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Joan Prentice confesses that the Devil appeared to her in the form of a ferret with firey eyes, and demanded her soul and blood in order to create an allegiance to him. The ferret sucked blood from Prentice's finger and told her its name was Bidd.(11)

Appears in:
Anonymous. The Apprehension and Confession of Three Notorious Witches. London: 1589, 11

1585   Henningham Sibble  North Essex  Essex  England 

Mother Baker tells the Stuppeny family that a neighbour created a heart made of wax and pricked it with pins to cause their daughter to fall ill.(146)

Appears in:
Scot, Reginald. Scot's Discovery of Witchcraft Proving the Common Opinions of Witches Contracting with Devils, Spirits, or Familiars. London: 1651, 146

1585     Kent  Cantia  England