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ID Short Description Date City Parish Current County Old county Nation
676

Stretton's neighbour (Anonymous 487) and his wife (Anonymous 322) are believed to have caused the demonic being to torment Jane Stretton, when it is discovered that the cunning man (Anonymous 487) and Jane Stetton's father, Thomas Stretton, had been in an argument. The cunning man and his wife are brought before her while she is having a fit, where fire burns her mouth. Anonymous 322 admits that "she could not have stayed any longer from her."(8-9)

Appears in:
Y., M.. The Hartford-shire Wonder. London: 1669, 8-9

1669 Ware  Ware  Hertfordshire  Hertfordshire  England 
2976

Upon losing his Bible, Thomas Stretton visits one of his neighbors (Anonymous 487), who was "a Cunning man, Wizard, or Fortune-teller" in order to help find it. Thomas Stretton however, accuses the man of being "a Witch or a Devil, seeing as he could neither write nor read." These words cause anger for the cunning-man, who vows to get revenge.(1 - 3)

Appears in:
Y., M.. The Hartford-shire Wonder. London: 1669, 1 - 3

1668 Ware  Ware  Hertfordshire  Hertfordshire  England 
2977

Jane Stretton from the town of Ware suffers from fits, during which "she complained continually of an exceeding pain in her back more then the other parts of her body," as if she were being slashed at knife-point, "her flesh cut and mangled." When setting up her bed, a naked knife is found there, "no body knowing how or which ways it should come thither."(7)

Appears in:
Y., M.. The Hartford-shire Wonder. London: 1669, 7

1668 Ware  Ware  Hertfordshire  Hertfordshire  England