Bael (Demon)

The demon Bael appears in the grimoires Book of Incantations, The Discoverie of Witchcraft, The Magical Calendar, The Book of Spirits, The Book of the Office of Spirits, The Grand Grimoire, The Book of Oberon, Pseudomonarchia Daemonum, The Lesser Key of Solomon, Paradise Lost, and Dictionnaire Infernal

From The Lesser Key of Solomon, Crowley/Mathers edition:

Bael

The first Principal Spirit is a King ruling in the East, called Bael. He maketh thee to go Invisible. He ruleth over 66 Legions of Infernal Spirits. He appeareth in divers shapes, sometimes like a Cat, sometimes like a Toad, and sometimes like a Man, and sometimes all these forms at once. He speaketh hoarsely. This is his character which is used to be worn as a Lamen before him who calleth him forth, or else he will not do thee homage.

This demon is associated with the direction East

Illustration of Bael

Illustration of Bael source: archive.org

Timeline of related events

1600

1620

Publication of The Magical Calendar (lists this demon)

1667

Publication of Paradise Lost (lists this demon)

1700

1800

1810

In this decade: Book of Incantations written (lists this demon)

1818

Publication of Dictionnaire Infernal (lists this demon)

1821

Publication of the Grand Grimoire (lists this demon)