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Certainly the execution of Charles 1 created an undoubted vacuum which many
rival healers thought it worth rushing to filLjA blacksmith in Cromhall,
Gloucestershire, claimed to have performed some successful cures of the Evil
and was ...
all begun with touching for the King's Evil, was a veiled sectarian protest against
the Restoration and the miraculous power claimed by Charles II. Although he
declared his loyalty to the Church of England, Greatrakes had been actively ...
... there were many less famous eccentrics : Mary Baynton, the Yorkshire woman,
who in 1533 gave herself out to be the King's daughter Mary, 'put forth into the
broad world to shift for her living';2 Anne Burnell, who claimed in 1587 to be the ...
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The Magic of the Medieval Church
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