The Devils of Loudun

The Devils of Loudun The Devils of Loudun is an account of the possesion of the nuns of Loudun In the Ursuline nuns of Loudon were allegedly possessed by demons This is one of the largest cases of mass possession in

  • Title: The Devils of Loudun
  • Author: Edmund Goldsmid
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  • Page: 278
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  • The Devils of Loudun is an account of the possesion of the nuns of Loudun In 1634 the Ursuline nuns of Loudon were allegedly possessed by demons This is one of the largest cases of mass possession in history Father Urbain Grandier, a local priest, was interrogated under torture, convicted of being responsible for the possessions as well as sorcery , and subsequently buThe Devils of Loudun is an account of the possesion of the nuns of Loudun In 1634 the Ursuline nuns of Loudon were allegedly possessed by demons This is one of the largest cases of mass possession in history Father Urbain Grandier, a local priest, was interrogated under torture, convicted of being responsible for the possessions as well as sorcery , and subsequently burned at the stake This is a 19th century translation of the primary account of the episode, originally written in French by Des Niau in 1634.

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    1. link"One more journey I made to see possessed women exorcised near Antwerp, anno 16493 but saw only some great Holland wenches hear exorcism patiently, and belch most abominably. So if those were devils, they were windy devils, but I thought they were only possessed with a morning's draught of too new beer. "

    2. I don't normally count my assigned readings for school on , but seeing as how I spent over 5 hours today reading this and taking notes, I'm counting it. History is insane, and what's crazy about this account is that it's an eye-witness testimony to some utter bullshit.

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