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Elizabeth Francis alleges in her confession, that her marriage to Christopher Francis was filled with "much vnquietnes and [was] moued to swearing and cursinge." Desiring to remedy their relationship, Elizabeth asks Sathan to kill their daughter, now a year and a half old. This, however, did not bring Francis "the quietnes that she desyred."(9, 11-12)

Appears in:
Phillips, John. The Examination and Confession of Certain Witches. London: 1566, 9, 11-12

1548 Hatfield Peverel   Hatfield Peverel   Essex  Essex  England 
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Elizabeth Francis alleges in her confession, that she instructed Sathan to lame her husband, Christopher Francis, when their relationship remained unsatisfactory following the death of their daughter. Sathan did so by lying in Christopher's shoe in the shape of a toad for him to discover with his toes. Christopher, amazed by the toad, asked Elizabeth what it was, and she told him to kill it. When he did, he was struck with "a lamenes wherof he can not healed."(9, 11-12)

Appears in:
Phillips, John. The Examination and Confession of Certain Witches. London: 1566, 9, 11-12

1548 Hatfield Peverel   Hatfield Peverel   Essex  Essex  England