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Elizabeth BartonA woman from Lancaster in the county of Lancashire, who allegedly faked possession, being exploited by Richard Master, the local parson.(288) Elizabeth Barton, who was famed for her sanctity, and six with her, who thought she was inspired by the Holy Ghost, were accused in Parliament. Those six knew that she was not inspired; and that all that was given out about her, was a contrivance of theirs, who had instructed her to play such tricks; as was proved by their own Confessions and other Evidences.()