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An Account of a strange and prodigious storm of thunder, lighting & hail

there was a terrible storm in Oxfordshire of lightning and hail, barns were burnt down, a boy was struck with thunder but recovered, reports of a Catholic Jesuit churches being destroyed in a similar storm in France, yet the Protestant church in this town remained unharmed, lightning also struck a ship and several crew members

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The Strange and dreadful relation of a horrible tempest of thunder and lightning and of strange apparitions in the air

a storm sent hail and lightning down in Wetherby, many people say ‘appearances of several shapes’ in the storm, then a whirlwind of flame descended from the sky, also reports of a monstrous birth in Ill-Brewers where a mother gave birth two a female conjoined twin two necks and heads, they were baptized and are to be brought to London for the curious to see

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Strange and terrible news from sea., or:, A true relation of a most wonderful violent tempest of lightning and thunder

A violent storm of lightning and hail was felt in London and at sea, a bolt struck a ship setting it on fire, five men were seemingly struck dead but eventually regained some consciousness after.

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The dreadful and most prodigious tempest at Markfield at Leicestershire

first meteors appeared in the air, then hail in the form of swords and daggers, lightning caused fire and an explosion at a Lime-kiln

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A warning-peece for England by that sad and fearefull example that hath happened to men, women and children, all sorts of cattle and fowles, by stormes

a storm of hail and lightning struck a church, killed and hurt many, the minister was struck on the Pulpit but not harmed, a child in a mothers arm killed but the mother not hurt, hail as big as eggs, call for England to repent

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A wonderfull and most lamentable declaration of the great hurt done

in the month of June there was flooding, a storm, and hail the size of pigeons in Germany, many drowned, the town of Weinmar flooded, the church of St. James destroyed and the steeple burnt, a fire in Constantinople then lists all the destruction in the towns

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Feareful neuues of thunder and lightning with the terrible effects thereof

forty days before the incident, the sky turned red, then a discussion of the idolatrous Papacy, and then back in England the sky turned black on one side with sun on the other, and a rainbow appeared, then lightning and hail, while giving the speech the author found out the Steeple was one fire, but the Church wasn’t harmed much