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John StockdenA man from Coven-Garden in London and the county of Greater London, described as a plain Country Yeoman that discovers seven witches residing at Queen-Street in Coven-Garden who are falsely giving confession for monetary prices and after swearing confessors under several articles. John Stockden refuses to swear to these articles, although he "was willing to have a wench," and he thus discovers them to be witches.(5)And so the Pope must help him: by which way they stuffe their purses with gold, and their bellies with children, and then did not against their wils forsake their cheating Nunnery, the chiefe cause being discovered, by John Stockden, a plain Country fellow, who was willing to have a wench, but not to swear to their Articles.()