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ID Short Description Date City Parish Current County Old county Nation
1469

Mary Moore calls for doctors from Newcastle, Durham and Edenborough to examine her eldest son, George Muschamp Jr., who began wasting away and lost the use of his legs at Christmas. They are allegedly unable to determine the cause of George Jr.'s illness, but agree that "by the course of nature he could not live a month to an end."(4-5)

Appears in:
Moore, Mary. Wonderfull Newes from the North. London: 1650, 4-5

1647, January Spittle    Northumberland  Northumberland  England 
1470

Margaret Muschamp's fits allegedly resume once more two or three weeks after her brother, George Jr., begins wasting away. This continues for three or four weeks, during which she cries out against something she calls the Rogue, and is seen shielding herself with her hands and bedclothes as if someone is striking her. She claims this Rogue is fighting her, sometimes in the shape of a dragon, bear, horse or cow, and sometimes with a club, staff, sword or dagger. She also claims that her Good Things, or angels, are fighting in her defense.(5)

Appears in:
Moore, Mary. Wonderfull Newes from the North. London: 1650, 5

1647, January Spittle    Northumberland  Northumberland  England 
1508

Margaret Muschamp, after fighting off the Rogue during her fits, allegedly writes with her hand on her breast while her eyes are fixed on her angels. When given a pen and paper, she will write "Jo Hu. Do. Swo. have beene the death of one deare friend, consume another, and torment mee" while shrinking back as if anticipating a blow. She falls into a convulsive fit if someone takes the paper from her, lasting until she can burn it or chew it into illegibility.(5)

Appears in:
Moore, Mary. Wonderfull Newes from the North. London: 1650, 5

1647, January Spittle    Northumberland  Northumberland  England