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Anonymous 486 (Plural)A number of men and women from Burton upon Trent in the county of Staffordshire, who come to the aid of a Tenant (Anonymous 2) when she finds that the green boughs in her hall have caught fire, although there were no candles or fires lit in the room for a fortnight. They stay the night after the fire is put out, to watch over the house.(3 - 4)The Hagg having thus for above a moneth together almost every night acted the part of Hocus pocus Minor, lay quiet for some moneths, and then began to act the Major and do greater mischiefs; and to this purpose, one night as the Tenant and her Maid were going to bed, and passing by the Hall, which was dressed with green boughs, tyed on the Posts, after the Countrey fashion, they were all of a flame, and no fire had been made in that Room of a fortnight before, nor any Candle that night; but the fire was soon quenched by throwing water on it, yet an outcry being made the neighbours came in and watch|ed the House all night.()