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    I found this little gem on the Making Light website:

    Deaths taken out of the Register of Lamplugh from Janry ye 1 1656 to Janry ye 1 1663

    On a five bar gate, stag hunters: 4
    Two Duels, first fot [fought] with frying pan and pitchforks: 1
    Second between a 3 footed stool and a brown jug: 1
    Kild [killed] at Kelton fell raices [races]: 3
    Knocked on the head at Cockfight: 2
    Crost [crossed] in love: 1
    Broke his neck robbing a hen roost: 1
    took cold sleeping at Church: 11
    hanged for clipping and coyning: 7
    of a sprain in his shouldr by saving his dog at bul bate [bull bait]:1
    Mrs Lamplugh’s cordial water: 2
    Knocked on ye head with a quart bottle: 1
    Frighted to Death by faries: 4
    Of strong October at the hall: 14
    Bewitched: 7
    Broke a vein in bawling for a knight of ye shire: 1
    Old women drowned upon trial for witchcraft: 3
    Climbing a crows nest: 1
    Led into a horse pond by a will of the whisp: 1
    Over eat himself at a house warming: 1
    Died of a fright in an Excersise of ye traind bands: 1
    By the Parsons bull: 2
    Vagrant beggars worried by Esqr Lamplughs housedog: 2
    Choked with eating barley: 4
    Old age: 57

    Original web source here

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    Some of these are amazingly suggestive! Wow--this was a gem. Very fun to read!
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