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Muggletonian

A follower of one Lodovic Muggleton, a journeyman tailor, who, about 1651, set up for a prophet. He was sentenced to stand in the pillory, and was fined 500.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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