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Name Description Original Text
Jesse BeeA boy from Burton upon Trent in the county of Staffordshire, who is asked by the friends of Thomas Darling to read from scripture, in the hopes of curing Darling of his violent fits.(3)The next day bee hadde many fittes, in the whith hee woulde often point at a greene Catte that troubled him, and still intreated his friends that were preitut to pray for him. Betweene his fittes he requested them to reade the scriptures, which when they could not doe for weeping to behold his miserie, they sent (at the boyes request) for one Iesse Bee that doth dwell in Burton vpon Trent, who tooke the notes of the whole matter, and him the Boy after some speeches intreated to read where he would: who read the xi. Chapter according to Sa. Iohn, till hee came to the fourth verse[.]()