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A young girl who allegedly faked possession under pressure from her father. She had convulsions and vomited pins among other symptoms. She was relatively famous for a short period in the summer and autumn of 1605 when James VI and I interested himself in her alleged possession. Her case attracted the attention of many notable doctors of the time, including William Harvey.(135)

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Great Britain. Royal Commission on Historical Manuscripts, . Report of the Royal Commission on Historical Manuscripts, Issue 11, Part 7. London: , 135

Anne Gunter Anne Gunter Demoniac