The Lancashire-witches and Tegue O Divelly, the Irish-priest a comedy acted at the Duke's Theater
Shadwell, Thomas, 1642?-1692.
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- Sir Edward Hartf•rt. A worthy Hospitable true English Gentleman, of good un∣derstanding, and honest Principles.
- Young Harf•rt his Son. A Clownish, sordid, Country Fool, that loves nothing but drinking Ale, and Country Sports.
- Sir Ieffery Shacklehead. A simple Justice, pretending to great Skill in Witches, and a great Persecuter of them.
- Sir Timothy Shacklehead. Sir Ieffery's Son, a very pert, confident, simple Fellow, bred at Oxford, and the Inns of Court.
- Tom. Shacklehead. Sir Ieffery's poor Younger Brother, an humble Companion, and led: drinker in the Country.
- Smerk. Chaplain to Sir Edward, Foolish, Knavish, Popish, Arrogant, Insolent; yet for his Interest, Slavish.
- Tegue O Divelly. The Irish-Priest, an equal mixture of Fool and Knave.
- Bellfort. Doubty. Two Yorkshire Gentlemen of good Estates, well bred, and of good Sense.
- La. Shacklehead. Wife to Sir Ieffery, a notable discreet Lady, something in∣clined to Wantonness.
- Theodosia. Daughter to Sir Ieffery, and Lady. Women of good Humour, Wit, and Beauty.
- Isabella. Daughter to Sir Edward Hartfort.
- Susan. House-Keeper to Sir Edward.
- Clod. A Country Fellow, a retainer to Sir Edwards Family.
- Thomas o Georges. Another Country Fellow.
- The Devil
- Mother Demdike.
- Mother Dickenson.
- Mother Hargrave.
- Mal. Spencer.
- Madge, and several other
- Old Woman that Searches them▪
- Servants, Dancers Musicians, Messenger, &c.
The Scene in Lancashire, near Pendle-Hills.