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“As things stand, Catherine and her family do not feel confident about her going to Norfolk,” one of her friends tells Mandrake.Kate Middleton To Miss Royal Christmas As She Battles Sickness|Tom Sykes|December 17, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The tree, the spring, and the mandrake caused the inhabitants of Domremy to be suspected of holding converse with evil spirits.
The good Brother likewise caused to be burnt the mandrake roots which many folk kept in their houses.
Witches made much of them; and those who believed that the Maid was a witch accused her of carrying a mandrake on her person.
This was doubtless known to Shakespeare, as in the passage cited he compares the mandrake with the poppy.
The mandrake Atropa officinalis belongs to the Solanaceæ, and, like others of the family, has narcotic properties.