1) Innocent of wrong intent, secure from accusation.

1664 The men that sufferd at Appleby were proper and able men and dyed sacklesse

1670 as for the bewitching of any of his children shee is sacklesse, Alne. It was already being used pejoratively, of a person weak in mind or body and gave rise to a nickname: 1662 Sackles Sam: a poore fellow of New chappell, Leeds.

places Leeds Alne Appleby
dates 1662 1664 1670

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