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ID Short Description Date City Parish Current County Old county Nation
415

A woman from Suffolk (Anonymous 23) allegedly bewitches a pregnant woman after being offered only half a piece of bread. Soon after that, woman gives birth to two pieces of deformed flesh.(4)

Appears in:
Anonymous. Signs and Wonders from Heaven. With a True Relation of a Monster Born in Radcliffe Highway. London: 1645, 4

1644, July 30     Suffolk  Suffolke  England 
447

Anonymous 26 appears to his sweetheart a month after he was thought dead, and carries her over forty miles to her father's house in two hours.(441)

Appears in:
Anonymous. The Suffolk Miracle. London: 1693, 441

1693     Suffolk  Suffolke  England 
1288

Doctor Harvey, "although very learned otherwise," will not confirm or deny the existence of witches.(282-283)

Appears in:
Bickley et al., A.C.. The Gentleman's Magazine Library. London: 1884, 282-283

1636 Newmercat   Forest Heath  Suffolk  Suffolke  England 
1289

Doctor Harvey explains that he went to a house on the edge of town where there allegedly lived a witch (Anonymous 154). When he first arrived, the woman seemed very suspicious, but when Harvey claimed to be a wizard she warmed up and reaffirmed this because of Harvey's allegedly "magical face."(283)

Appears in:
Bickley et al., A.C.. The Gentleman's Magazine Library. London: 1884, 283

1636 Newmercat   Forest Heath  Suffolk  Suffolke  England 
1290

The old woman (Anonymous 154) puts out a saucer of milk and calls her familiar (for Dr. Harvey) which appears to her immediately in the shape of a toad.(285)

Appears in:
Bickley et al., A.C.. The Gentleman's Magazine Library. London: 1884, 285

1636 Newmercat   Forest Heath  Suffolk  Suffolke  England 
1291

Doctor Harvey sends the woman off to get some ale. While she is away, Doctor Harvey captures her toad by throwing some milk as the old woman had done and opens it up using his scalpel to examine its entrails and determine whether it is different from a normal toad.(285)

Appears in:
Bickley et al., A.C.. The Gentleman's Magazine Library. London: 1884, 285

1636 Newmercat   Forest Heath  Suffolk  Suffolke  England 
1292

Harvey notes that this toad is anatomically normal. He concludes the witch's purported familiar was an ordinary toad, tamed by the old woman.(285)

Appears in:
Bickley et al., A.C.. The Gentleman's Magazine Library. London: 1884, 285

1636 Newmercat   Forest Heath  Suffolk  Suffolke  England 
1293

Doctor Harvey concludes that the old woman (Anonymous 154) had tamed an ordinary toad and then come to believe that it was a familiar. (285)

Appears in:
Bickley et al., A.C.. The Gentleman's Magazine Library. London: 1884, 285

1636 Newmercat   Forest Heath  Suffolk  Suffolke  England 
1294

The old woman (Anonymous 154) attacks Doctor Harvey when she discovers he has killed her toad. In an effort to get her to stop, he tells her he is the king's physician sent to find out whether or not she is a witch.(286)

Appears in:
Bickley et al., A.C.. The Gentleman's Magazine Library. London: 1884, 286

1636 Newmercat   Forest Heath  Suffolk  Suffolke  England 
1606

Thomas Paman confesses to having feigned mental illness and bewitchment, and having assaulted alleged witch Alice Read who had been sent to see him by Sir Martin Stuteville.(198-199)

Appears in:
, Great Britain. Public Record Office. Calendar of State Papers: Domestic Series, of the Reign of Charles I, 1629-1631. London: 1830, 198-199

1630 Newmercat   Forest Heath  Suffolk  Suffolke  England 
1616

Mr. Lowes Parson of Branson in Suffolke commits "many other most hanous, wicked, and accursed acts" with the help of six imps which visit him daily.(3)

Appears in:
Anonymous. A True Relation of the Araignment of Eighteene Witches. London: 1645, 3

1645 Branson    Suffolk  Suffolke  England 
1617

Mr. Lowes Parson of Branson in Suffolke "preached about threescore sermons after he had made his Covenent with the Devill," thereby engaging in anti-Catholic activities and working with the Devil.(3)

Appears in:
Anonymous. A True Relation of the Araignment of Eighteene Witches. London: 1645, 3

1645 Branson    Suffolk  Suffolke  England 
1618

Mr. Lowes Parson of Branson in Suffolke is found to have a teat on the crown of his head, and two under his tongue. This confirms his "Covenant with the Devill."(3)

Appears in:
Anonymous. A True Relation of the Araignment of Eighteene Witches. London: 1645, 3

1645 Branson    Suffolk  Suffolke  England 
1654

Mr. Lowes Parson is put on trial for witchcraft in Branson in Suffolk, being both tried and convicted. He allegedly bewitched a ship, capsizing it and drowning the crew; had the help of six imps to cause mischief, and "he had done many other more hanous, wicked, and accursed acts." He is one among eighteen witches at the session.(3)

Appears in:
Anonymous. A True Relation of the Araignment of Eighteene Witches. London: 1645, 3

1645 Branson    Suffolk  Suffolke  England 
1722

An old woman (Anonymous 271) "had done many very wicked things" by bewitching cattle and corn. She is one among eighteen witches on trial at Bury St. Edmunds in Suffolk.(4)

Appears in:
Anonymous. A True Relation of the Araignment of Eighteene Witches. London: 1645, 4

1645     Suffolk  Suffolke  England 
1723

An old woman (Anonymous 271) bewitched "seven persons of one family to death." The family consisted of one man (Anonymous 284), his wife (Anonymous 285), and their five children (Anonymous 286, Anonymous 287, Anonymous 288, Anonymous 289, Anonymous 290). The old woman was one of eighteen witches on trial in Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk.(4)

Appears in:
Anonymous. A True Relation of the Araignment of Eighteene Witches. London: 1645, 4

1645     Suffolk  Suffolke  England 
1724

An old woman (Anonymous 271) has imps come to her "in severall shapes." She is one among eighteen witches on trial at Bury St. Edmunds.(4)

Appears in:
Anonymous. A True Relation of the Araignment of Eighteene Witches. London: 1645, 4

1645     Suffolk  Suffolke  England 
1728

A woman, described as "another of the women witches" (Anonymous 272), who "had beene a Witch above five and twenty yeares," bewitched a child (Anonymous 283) to death. She is one among eighteen witches at a session held in Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk.(4)

Appears in:
Anonymous. A True Relation of the Araignment of Eighteene Witches. London: 1645, 4

1645     Suffolk  Suffolke  England 
1729

A woman, described as "another of the women witches" (Anonymous 272), one among eighteen at a session at Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk, bewitched a "great store of Cattle," causing the owners to be hindered by either the death or the "unserviceablenesse of them"(4)

Appears in:
Anonymous. A True Relation of the Araignment of Eighteene Witches. London: 1645, 4

1645     Suffolk  Suffolke  England 
1730

A woman, described as "another of the women witches" (Anonymous 272), one among eighteen at a session at Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk, bewitched "standing corne," causing great losses to the owners, as they could not "benefit of there long, hard, and by her made, fruitlesse labours."(4)

Appears in:
Anonymous. A True Relation of the Araignment of Eighteene Witches. London: 1645, 4

1645     Suffolk  Suffolke  England 
1736

A woman (Anonymous 273), one of 120 being held in prison at Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk, had "carnall copulation with the Devill," before her husband died. She conceived twice by the Devil, but as soon as the offspring was born, "they run away in most horrid long and ugly shapes."(5)

Appears in:
Anonymous. A True Relation of the Araignment of Eighteene Witches. London: 1645, 5

1645     Suffolk  Suffolke  England 
1738

A woman, described as "another of these witches" (Anonymous 274) from Suffolk held a grudge against a gentleman(Anonymous 281) and his wife (Anonymous 282), for "they seemed discontented at her comming often to their house." She sends one of her imps "in the likenesses of a little black smoth dog" to play with their young son and only child (Anonymous 275). (5)

Appears in:
Anonymous. A True Relation of the Araignment of Eighteene Witches. London: 1645, 5

1645     Suffolk  Suffolke  England 
1739

A woman, described as "another of these witches" (Anonymous 274) from Suffolk sends her imp "in the likenesse of a little black smoth dog" to play with the son (Anonymous 275) of a gentleman (Anonymous 281) and his wife(Anonymous 282) whom she held a grudge against; the imp "brought the child to a water side, and there drowned the said child to the great grief of the parents." (5)

Appears in:
Anonymous. A True Relation of the Araignment of Eighteene Witches. London: 1645, 5

1645     Suffolk  Suffolke  England 
1752

Anne Leech of Mistley, Suffolk confesses to sending her gray imp with Elizabeth Clarke's black imp and Elizabeth Gooding's white imp, to "kill a black Cowe and a white Cowe of Mr. Edwards." (7)

Appears in:
Anonymous. A True Relation of the Araignment of Eighteene Witches. London: 1645, 7

1645     Suffolk  Suffolke  England 
1755

Anne Leech of Mistley, Suffolk confesses she sent some thirty years before 1645 a gray Imp to kill two horses of Mr. Bragge of Mistley, "which were killed accordingly."(7)

Appears in:
Anonymous. A True Relation of the Araignment of Eighteene Witches. London: 1645, 7

1645     Suffolk  Suffolke  England 
1758

Anne Leech of Mistley, Suffolk allegedly sent a white imp, and Elizabeth Gooding a black imp, "to destroy the child of the said Mr. Edwards." This crime is also attributed to Elizabeth Clarke and Margaret Moone.(7)

Appears in:
Anonymous. A True Relation of the Araignment of Eighteene Witches. London: 1645, 7

1644     Suffolk  Suffolke  England 
1759

Anne Leech of Mistley, Suffolk exchanges a white imp, a gray imp, and a black imp between herself and her sister-in-law, one Anne, the wife of Robert Pearce of Stoke in Suffolk, so that "these Jmpes went commingly from one two another, and did mischiefe where ever they went."(7)

Appears in:
Anonymous. A True Relation of the Araignment of Eighteene Witches. London: 1645, 7

1645     Suffolk  Suffolke  England 
1760

Anne Leech of Mistley, Suffolk confesses that she and her sister-in-law, Anne, the wife of Robert Pearce of Stoke in Suffolk, exchanged a white imp, a gray imp, and a black imp between themselves, so that "these Jmpes went commingly from one two another, and did mischiefe where ever they went."(7)

Appears in:
Anonymous. A True Relation of the Araignment of Eighteene Witches. London: 1645, 7

1615     Suffolk  Suffolke  England 
1761

Anne Leech of Mistley, Suffolk confesses that if she did "not send and imploy" her imps to do mischief, her health suffered. Conversely, if her imps were "imployed, she was healthfull and well."(7)

Appears in:
Anonymous. A True Relation of the Araignment of Eighteene Witches. London: 1645, 7

1645     Suffolk  Suffolke  England 
1762

Anne Leech, a woman from Mistley, Suffolk, confesses that imps came to her and "did usually suck those teats which were found about the private parts of her body."(7)

Appears in:
Anonymous. A True Relation of the Araignment of Eighteene Witches. London: 1645, 7

1645     Suffolk  Suffolke  England 
1763

Anne Leech of Mistley, Suffolk confesses that her imps often spoke to her, "and told her, she should never feele hell torments, and that they spake to her in an hollow voyee, which she plainly understood."(7)

Appears in:
Anonymous. A True Relation of the Araignment of Eighteene Witches. London: 1645, 7

1645     Suffolk  Suffolke  England 
1767

Anne Leech of Mistley, Suffolk sent her gray imp to Elizabeth Kirk of Manningtree, Sufflk, so that "Elizabeth lanhished by the space of one whole year, untill she dyed."(7-8)

Appears in:
Anonymous. A True Relation of the Araignment of Eighteene Witches. London: 1645, 7-8

1645     Suffolk  Suffolke  England 
1768

Anne Leech of Mistley, Suffolk confesses to sending her gray imp to Elizabeth Kirk to destroy her, "and upon the sending of the said Jmpe, the said Elizabeth lanhished by the space of one whole year, untill she dyed."(7-8)

Appears in:
Anonymous. A True Relation of the Araignment of Eighteene Witches. London: 1645, 7-8

1645     Suffolk  Suffolke  England 
1769

Anne Leech of Mistley, Suffolk took offense from Elizabeth Kirk of Manningtree, Suffolk when Elizabeth refused to share a comb. This causes Anne Leech to send a gray imp "to destroy her."(8)

Appears in:
Anonymous. A True Relation of the Araignment of Eighteene Witches. London: 1645, 8

1645     Suffolk  Suffolke  England 
1771

Anne Leech of Mistley, Suffolk confesses to sending her gray imp "to kill the daughter of the widow Rawlyns" And further, this Examinant saith, that long since, but the exact time she cannot remember, she sent her gray Imp to kill the daughter of the widow Rawlyns of Misley aforesaid; and the reason was, because this Examinant was put out of her Farm, and the said widow Rawlyns put in, where shee dwelleth at this present.(8)

Appears in:
Anonymous. A True Relation of the Araignment of Eighteene Witches. London: 1645, 8

1645     Suffolk  Suffolke  England 
1773

Anne Leech of Mistley, Suffolk confesses to knowledge of the "sending of an Jmpe by the aforesaid Elizabeth Gooding, to vex and torment Mary the wife of John Tayler of Mannyntree." Elizabeth Gooding does so for Mary Tayler "refused to give the said Elizabeth some Beeregood."(8)

Appears in:
Anonymous. A True Relation of the Araignment of Eighteene Witches. London: 1645, 8

1645     Suffolk  Suffolke  England 
1776

Anne Leech of Mistley, Suffolk confesses that "Elizabeth Gooding, and one Anne West of Lawford widow, met together at the house of the said Elizabeth Clarke, where there was a Booke read, wherein she thinks there was no goodnesse."(8)

Appears in:
Anonymous. A True Relation of the Araignment of Eighteene Witches. London: 1645, 8

1645     Suffolk  Suffolke  England 
2956

A minister from Suffolk (Anonymous 475) affirmed that "one of the poor women that was hanged for a VVitch (Anonymous 476) at Berry Assizes, in the year 1645" sent her imps (Anonymous 235) into the army in order to kill "Parliament Souldiers," and others to kill "King's Souldiers." She also allegedly sent her imps to a man's (Anonymous 477) crop of corn, causing it die. This witch allegedly confessed to these crimes. (114)

Appears in:
Ady, Thomas. A Candle in the Dark . London: 1655, 114

1645     Suffolk  Suffolke  England 
2962

A young man (Anonymous 479) from Suffolk finds himself allegedly bewitched for some time. The witch (Anonymous 480) responsible for his circumstance was executed for it.(7)

Appears in:
Dirby, Richard . Dreadful News from Wapping. Unknown: 1693, 7

1693     Suffolk  Suffolke  England