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ID Short Description & Text Name Preferred Name Person Type
339

A woman from Denham in the county of Buckinghamshire, who is possessed because she allegedly loved the Devil.(19)

Appears in:
Harsnett, Samuel. A Declaration of Egregious Popish Impostures. London: 1603, 19

Sarah Williams Sarah Williams Demoniac
340

A girl from Denham in the county of Buckinghamshire, described as being sixteen-years of age. She is convinced that she had been possessed by the Devil and that he cried out through her. She is made to convert to Catholicism, renamed Frauncis during a christening, and undergoes an series of brutal exorcisms. She later retracts her confession, claiming that the priests told her that she and her sisters were all possessed, but "verily beleeueth, they thrust a rustie, naile into her mouth, and afterwards pretended, that it came out of her body."(21)

Appears in:
Harsnett, Samuel. A Declaration of Egregious Popish Impostures. London: 1603, 21

Friswood Williams Friswood Williams Demoniac
341

A woman from Denham in the county of Buckinghamshire, described as an eighteen-year old hysteric who had fits for a period of three years.(20-21)

Appears in:
Harsnett, Samuel. A Declaration of Egregious Popish Impostures. London: 1603, 20-21

Anne Smi Anne Smith Demoniac
342

A young man from Denham in the county of Buckinghamshire, described as being possessed according to the popish exorcists.(27)

Appears in:
Harsnett, Samuel. A Declaration of Egregious Popish Impostures. London: 1603, 27

William Trayford William Trayford Demoniac