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Name Description Original Text
Anonymous 71One of five spirits that appears to Anne Bodenham in the form of a ragged boy. The group of ragged boys appears to Bodenham after she "took her staff, and there drew him about the house, making a kind of a Circle, and then took a book, and carrying it over the Circle, with her hands, and taking a green Glass, did lay it upon the book, and placed in the Circle an earthen pan of Coles, wherein she threw something, which burning caused a very noysome stinck." Bodenham also called upon "Belzebub, Tormentor, Satan, and Lucifer" during the conjuring process. After they appear, the ragged boys "run about the house, where she [Bodenham] had drawn the Staff," and ate the crumbs of bread Bodenham threw on the ground.[W]hen the Maid came to the Witches house and told her what she came for, the Witch took her staff, and there drew him about the house, making a kind of a Circle, and then took a book, and carrying it over the Circle, with her hands, and taking a green Glass, did lay it upon the book, and placed in the Circle an earthen pan of Coles, wherein she threw something, which burning caused a very noysome stinck, and told the Maid she should not be afraid of what she should then see, for now they would come, they are the words she used, and so calling Belzebub, Tormentor, Satan, and Lucifer appear, there suddainly arose a very high wind, which made the house shake, and presently the back Door of the house flying open, there came five spirits, as the Maid supposed, in the likeness of ragged Boys, some bigger than others, and ran about the house, where she had drawn the Staff, and the VVitch threw down upon the ground Crums of Bread, which the Spirits picked up[.]

Appears in:
Bower, Edmond. Doctor Lamb Revived, or, Witchcraft Condemned in Anne Bodenham. London: 1653, 4-5