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Posted By: Joan from Wigan
21-Jan-09 - 08:04 PM
Thread Name: Any songs on The Witchfinder General?
Subject: RE: Any songs on The Witchfinder General?
Suegorgeous, Pyewackett was the name of a "familiar" (probably a household pet) which Matthew Hopkins famously declared was "a name no mortal could invent". The possession of a "familiar" was one of the "proofs" that the accused was a witch.