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Th; rector of Warboys, was summoned. So edified was he by the old woman's penitence that he made it the subject of his sermon next day, which was Sunday and Christmas Eve Possibly Philip Barrow, who was licensed as a physician (1572) and a surgeon (1559) by the University of Cambridge. His book Method OfPhysick~, containing the Causes, Signs and Cures of Inward Diseases in Man's Body from head to foot (London I 590) reached its fifth edition in 1617. a Sir Walter Scott in his Demonology and Witchcraft calls him, by an obvious slip of the pen, Sir Samuel Cromwell.

Harvard Univ. Press, r928), also English Witchcraft and James I (New York, 1912). Christ's College, Cambridge. , 1590. Incorporated at Oxford I 593. Rector of Aldwincle, All Saints', Northamptonshire, I 597. flotes and Queries, I 2th Series, vol. i, p. 283 ( I g I 6). pamphlet of which only one copy-and that an imperfect onesurvives. It has neither printer's name nor date. I t is entitled ' A true and particular observation of a notable piece of witchcraft, practised by John Samuel the Father, Alice Samuel the Mother and Alice Samuel the Daughter, of Warboise in the County of Huntingdon, Upon jive Daughters of Robert Throckmorton of the same Towne and Countie, Esquire, and certain other, maid-servants to the number of twelve in the whole, all of them being in one house : November 1589 '.

Oliver Cromwell, who was sleeping in the same bed. This dream proved to be the beginning of a long and fatal illness. 592). Meanwhile Mrs. Samuel, curiously enough, came to stay for some time at the Throckmortons' house. During her stay she became seriously ill, and confessed that she was a witch. Dr. Dorrington? th; rector of Warboys, was summoned. So edified was he by the old woman's penitence that he made it the subject of his sermon next day, which was Sunday and Christmas Eve Possibly Philip Barrow, who was licensed as a physician (1572) and a surgeon (1559) by the University of Cambridge.

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