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[359

the

Court,

condemned for

a

Counterfeit

and,

'

together with More

his

Companion,

both

depofed

'

from the

Minitlry,

and committed

dole

Prifo-

'

Hers."

Darrell

indeed,

when

he

was

in

Prifon,

made

a

fòletnn

Proteflation

of

his

Innocency,

and

defended the

Do

&rive

of

difpoffefling

evil

Spirits,

by

Fatting and Prayer.

'

One

would

think (lays

Mr.

N.)

here was

a

Plot

of

fòtne cunning detign-

'

ing

Men to

conjure

the People

into

a

Belief

of

the

D

f

ipliae, but all

vanifhes

in

the

Principles

`

of

a

weak,

and (as

Mr.

Strype

confelles)

honed

Man, whole

Name

was

Darrel."

Mr.

Strype

fays, this

was

a

weak,

or

honeft

Man

(ball

I

call

him,

writ

a

Book, while Prifoner

in

the Gatehoufe.

'Tis

upon the

Credit

of

this

Book,

and

his

Pro

-

tettation

at

the

Clote of

it,

that

Mr.

Strype feems

to differ

from

the

Opinion of thofe

great Divines

and

Lawyers,

in

the

high

Commillion

that

unani-

moufly,

upon

a

full Hearing, condemned

him

as

a

Counterfeit.

But all vanifhes,

fays

Mr.

N.

in

the

Principles

of

a

weak Man.

Were

there no others

then

concerned

with

him

?

Was

not

More

con-

demned

with

him

?

Does not

Mr.

Strype

mention

Mr. Rilderfham,

another

Miner,

as

allowing

a

Book

in

Conjunction

with

Darrell, wrote

by

Rice,

a

Sadler,

upon

the,

Difpoffeflion

of

the Boy

of

tq.

Years

old,

and

contra&ed

by

Mr.

Denni,iin,

ano-

ther

Minifier.

Of

the dilpoffefBng the

leven Per-

fons

at

Mr.

Starkv's,

one

Mr.

Deacon,

Preacher at

Leigh,

wrote

a

Book,

which Book was

jut

-titled

by

More,

another

Preacher

;

which

"Wore

had

joined

himfeif with

Darrell

in

that pretended Difpoffeflion

of

fix

Women,

in

one

Houle. Darrell himfelf

declared, that Aldridge, another

Minier,

wrote

ro

him,

after having

wrote to

two

other

Miniflers,

who were

abfent

from

their

Homes. And that

Darrel,

Aldridge, and

two

other Miniflers, with

ago of

the

Neighbours,

affembled

in

Prayer and

Fatting,

for

difpoffeiling

Somers.

This

Somers

afterwards

owned

the

Fraud,

and then

denyed

ir.

Afterwards

he

was brought before

the

Lord Chief

jutiice,

and then

he

confeffed again the

whole

Courte

of

his

Díffmulation.p

Darrell,

however,

wrote

a

Book,

after this,

to prove

that

Somers

A

a

4

was