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Author: Hilliard, John
Title: Fire from heauen. Burning the body of one Iohn Hittchell of Holne-hurst, within the parish of Christ-church, in the county of South-hampton the 26. of Iune last 1613. who by the same was consumed to ashes, and no fire seene, lying therein smoaking and smothering three dayes and three nights, not to bequenched [sic] by water, nor the help of mans hand. VVith the lamentable burning of his house and one childe, and the grieuous scorching of his wife: with the birth of a monster, and many other strange things hapning about the same time: the like was neuer seene nor heard of. / Written by Iohn Hilliard Preacher of the word of life in Sopley. Reade and tremble. With the fearefull burning of the towne of Dorchester vpon friday the 6 of August last 1613.
Publication Info: Ann Arbor, Michigan: University of Michigan Library
2012 November (TCP phase 2)
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Print source: Fire from heauen. Burning the body of one Iohn Hittchell of Holne-hurst, within the parish of Christ-church, in the county of South-hampton the 26. of Iune last 1613. who by the same was consumed to ashes, and no fire seene, lying therein smoaking and smothering three dayes and three nights, not to bequenched [sic] by water, nor the help of mans hand. VVith the lamentable burning of his house and one childe, and the grieuous scorching of his wife: with the birth of a monster, and many other strange things hapning about the same time: the like was neuer seene nor heard of. / Written by Iohn Hilliard Preacher of the word of life in Sopley. Reade and tremble. With the fearefull burning of the towne of Dorchester vpon friday the 6 of August last 1613.
Hilliard, John

Printed at London: for Iohn Trundle, and are to be sold at his shop in Barby can [sic] at the signe of Nobody., 1613.
Subject terms:
Hittchell, John, d. 1613.
Electrical injuries -- England -- Early works to 1800.
Fires -- England -- Dorchester (Dorset) -- Early works to 1800.
Abnormalities, Human -- Early works to 1800.
URL: http://name.umdl.umich.edu/B00175.0001.001

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To The VVorshipfull his very louing Cosen Mr. Nicholas Hillyard, his Maiesties seruant in ordinary. Io: H. wishes all the graces of this life, and the glory of the life to come.
Fier from Heauen: or A TRVMPET SOVN∣DING TO IVDGE∣MENT, CALLING VS TO RE∣PENTANCE, BY THE FEAREFVL and lamentable burning of Iohn Hitchell, carpenter to ashes: together with his house and one child, and the grieuous scorching of his wife by lightning, as also by the burning of another house sithence, and the birth of a Monster. All within the Towne and Parish of Christ-church in Hampshire.
Hereunto is anexed, THE LAMENTABLE AND FEAREFVLL BVRNING OF THE TOWNE OF DOR∣chester, vpon the 6. of August last. 1613.