Ranfaing, Elizabeth de
   See Nancy Possession.

Encyclopedia of Demons and Demonology. . 2009.

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  • Nancy Possession — (1620)    Case of demonic POSSESSION of a young woman in Lorraine, France. Elizabeth de Ranfaing, the DEMONIAC, was exorcized in Nancy. The DEMON possessing her demonstrated a remarkable command of several foreign languages.    De Ranfaing was a… …   Encyclopedia of Demons and Demonology

  • Roman Catholic Diocese of Saint-Dié — Saint Dié Cathedral The Roman Catholic Diocese of Saint Dié, in Latin Dioecesis Sancti Deodatiis), is a diocese of the Latin Rite of the Roman Catholic Church in France. The diocese has the same boundaries as the department of the Vosges. The… …   Wikipedia

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  • Claude Pithoys — (1587 1676) ancien franciscain, converti au protestantisme en 1632, géographe, professeur réputé de philosophie et de droit à l Académie de Sedan. C est le prédécesseur de Pierre Bayle. Œuvres La descouverture des faux possédez. ;… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Nancy — • Diocese in France and heir to the celebrated See of Toul Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Nancy     Nancy     † …   Catholic encyclopedia

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