Monthly Archives: January 1573

A booke declaringe the fearfull vexasion

Alexander Ninge’s first fits began with his family watching him go into violent convulsions, his brother Edward thought it to be an evil spirit, his brother was able to fight the spirit off for a while, and the town was called to help pray for Alexander, the spirit began to speak through him, they began to read scripture to it, then the boy’s body transformed into the shape of the Devil, eventually the spirit left him with the help of his brother Edward,