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Name Description Original Text
Anonymous 205A rat that appears to James Barrow and enters his body, causing him to look and act like a Changeling (a fairy child). Barrow's Master "caused him to rise and put on his clothes, and a very good dinner was provided, but [Barrow] not a bit could he eat."The Boy desiring to go forth to be Apprentice, I accordingly provided him a Master, with whom he was near half the three months that he was wel: but being at a certain time in his Masters Garden, his fellow Apprentice being there with him, he told him, that he knew he should be mad; his fellow Apprentice asked him why he said so? he told him that a Rat appeared to him often times: the next day, about the same hour, as near as could be computed, the Rat entered into him; the news was sent to me, which was very unwelcome: I went the next day and found him in bed, looking and acting like a Changling, I caused him to rise and put on his clothes, and a very good dinner was provided, but not a bit could he eat[.]

Appears in:
Barrow, John. The Lord's Arm Stretched Out in an Answer of Prayer, or, A true Relation of the Wonderful Deliverance of James Barrow. London: 1664, 9