies that her brother's fits lasted about a year, that he visited two doctors: Dr. Chew and Dr. Crabtree, as well as several ministers including Mr. Jolly. She claims Richard Dugdale's final fit was on March 25th, 1690, a date he himself predicted. (59)

Appears in:
Jollie, Thomas. A Vindication of the Surey Demoniack as no Imposter. London: 1698, 59

Alice Dugdale Alice Dugdale Relative of Victim
1875

A woman from Lancaster in the county of Lancashire, who is the mother of Richard Dugdale. Richard Dugdale is allegedly plagued by fits which are believed to be the cause of the Devil, during which he vomits many objects and foretells events. Ann Dugdale testifies that her son's fits lasted about a year, that he visited two doctors: Dr. Chew and Dr. Crabtree, as well as several ministers including Mr. Jolly. She claims Richard Dugdale's final fit was on March 25th, 1690, a date he himself predicted. (29)

Appears in:
Jollie, Thomas. A Vindication of the Surey Demoniack as no Imposter. London: 1698, 29

Ann Dugdale Ann Dugdale Relative of Victim
1875

A woman from Lancaster in the county of Lancashire, who is the mother of Richard Dugdale. Richard Dugdale is allegedly plagued by fits which are believed to be the cause of the Devil, during which he vomits many objects and foretells events. Ann Dugdale testifies that her son's fits lasted about a year, that he visited two doctors: Dr. Chew and Dr. Crabtree, as well as several ministers including Mr. Jolly. She claims Richard Dugdale's final fit was on March 25th, 1690, a date he himself predicted. (29)

Appears in:
Jollie, Thomas. A Vindication of the Surey Demoniack as no Imposter. London: 1698, 29

Ann Dugdale Ann Dugdale Witness
1876

A man from Lancaster in the county of Lancashire, who is the mother of Richard Dugdale. Richard Dugdale is allegedly plagued by fits which are believed to be the cause of the Devil, during which he vomits many objects, conjures stones and goose-dung from nowhere, changes weight from as light as a feather to "so heavy, that two or three strong Men could hardly lift it up," and foretells events. Thomas Dugdale testifies that his son's fits lasted about a year, that he went with his son to visit two doctors: Dr. Chew and Dr. Crabtree, as well as several ministers including Mr. Jolly. He claims Richard Dugdale's final fit was on March 25th, 1690, a date Richard Dugdale himself predicted. (49)

Appears in:
Jollie, Thomas. A Vindication of the Surey Demoniack as no Imposter. London: 1698, 49

Thomas Dugdale Thomas Dugdale Relative of Victim
1876

A man from Lancaster in the county of Lancashire, who is the mother of Richard Dugdale. Richard Dugdale is allegedly plagued by fits which are believed to be the cause of the Devil, during which he vomits many objects, conjures stones and goose-dung from nowhere, changes weight from as light as a feather to "so heavy, that two or three strong Men could hardly lift it up," and foretells events. Thomas Dugdale testifies that his son's fits lasted about a year, that he went with his son to visit two doctors: Dr. Chew and Dr. Crabtree, as well as several ministers including Mr. Jolly. He claims Richard Dugdale's final fit was on March 25th, 1690, a date Richard Dugdale himself predicted. (49)

Appears in:
Jollie, Thomas. A Vindication of the Surey Demoniack as no Imposter. London: 1698, 49

Thomas Dugdale Thomas Dugdale Witness
1877

A man from Lancaster in the county of Lancashire, who Richard Dugdale calls upon during one of his violent fits to accompany him to the local doctor, Dr. Chew.(63)

Appears in:
Jollie, Thomas. A Vindication of the Surey Demoniack as no Imposter. London: 1698, 63

Dugdale Dugdale (Uncle) Relative of Victim
1877

A man from Lancaster in the county of Lancashire, who Richard Dugdale calls upon during one of his violent fits to accompany him to the local doctor, Dr. Chew.(63)

Appears in:
Jollie, Thomas. A Vindication of the Surey Demoniack as no Imposter. London: 1698, 63

Dugdale Dugdale (Uncle) Witness
1878

A woman from Lancaster in the county of Lancashire, who allegedly suggests to Richard Dugdale that he lie down and take drink on a morning he experiences "some heaviness." She is described as "a Neighbourwoman of good Repute," and a servant.(62-63)

Appears in:
Jollie, Thomas. A Vindication of the Surey Demoniack as no Imposter. London: 1698, 62-63

Anonymous 334 Witness
1879

A man from Lancaster in the county of Lancashire, who treats Richard Dugdale's fits as his doctor for some time. Dr. Crabtree is sought out by Richard Dugdale's father, but after his attentions, Richard Dugdale's fits become more violent. Dr. Crabtree concludes that, "if the Spirit in Richard Dugdale was a Water-Spirit, there was no cure for it." (59)

Appears in:
Jollie, Thomas. A Vindication of the Surey Demoniack as no Imposter. London: 1698, 59

Crabtree Dr. Crabtree Physician
1880

A man from Lancaster in the county of Lancashire, who Richard Dugdale visits with his father, Thomas Dugdale, and his uncle. Dr. Chew administers "physicks" to Richard Dugdale for his violent fits. When no effect is had, Richard Dugdale seeks out another doctor, Dr. Crabtree, and eventually a minister, Mr. Jolly. However, Richard Dugdale then returns to Dr. Chew, "And says likewise that he had a Fit on the 24th of March, at Evening, and on the 25th of March, in the Morning, he took Physick from Dr. Chew, and says, that the Physick worked well with him, and since that time, he says, he never had any fit: But says that the strange things that befel him, occasions him to believe that the Disease was not ordinary. "(63)

Appears in:
Jollie, Thomas. A Vindication of the Surey Demoniack as no Imposter. London: 1698, 63

Chew Dr. Chew Physician