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Assertions for a specific being.

Name Description Original Text
Anonymous 195A mouse-like spirit that Robert Aldridge witnesses running up William Sommers' leg and then into his belly, causing it to "swell to a verie great quantitie, twise so big as his bodie." After the mouse spirit enters Sommers' body "remayned there for the space of a quarter of an houre."Robert Aldridge Clerk vicar of Sanct Maries in Nott: sworne, and examined sayth, that first he comming to William Somm: vppon Thurs daie being the 3 of November (as he thinketh) he found him lying vppon a bed, no bed clothes lying vppon him, but onelie his owne hose: a[n]d sawe a thing running vp his right leg to the quantitie of a mouse, and he calling vnto God by prayer, immediatelie it removed out of the right leg, into the left, and laying his hand therevppon immediatelie it removed into his bellie, where it did swell to a verie great quantitie, twise so big as his bodie as he thinketh, and from thence into his brest, and there it was the bignes of his fist, and from thence into his neck, and from thence vnder his eare, where it remayned in the bignes of a french wallnut, not changing his former colour, and so remayned there for the space of a quarter of an houre: and the sayd Sommers liing vppon his back, his hands were holden by two there standing by the whole time this examinant was there.

Appears in:
Co., G.. A Breife Narration of the Possession, Dispossession, and, Repossession of William Sommers. Amsterdam: 1598, 22