There are more results if you try the spelling newdicle. It seems to be an old dialect word -- usually a noun, as in the first quotation in #3.
(b) Robert Forby’s Vocabulary of East Anglia, 1830: “Newdicle — Something new, just as a ‘miracle’ is something wonderful. A fanciful and licentious fabrication.”
NEWDICLE. Something new
Nail's Glossary of East Anglian dialect
NEWDICLE. A novelty. East.
A Dictionary of Archaic and Provincial Words, Obsolete Phrases ..., Volume 2
By James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps
"East Anglia" seems to fit:
The gruesome murder [...] brings Shardlake and his assistant Nicholas Overton to the summer assizes at Norwich. [...] a second murder is committed and East Anglia explodes ... . (Publisher's description of the book Tombland.)