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Fabell, Peterlocked

(fl. 15th cent.)
  • David Kathman

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Fabell, Peter (fl. 15th cent.), supposed magician, was popularly known in the folklore of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries as the Merry Devil of Edmonton. The earliest known sign of Fabell's legend was a poem in ottava rima called Fabyl's Ghoste, printed by ...

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