45) Vine is a great king and an earle, he showeth himselfe as a lion, riding on a blacke horsse, and carrieth a viper in his hand, he gladlie buildeth large towres, he throweth downe stone walles, and maketh waters rough. At the commandement of the exorcist he answereth of things hidden, of witches, and of things present, past, and to come.
45) VIN�.--The Forty-fifth Spirit is Vin�, or Vinea. He is a Great King, and an Earl; and appeareth in the Form of a Lion,* riding upon a Black Horse, and bearing a Viper in his hand. His Office is to discover Things Hidden, Witches, Wizards, and Things Present, Past, and to Come. He, at the command of the Exorcist will build Towers, overthrow Great Stone Walls, and make the Waters rough with Storms. He governeth 36 Legions of Spirits. And his Seal is this, which wear thou, as aforesaid, etc.
*Or with the Head of a Lion, or having a Lion's Head, in some Codices.
XLV. VINE, a great king and earl, appears in a monstrous form,* but assumes human shape when commanded. He discerns things hidden, reveals witches and makes known the past, present and future. At the command of the exorcist he will build towers, demolish walls and make the waters stormy.
*Or as a lion seated on a black horse and holding a viper in his hand.