1632 text in parish register

Pica Vetus

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This text was found in the register of deaths / burials of a parish in Belgium dating from 1632. I can't decipher three words and can't make much sense of the whole text. I would be grateful for any help. Rolandus Verlaeckt is the name of a person.

Rolandus Verlaeckt continnis persuasionibus actus, praesumpti et imaginati maleficii contra ulla signa et symptomata illius indicativa, primo importunissime diversisin locis sibi accersitis exorcismis (occliae ?) / Deinde consultis variis sagis larvis ac diabolicis (… bus) externis ; (… ?) obiens relicto suis mandato exenterandi corporis repertus est duobus calculis ovorum instar laborasse.

Thanks in advance.
Lokeren 27 Oct 1632.jpg
 
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Agrippa

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At first sight...:
line 1- Not continnis, but continuis.
line 6 - diversis in locis.
line 7sqq. - Deinde consultis variis sagis larvis ac diabolicis hominibus externis ...
 

Agrippa

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Addendum.
Line 7 - (occliae ?): How about ecclesiae ?
 

Westcott

Civis Illustris
I think it is Eccl[es]iar[um]. ie exorcisms of churches. I have an idea that this is part of the procedure for consecrating churches.
 

Agrippa

Civis Illustris
...I have an idea that this is part of the procedure for consecrating churches.
I’m afraid I can’t agree.
Please consider the central statement:
Rolandus Verlaeckt …
repertus est
duobus calculis ovorum instar laborasse (
nominativus cum infinitivo),
id est
Roland Verlaeckt …
was found to have suffered from two calculi
(nephritic stones / biliary calculi) as large as eggs. (Result of autopsy: "exenterandi corporis")
 

Agrippa

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Pica Vetus

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I thank you for completing the puzzle! It will take me some time to translate but I'll post the result here. Any suggestions are still welcome.
 

Agrippa

Civis Illustris
(… ?) obiens] How about "tandem obiens" (order of succession: primo - deinde - tandem).

The structure of the Latin registration (as I see it):


Rolandus Verlaeckt

continuis persuasionibus actus praesumpti et imaginati maleficii contra ulla signa et symptomata illius indicativa,

primo importunissime diversis in locis sibi accersitis exorcismis *ecclesiae

deinde consultis variis sagis larvis ac diabolicis *hominibus externis ;

*tandem obiens

relicto
suis mandato exenterandi corporis

repertus est duobus calculis ovorum instar laborasse.
 

Agrippa

Civis Illustris
Addendum.
"tandem"] very uncertain conjecture! :(
 
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