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ID Short Description Date City Parish Current County Old county Nation
1257

John Webster accuses Dr. Casaubon of being a sworn witchmonger.(8)

Appears in:
Webster, John. The Displaying of Supposed Witchcraft. London: 1677, 8

1677       Unknown  England 
1258

John Webster claims denying a witch can transform into an animal, that she does not make a visible covenant with the Devil and allow him to suck on her body, or that she does not have carnal relations with the Devil, does not in itself deny the existence of witches.(10-11)

Appears in:
Webster, John. The Displaying of Supposed Witchcraft. London: 1677, 10-11

1677       Unknown  England 
1259

John Webster claims that some witchcraft accusers counterfeit symptoms of witchcraft, including strange fits, diseases, and vomiting, in order to seek revenge on others, by accusing said people of causing these misfortunes. (iii-iv)

Appears in:
Webster, John. The Displaying of Supposed Witchcraft. London: 1677, iii-iv

1677       Unknown  England 
1260

John Webster recalls the confession of Alison Device, where Device stated that her grandmother (Elizabeth Southerns) persuaded her to let a devil or familiar appear to her, a creature which Device then allowed to suck from her body.(35-36)

Appears in:
Webster, John. The Displaying of Supposed Witchcraft. London: 1677, 35-36

1677 Lancaster  Lancaster  Lancashire  Lancashire  England